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Today's News

  • Garbage stink is finally aired out

    Collecting garbage is a dirty job, and since 1994, it’s caused a real stink between the Marion County Fiscal Court and the owner of Brookhaven Trailer Park.
    The county and Brookhaven Manor, Inc., have been in a legal battle since 1995, which finally came to a resolution recently.
    The legal battle began in July of 1994, when Paul Howard Jr., Brookhaven trailer park operator, stopped paying garbage collection bills after his payments were modified when Marion County Judge/Executive Dave Hourigan took office.

  • Flooding concerns shared with council

    Downtown business and property owners filled Lebanon City Hall Monday evening to air their concerns about flood water.
    Charles Mills of Chasers was the first person to address the council about recent downtown flooding.
    "I'm not here to raise hell. I ain't here to complain,” Mills said. He added they were there to help the city solve the problem.
    He recounted how the basement of his restaurant flooded as a result of heavy rainfall and how splashing water from passing cars created additional problems.

  • Knights split golf matches

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Marion County Knights played against the Nelson County Tigers and Bethlehem Eagles a pair of matches last week. 

    The Knights put away the Tigers on their home turf when they shot a 180 to the Tigers 201 Sept. 3.

  • Linescores, Sept. 11

    SCMS at St. Dominic 

    Sept. 5

    7th grade won 28-14

    Jenny Mattingly 9 pts, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 6 steals, Kristi Martin 6 pts, Mckenzie Bagwell 4 pts, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, Emily Helms 4 pts, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, Katie Mattingly 3 pts, Grace Farmer 2 pts

    8th grade won 33-9

  • Small boat tournament will be this weekend

    Coming up Sunday, Sept. 15, is our first small boat, pond hopper, bass tournament. It’ll start at 7 a.m. on Fagan Branch with a 1 p.m. weigh-in.

  • Deer season has opened for archers; crossbow season will begin Oct. 1

    By Ben Carlson

    Landmark News Service

    For hunters, it’s a day to rejoice.

    For the deer they’re trying to shoot? Not so much.

  • Ed Whitfield talks diabetes, the economy and energy at chamber luncheon

    U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield spoke on a variety of topics at the Marion County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday, including the fight against diabetes, the economy and the energy sector.
    Representatives from the American Diabetes Association were on hand to present Whitfield with an award for his work to help in the fight against diabetes. While Whitfield said no one in his family has ever had diabetes, it’s a cause that is near and dear to his heart after meeting a group of children in Paducah, ages 10 to 14, who all had the disease.

  • Bluegrass Pipeline officials, opponents address legislators

    By Ryan Quinn
    The State Journal

    A legislative committee meeting drew about 150 people Thursday for a discussion on the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline, which could make its way through Kentucky.
    Controversy has arisen over the safety and environmental risks of the project and the question of whether the pipeline companies have eminent domain to secure easements from landowners. All these issues came up Thursday, with lawmakers expressing both support and concern.

  • Kroger to end double coupons in Kentucky

    From The State Journal

    Kroger announced Friday it will cease doubling coupon values Sept. 22 in most of its Kentucky, southern Indiana and southern Illinois stores.
    Local Kroger stores are not alone in the change; The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that coupon doubling would end Sept. 21 in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama stores. There’s even a Facebook page called “Bring Back Doubles” and a website, www.bringbackdoubles.com, with the titular goal of urging Kroger to reverse the trend.

  • Kroger car show

    On Saturday, Kroger held a car show, which benefitted the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The show featured classic vehicles, each of which had a story to tell. The Marion County Cattleman?s Association served up ribeye sandwiches, hamburgers and more during the show.