Today's News

  • Knights fall to Hawks, Bulldogs

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team had their last game of the regular season Friday night at home against LaRue County. It was also senior night. In a game where the Knights stayed within striking distance all night long, LaRue County’s star player, Kelton Ford, poured in a career-high 39 points to lead the Hawks to a 68-60 victory. The Knights finished the regular season with a record of 11-16.

  • Lady Knights season reaches a Mercy-ful end

    The Marion County Lady Knights went on the road Feb. 12 to take on Mercy Academy in their last regular season game. After winning their previous 29 games, Marion County had little trouble in capping off an impressive 30-0 undefeated regular season. Patrice Tonge led the way with a career-high 22 points in the 64-46 win.
    “We played a really good game,” Head Coach Trent Milby said. “We were really focused on the game and went to a tough place to win, and won.”

  • Triple Threat

    Three Marion County Lady Knights have received invitations recently to try out for the Kentucky squad in the annual Kentucky/Indiana all-star game sponsored by the Lions Eye Foundation. The tryouts will be held on March 23-24 at Georgetown College.  
    Last season, Marion County’s Bre Elder played in the game. This year, the game will once again be played in Freedom Hall on June 14, and will travel to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis the following night.

  • Motivated motivator

    “Imani” is Swahili for “faith,” and it’s the perfect name for Imani Biggers.
    It’s been said that faith doesn’t have or know an age, and that’s certainly true with Imani.
    When asked what she thinks makes her special, the soft-spoken, bright-eyed 9-year-old sits quietly for a few moments, pondering her answer. Her eyes well up with tears as she softly replies.
    “I have God in my heart,” she said. “He watches over me.”

  • ‘God’s nobleman’

    The headline proclaimed, “Father Vincent Smith’s First Mass a Notable Occasion.”
    Why exactly was this Mass, celebrated June 10, 1934, worthy of headlines? It was the first time an African-American born in Kentucky had celebrated Mass as a Catholic priest.
    The newspaper wrote that more than 2,000 black Catholics — including Smith’s parents, who were both in their 80s — attended the Mass along with 30 priests from the diocese of Louisville and surrounding dioceses.

  • 4-H speech judges needed


  • Twin County Advantage to become non-subscriber publication

    The Twin County Advantage, serving residents in Marion and Washington counties, will become a non-subscriber publication beginning March 4.
    With this change, The Lebanon Enterprise will be eliminating the duplication of two of our products.

  • Celebration of Black History is Feb. 24

    The Marion County Chapter of the NAACP will be hosting its annual Celebration of Black History at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Centre Square in Lebanon.
    The guest speakers this year are husband and wife, Rev. Derrick and Rev. Maricela McElroy. Derrick McElroy is a former Lebanon resident who is now the youth minister for Baca Miracle Center Ministries in Louisville. He recently addressed a group at the United Presbyterian Church in Lebanon.

  • Bradfordsville Spring Fling is Saturday

    The Bradfordsville Spring Fling will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Bradfordsville School Building. 
    The event will include a chili supper-featuring chili or vegetable soup, pimento cheese or peanut butter sandwiches, drink and dessert. 
    Activities will include a cake walk, silent auction, country store, popcorn, duck pond, and lots more games. 
    Everyone is invited, and proceeds go to support the school building.

  • Fiscal court news briefs

    The Marion County Fiscal Court on Feb. 7 approved $1,200 from community project funds to help the new softball programs at Lebanon and St. Charles middle schools.
    The money came from Magistrate Larry Caldwell, John Arthur Elder III and Steve Masterson’s project funds. Magistrates Jackie Wicker and Roger “Cotton” Smothers have already committed their project funds for the year.
    - The court approved its annual $5,000 allocation for Marion County Little League.