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Today's News

  • Rough Riders

    By Nick Schrager
    Enterprise correspondent

    Like a swarm of hornets on steroids, motors roar.
    Rubber slashes at the dirt, which coats everything in its path.
    In the war-like chaos, there is silence as a rider launches himself off a mound appropriately referred to as 911.
    A grill smolders, a dog pants, a toddler sitting on her dad’s shoulders smiles.
    The rider lands, people cheer.
    “They make it look easy and so smooth,” Sharon “Sam” Bach of Lebanon said.

  • Kentucky girls split with Indiana

    Kentucky’s high school all-stars got off to a good start in their annual series with Indiana, thanks to the contributions of a trio of Lady Knights.

    Indiana’s girls had a clear size advantage, but Kentucky forced 27 turnovers en route to an 84-78 victory Friday night at Freedom Hall. Indiana earned a split, however, winning Saturday’s game in Indianapolis, 100-86.

  • Mobile History Vehicle at the library today

    The Marion County Public Library is hosting the Mobile History Vehicle this afternoon, June 18.  

    The Kentucky Historical Society brought the vehicle to the library. This interactive exhibit is fund for kids and aduts.

    Here is the KHS description of the Mobile History Vehicle:

  • Flash flood lives up to its name

    The City of Lebanon got a firsthand look at what “flash flood” means Monday afternoon.
    Unofficially, Lebanon received four inches of rain in about 45 minutes, according to Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson. The storm arrived before 5 p.m. Monday.
    Johnson said almost every road in town was covered with water at some point during the storm. Johnson had not heard of any injuries, but the Red Cross did get a room at the Hampton Inn for one family from Derring Court.

  • Relay for Life is tonight, June 14

    This year’s Marion County Relay for Life event begins at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Lebanon Middle School. The event will be held outside, but the gymnasium will be available in case of rain.
    That same day, the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive and will be at LMS from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    The Relay for Life survivor’s ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., a live auction will be held at 9 p.m., and the luminary ceremony will begin at 10 p.m.

  • Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 2 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of Kentucky including Marion County. The watch is in effect until 2 p.m.

    According to the weather service, there is a small chance of a few thunderstorms this morning as a cold front moves into the area. Lightning is the main threat from any storm that may pop up.

    For more information about the thunderstorm watch, click here:

    http://goo.gl/MpF8R

  • Lebanon City Council to meet Thursday evening

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to have a special-called meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at city hall.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - A noise variance and street closing request from Girls on the Run for a "Back Tutu School" fundraiser.

    - First reading of the amended 2012-13 budget

    - First reading of the propssed 2013-14 budget

  • Bradfordsville City Commission meeting moved to Thursday

    The Bradfordsville City Commission's regular meeting scheduled for June 12 has been moved.

    Instead, the commission will hold a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Bradfordsville City Hall.

  • Bocook earns degree

    At Centre College’s Commencement ceremony on May 19, Ali Bocook of Gravel Switch received a B.A. degree in history and completed an internship with Boyle County Family Court. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
    The College’s 190th Commencement saw the largest graduating class in Centre’s history. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and moderator of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate, was this year’s featured commencement speaker. She received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Centre during the ceremony.

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