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Today's News

  • High school was a pleasant surprise

    By Gabby Barnes
    Guest columnist

  • Repent, really?

    By Dennis Hagan
    Guest Columnist

    Editor’s note: This column was written in response to a column that appeared in the July 23 edition of the Enterprise.

    When I take a look around our great nation (through my own eyes versus the mass media), I see a nation that continues to bloom with compassion and good will. Where great people work hard every day to extend a helping hand to those less fortunate in economics and education.

  • School is back in session: Drive slow and let them grow

    Years ago J.T. Whitlock would run PSA commercials every year when school started. One of his favorite messages was “Drive slow and let them grow.” I thought these were a little on the corny side, but they were effective. Folks, school is starting this week and everyone is a little excited and out of their summer routine. Traffic will be heavy with all the moms and dads headed to school with their children for that first day. School buses will be out on the roads after a short summer recess. So, slow down, be patient and remember: Drive slow and let them grow.

  • Gootee is the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman

     Rachel Gootee is the 2015 Marion County Distinguished Young Woman.

    Gootee won the title along with preliminary scholarship, self-expression, talent and Be Your Best Self awards.

    She is the daughter of John and Lou Ann Gootee.

    Look for more about Gootee in the Aug. 6 print edition.

    Here are the winners from Saturday night's program at Marion County High School:

    Distinguished Young Woman — Rachel Gootee

    First runner-up — Mary Beth Childers

  • Man dies in car fire in Washington County

     A man was found dead after car fire Friday morning in Washington County.

  • Superintendent's evaluation scheduled for Monday

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at the board of education office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda includes an executive session pursuant to KRS 156.557(4) regarding preliminary discussions relating to the evaluation of a superintendent. 

    According to the agenda, after the executive session,  the board will give its summative evaluation of Superintendent Taylora Schlosser.

  • 7-30-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Wednesday, Aug. 6: Assorted Poptart and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 7: Biscuit and sausage and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, cinnamon maple applesauce, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Aug. 8: Cinnamon bun and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, sliced pears, variety of juice, milk.
    MCHS Additional menu item: Assorted Poptart or cereal bar.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • 7-30-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Wednesday, Aug. 6: Assorted Poptart and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, pineapple, strawberry cup, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 7: Biscuit and sausage and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, cinnamon maple applesauce, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Aug. 8: Cinnamon bun and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, sliced pears, variety of juice, milk.
    MCHS Additional menu item: Assorted Poptart or cereal bar.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • NRCS visits Cornerstone to Learning Daycare
  • Sure shots compete in Spencer and Adair counties