Today's News

  • 11-12 year-olds win state championship

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise Correspondent 

    Braving a barrage of heat, rain, wind, thunder, lightning, and a tornado warning, the Marion County 11-12-year-old softball team narrowly knocked out Clay County, 3-2, in 11 innings Sunday afternoon at North Laurel Little League in London. 

    The win gave Marion County the title of state champions for the first time in this division. 

  • Jets International

    By Nick Schrager

    Enterprise correspondent

    Word trickled down through word of mouth and the World Wide Web. It spread like wild fire. Jets Over Kentucky was on.  Last week at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport, jet engines roared and remote control planes performed tricks while people exchanged laughs and jokes about their models, experiences and current events. 

  • Divine qualifies for National Junior Olympics in decathlon

    On July 10-11, Brooks and Ty Divine, sons of Steve and Lee Ann Divine, competed in the Region 5 USA Track & Field Junior Olympics in Olivet, Mich. 

    Brooks placed second in his age division in the decathlon with personal bests in the 1500 meters, discus, high jump, and shot put. He pole vaulted 14 feet, six inches, and his overall score was 5,759 points for the 10 events. 

  • The Open, Scotland and BBC

    Random thoughts as we prepare for my favorite major of the year and dedicating this column to the late friend Gene Spragens who had a great love of links golf.

    It’s the Open Championship to be contested at the all-male Muirfield, home of the Honourable Company of Ediburgh Golfers, located in Gullane Scotland.

  • 13-year-olds win one at Babe Ruth state tourney

    Marion County’s 13-year-old Babe Ruth team got off to a rough start in their state tournament, losing by 10 runs to the host team, South Lexington, on July 11.

    Marion County bounced back Friday with a win over Southeastern, but they were eliminated from the tournament Saturday by Russell County.


    South Lexington 15,

    Marion County 5

  • Softball tourney will benefit Make-A-Wish

    A co-ed softball tournament to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been scheduled for Saturday, July 27, at Graham Memorial Park.

    The tournament will start at 10 a.m. 

    The registration fee is $100 per team. The deadline to register is July 22.

    Teams must have 12 players or less, with a minimum of four females 17 and older. 

  • Rain, rain, just another reason to complain

    It’s really kind of amazing! This year I’ve heard about how much rain we’ve had. And if memory serves me, it’s from the same people who previously complained about how dry it was this time last year.

    Worse are the day to day complainers! “It waits till my off days to rain.” Or “Why does it rain on the weekends and holidays?” You’d think it only rained on them.

  • Off to Indy!

    After defeating Clay County in the Kentucky state softball tournament on July 13, the 11-12-year-old girls team will advance to the central regional tournament in Indianapolis.

    Friday morning, the girls drove down Main Street, where fans waved and cheered before they departed for indianopolis.

    Marion County will represent Kentucky at the Central Region tournament.

  • When you can’t care enough to care

    By Dr. David Whitlock

    You can often see it in their eyes, if you take the time to look: That far away gaze tells you they are somewhere else - maybe in the future or the past but not the present.

    Or sometimes their eyes dart this way and that, like those of a trapped animal searching for an escape route. 

  • Homecoming at Tucker Baptist Church

    Tucker Chapel Baptist Church will be having a homecoming on July 21.

    Their guest will be Centennial Baptist Church in Harrodsburg, John D. Short, pastor.