Today's News

  • First Hwy. 49 Yard Sale is this weekend

    The first Kentucky Highway 49 Yard Sale is scheduled to take place Friday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 15.
    The yard sale will span from Liberty into Bardstown. In Marion County, it will include Bradfordsville, Lebanon, Loretto, Holy Cross and several places in between.
    More information about set-ups can be found at http://www.visitlebanonky.com/events/hwy-49-sale/http://www.visitlebanon....
    Any participants who would like to have their location listed on the website, should send an email to info@visitlebanonky.com.

  • Celebrate 100 years
  • 9-11-13 Birth Announcement


    Brad and Rebecca Hill of Springfield announce the birth of an 8-pound, 7-ounce daughter, Ann Taylor Hill, born Aug. 6, 2013 at Norton Suburban, Louisville.
    Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Paula Smith of Springfield. Paternal grandparents are Jimmy and Lisa Hill of Loretto.

  • Daniels and Wright willmarry Sept. 21


  • The Great Outhouse Blowout is Sept. 14

    Historic Penn’s Store will celebrate the area’s rural heritage this month with it’s hilarious and intriguing outhouse race, “The Great Outhouse Blowout.” It will all happen on Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 10 a.m., at 257 Penn's Store Road in Gravel Switch.

  • Football Knights fall to Tigers by 14

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

    The Bardstown Tigers defeated the visiting Marion County Knights on Friday night, 45-31. 

    Knights Coach Jeff Robbins thought his team made too many mental mistakes during the game.

    “[There] were too many blown assignments defensively and [we] just didn’t execute offensively,” Robbins said.

  • Animal officers seeking information about dead dog

    Marion County’s animal control officers are seeking information about a pit bull that was found dead on the side of Josh Cox Road on Friday.
    Sarah Gribbins of the animal shelter said they received a call around 2 p.m. Friday from a property owner in the area. He noticed the dog. He also saw a gas can with some gasoline still inside about three feet from the dog.
    “It almost looks like they tried to catch the dog on fire,” Gribbins said.
    She added that fur appeared to have been burned off on the dog.

  • Football is in full swing

    Notes written while hoping that all of you had Peyton Manning on your fantasy football teams …

    Football season is most definitely here, now that everybody from the pee-wees to the pros has started their seasons.

    The Marion County Knights are off to a rough start. After an opening week victory over Lloyd Memorial, the Knights suffered a loss in a close contest to Bell County in a game that was stopped by Mother Nature.

  • 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.