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Today's News

  • Leading by example

    By Will Phillips
    Enterprise correspondent

  • Marion County doubles the fun

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights both defeated their counterparts from Campbellsville in a Jan. 3 doubleheader.
    The Lady Knights (5-7) wasted no time in crushing the Lady Eagles, 67-17.
    Lady Knights Coach Anthony Epps said he and the team were very confident going into the game against the Lady Eagles (1-9) but because they are not as strong as they have been in the past, they could not afford to take the night off.

  • Linescores, Jan. 8

    Marion County Youth Basketball
    Dec. 21-22
    At St. Charles Middle School
    Girls 7/9 League

    Fever 18 (1-1): Jasmine Farmer 1, Emily Gardner 1, Alexis Wheeler 3, Denisha Epps 13
    Sparks 24 (2-0): Emily Clark 10, Amber Edlin 5, Kristi Martin 3, Lily Thompson 5, Emily Tungate 1

    Dream 19 (1-1): Danasia Cowherd 7, Michaela Hutchins 1, Olivia Livers 1, Grace Magana 2, D’Asya Spalding 7, Ann Preslee Thompson 1

  • Definition of a good duck hunt

    Has anyone been outside lately? If so, you’ve probably experienced a regional dose of global warming! The other day it even got warm enough to thaw out a Mountain Dew I had in my blind bag.

  • Deer: Mattingly

    Pictured are J.R. Mattingly, 7, top, who killed a button buck on Dec. 28, 2013, and Luke Mattingly, 4, who killed an 8-point buck on Dec. 29, 2013, while hunting with their father in Calvary. Their parents are B.J. and Missy Mattingly.
     

  • Police investigating murder-suicide on Marion-Taylor county line

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal is reporting that police are investigating a murder-suicide near the Marion-Taylor county line.

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident, which occurred around 11 a.m. on Finley Ridge Road, the News-Journal reported.

    Paul Dewayne Sprowles and Karyn Rae Meeks were pronounced dead at the scene by the Taylor County coroners. They have been taken to Louisville for autopsies.

  • Garbage collection suspended due to weather

     Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly released the following announcement:

    Due to the excessive cold temperatures and wind chills predicted for the next couple of  days, there will be no garbage collection on Tuesday, Jan. 7.

    There will however be  a “double-up day” on Wednesday. Jan. 8, 2014.

  • No garbage pick up on Tuesday, Jan. 7

    Due to the excessive cold temperatures and wind chills predicted for the next couple of days there will be no garbage collection on Tuesday, Jan. 7, according to Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly.
    Crews are attempting to collect garbage today, Monday, Jan. 6, but they are encountering cans/bags frozen to the ground, not to mention serious and dangerous adverse conditions for the sanitation workers with the severe wind chill conditions.

  • Husband, wife die in Holy Cross trailer fire

     Two people died as a result of a trailer fire near Loretto early Monday morning.

    Thomas Wayne Cundiff, 60, and his wife, Mary Rose Cundiff, 71, died in the fire that destroyed 6310 Holy Cross Road.

    After Jan. 8 print edition went to press, the state police reported that the autopsy report indicates that the Cundiffs died of smoke inhalation.

    The mobile home was a complete loss, according to the police. 

  • Judicial center closed; library opening at 11

    The Marion County Judicial Center will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to the anticipated bad weather, according to Marion Circuit Judge Dan Kelly.

    The Marion County Public Library will be open today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.