Today's News

  • Uncommon lawyer

    Joe Mattingly’s first day as the county attorney was one he’ll never forget.
    The Department of Corrections called to let him know that the state was going to close the Marion County Jail later that week.
    "The same afternoon, I get a call from a lawyer in Frankfort. They had sued the county and the county had not responded,” Mattingly said.
    The judge had scheduled a hearing just a few days later, and the caller wanted to know if Mattingly would be there to represent the county.

  • Lebanon Elementary honor rolls

    The following Lebanon Elementary students achieved the honor roll and perfect attendance for the first nine week’s of the 2014-15 school year.
    A honor roll
    Fifth grade - Lily Thompson.

  • Former Raywick fire chief pleads guilty to abuse of public trust

    Former Raywick Fire Chief Charles A. "Chuck" Helm pled guilty to abuse of public trust on Nov. 20 in Marion Circuit Court. He is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 18.
    Helm, 54, of 1000 Hazy Downs Road in Raywick was indicted in November of 2012. He was originally charged with abuse of public trust between $10,000 and $100,000 and theft by unlawful taking of $10,000 or more.

  • Lady Knights fall to John Hardin

     By Casey Sowers

    Enterprise correspondent

    After leading for much of the game, the Marion County Lady Knights could not hold on against the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, losing 48-45 on Dec. 2. 

  • Male sports > female sports

    By Casey Sowers

    Enterprise correspondent

    We’re all guilty of it.

    Most everyone enjoys male sports rather than female sports.

    You know it’s true.

  • Educating the educators

    Tammy Parman leaned over to get a closer look at a student’s essay about her grandmother.
    “You don’t have to tell me your next paragraph is going to give me examples,” Parman suggested. “You let me figure that out.”

  • The nastiest, wonderful time of the year

     I love December! I enjoy the hunting seasons and ... dare I admit it ... even the weather! Now if we could just designate which days would be “high blue” and those that’d be “nasty dark,” it’d be perfect.

  • Luxco acquires an interest in Limestone Branch Distillery

    Luxco announced Tuesday, Dec. 2, that the company will acquire a 50 percent equity position in Limestone Branch Distillery. The distillery going forward will be operated jointly by the two companies. 

  • Linescores, Dec. 10

    Marion County Youth Basketball

    Scores from Dec. 6- 7 at Lebanon Middle School

    Boys 9-11 league

    Heat (1-0) Vs. Thunder (0-1)

    Heat 28 –  Stephen Scott 7, Ethan Scott 1, Will Hunt 4, Aidan Wayland 12, Javon Adams 4

  • Local player chosen for showcase in Miami

     The 9th Annual Power Showcase All-World/All-American Baseball Classic in Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins, will will feature 170 of the world’s best players representing more than 20 countries and a Marion County athlete will be one of them.