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Today's News

  • Kentucky Health Exchange scheduled to go live Oct. 1

    State officials estimate that more than 640,000 Kentuckians do not have health insurance, and a majority of them are working families.
    In Marion County, 3,076 individuals under 65 do not have health insurance, according to the Governor’s Office.
    Starting Oct. 1, many uninsured Kentuckians will be able to sign up for insurance through the Kentucky Health Exchange.
    While the individual health exchange will open Oct. 1, the insurance policies will not take effect until Jan. 1, 2014.

  • New MCHS principal values team work

    Mike Abell, 41, of Springfield has been an educator for 19 years, and becoming a principal has always been one of his aspirations.
    He fulfilled that dream Monday, which was his first day at Marion County High School as its new principal.
    “I’m so grateful to have the opportunity,” Abell said last week after the SBDM council unanimously hired him for the position. “As a principal, you have such an opportunity to influence more students on a larger scale.”

  • Lee-bear-OH!

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise correspondent

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  • Junior Knights wins 2 of 3 over Campbellsville

    The St. Charles sixth grade girls defeated visiting Campbellsville, 25-5.
    Jenny Mattingly led the team with nine points, six rebounds and five steals. Emily Helms added eight points.
    Kristi Martin scored two points and grabbed seven rebounds and three steals. McKenzie Bagwell also had seven rebounds in the win.
    In the seventh-grade game, St. Charles won, 19-11.
    Elise Carpenter led the scoring with seven points to go with five steals and three rebounds.

  • Hoerter remembered for work in community

    Lt. Col. George J. Hoerter, a veteran of three wars, died Aug. 19 at the age of 92.
    Hoerter served during World War II, and he served during Korea and Vietnam before retiring from the Air Force in 1974.
    Hoerter grew up in Louisville, but moved to Lebanon after retiring from the military. In the late 1980s, he served as a member of the Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, including a stint as the chamber president.

  • Little Knight Cheer Clinic is Sept. 7

    The Marion County High School cheerleaders will be hosting a clinic for girls in kindergarten through the eighth grade Sept. 7 at  Marion County High School.
    The clinic will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7, clinic participants will learn different aspects of cheerleading, and Sept. 13, the participants will have an opportunity to perform at the Marion County football game against Woodford County.
    To register or to ask questions, send an email to paige.hassman@sccky.edu or courtney.murphy@marion.kyschools.us, or speak with any cheerleader.

  • Season tickets available for fall sports

    The fall season ticket prices for Marion County High School Sports are as follows:
    - Football, $20
    - Soccer, $30
    - Volleyball, $30
    - All Sport Passes $100
     These can be purchased at the Marion County High School office.

  • ‘Twain’ highlights arts festival this weekend

    “An Evening with Mark Twain” will be the featured performance during the second annual Classic Arts Festival, Aug. 30 and 31, at the Centre Square Fine Arts Building in Lebanon.

  • Loretto Homecoming is Saturday

    The 6th Mark Mattingly Memorial Loretto Homecoming will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Loretto Ball Park.
    The activities begin with a car show at 9 a.m.
    The Tim Fowler Firefighter Challenge is scheduled to start at noon, and an auction and live music are both scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
    A kickball game is scheduled for 4 p.m. A local team will face the 97.5 WAMZ HAMZ kickball team.
    All profits from this event will go toward St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.