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Today's News

  • Top 10 zingers from Fancy Farm 2015

    By Joseph Gerth & Tom Loftus
    The Courier-Journal

  • Database provides information on surgeons

    Kentucky Health News
    A new online database is available to help consumers choose a surgeon, but surgeons are pushing back and asking for a peer-reviewed study of the data.

  • Bluegrass Poll: Paul vs. Clinton is still close

    By Tom Loftus
    The Courier-Journal

    As he hustles for support in early voting states for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Rand Paul stands only about even in his home state in a hypothetical general election against Democratic favorite Hillary Clinton, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

  • Study: Kentucky ranks as ‘lenient’ state for speeders

    By Janica Kaneshiro
    The Courier-Journal

    Kentucky speeders get off easier than drivers in other states, according to a 2015 WalletHub study that ranked the “Strictest and Most Lenient States on Speeding and Reckless Driving.” Indiana’s ranking showed the state is stricter with speeders.

  • Obama spells out EPA’s tougher carbon rules

    By James Bruggers
    The Courier-Journal

    With much at stake for Kentucky and Indiana, the battle over climate pollution intensified in the days before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency planned to unveil its final rules to curb heat-trapping gases from the nation’s power plants.
    “Climate change is not a problem for another generation, not anymore,” President Barack Obama said Sunday, as highlights of the rule leaked out of Washington.

  • Whitfill is new Distinguished Young Woman

    Adria Whitfill has been named the 2016 Distinguished Young Woman of Marion County.

    "I can't believe it," Whitfill said. "It feels like a really elaborate dream."

    In addition to winning the overall award, Whitfill received a preliminary scholastic award, an interview award and a talent award.

    Here are the rest of this year's award winners:

    2016 Distinguished Young Woman - Adria Whitfill

    First runner-up - Lydia Anne Howlett

    Second runner-up - Leah Anne Thompson

  • Man who fell from car has died

    A Loretto man who fell out of a car on Tuesday morning died on Wednesday evening, the Lebanon Police have confirmed. Anthony Tyler Hamilton was 24 years old.

    The Lebanon Police received a call at 7:47 a.m. July 28 reporting that a person was in the road on West Main Street near Lanham Lane. Officers found Hamilton lying in the road in front of the Five Star Food Mart in Lebanon.

  • Principal: St. Charles Middle values art

    St. Charles Middle school has received criticism on social media and in recent letters to the editor for a decision to eliminate its art teaching position.
    But St. Charles Principal Buffy Mann remains confident that her school’s students will still have exposure to the arts in other ways.
    “SCMS and I value art and we agree that it plays an integral role in the development of a successful student. We appreciate the concern and support for art,” Mann wrote in an email to the Enterprise.

  • 2016 Marion County Distinguished Young Woman Program is Saturday

    Marion County Distinguished Young Women, Inc. will present the 2016 Marion County Distinguished Young Women Program at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at Marion County High School. Seventeen young ladies will participate in the program with a theme this year of “It’s Only Rock-N-Roll, Baby."
    The Distinguished Young Women logo is “emphasis on education” and its participants will be judged on scholastics, interview, talent, fitness and self-expression.

  • Chamber changes won’t hurt Ham Days

    Representatives of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce met with the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission last week to reassure the commission that Ham Days will not be affected by recent changes in the chamber office.
    Stacy Mattingly recently resigned as the chamber director to accept a sales position that will allow her to work from home. Lisa Kearnes has taken over as the interim chamber director while the search for the next director is underway.