Today's News

  • Boyle County defeats Knights

    By Will Phillips

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights travelled Friday night to face the undefeated the Boyle County Rebels. 

  • Lady Knights advance to district finals, regionals

    The Marion County Lady Knights made quick work of the Adair County Lady Indians in the first round of the 20th District Tournament Monday night in Campbellsville. Marion County defeated the Lady Indians, 25-17, 25-18, 25-13.

    With the win, the Lady Knights (23-11) earned a chance to play for their district championship Tuesday evening (after press time) against either Taylor County or Campbellsville. 

  • Soccer Knights win district championship, 5-1

    After a season of ups and downs, the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights both advanced beyond the district tournament.

    Unfortunately, the Knights (16-7) lost the Nelson County Cardinals (10-5-1) on Monday, 2-0, in the first round the Firth Region tournament at North Hardin high school. 

  • Hippie & Dippy

    Mindy Ward has participated in The Bourbon Chase every year since it started, and so has her team’s mascot, “Vana” – an inflatable doll with a penchant for photo bombing.
    “I can’t get enough of it. When I go home, I get The Bourbon Chase blues,” said Ward, who from New Paris, Ohio.
    Ward is part of the team “Bourbon Babes and their man slaves”, and she said participating in the race brings her together with her friends from across the country.

  • E911, fiscal court meetings are Thursday

    Members of the Marion County Fiscal Court and the Lebanon City Council will be discussing E911 during a meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.
    For the past two years, city and county officials have been working together to bring E911 service to Marion County. The meeting is intended to update local officials on the progress toward implementing the service and to discuss agreements about operating costs going forward.

  • Halloween in the Park

    Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon will be hosting Halloween in the Park from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday Oct. 31. There will be a hay ride, games and plenty of candy.
    The park is also gearing up for its Christmas in the Park festivities, which will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 27.
    The  park staff is currently looking for Christmas decoration donations or monetary donations. Many of their decorations were destroyed last year due to the weather. The staff asks that people not donate blow up decorations because they are easily destroyed.

  • Marching Knights headed to state semifinals

    The Marion County Marching Knights finished fifth in the Class AAAA East Quarterfinals Oct. 19 at Madison Southern High School.
    As a result, they earned a spot in the state semifinals on Oct. 26 at South Oldham High School in Crestwood. The Marching Knights are scheduled to perform at noon.
    They are one of 16 bands who will be competing in the semifinals. The top four bands will advance to the state finals that evening at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville.

  • Women’s work

    Mary Michael Townley and her sister, Pam Hutchins, have been cleaning up vehicles for as long as they can remember.
    “We used to wash cars at home when we were kids for everybody,” said Townley, 47.
    Hutchins, 44, agreed that it’s something they’ve done all their lives, going back to their youth in Raywick.
    Townley said she thinks they charged less than $5 back then.
    “They did that to make money and paid for their school clothes,” their mother, Phyllis Troutman, said.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline secures property in nine counties

    Kentucky Press News Service

    The two companies working together to build the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline through 13 Kentucky counties say they have signed easement agreements with landowners in nine counties.
    The proposed pipeline would run about 500 miles from the northeast down to the Gulf Coast. The pipeline would carry natural gas liquids often used in the manufacture of plastic products.

  • Advisory issued for dietary supplement linked to hepatitis, liver failure

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Department for Public Health is advising consumers and retailers concerning a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Advisory issued on Oct. 8. regarding acute hepatitis and liver failure linked to the reported use of a dietary supplement intended for weight loss or muscle building.