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Today's News

  • Last second heroics propel Knights over Anderson County

    A 35-17 lead in the second half turned into a 39-35 deficit in the fourth quarter for the Knights on Friday night against Anderson County.

    Bryson Bell's end zone catch with seven seconds remaining would put the Knights up for good, 42-39. Bell and quarterback Eric Miles connected on the Hail Mary play on third and fifteen. Bell made the catch over several Bearcat defenders and wrestled for the ball while falling into to the end zone.

    Marion County faces Green County next week on the road in the final regular season game.

  • Renovations create educational possibilities

    St. Charles Middle School Principal John Brady is convinced that renovation can make a difference. Two years ago, his school underwent a $7 million renovation.

  • Obama wins mock election at MCHS

    Earlier this week, Marion County High School students participated in a mock election. Students were asked to cast ballots for president, U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative and to indicate what issues are the most important to them in this election.   The MCHS mock election was held Monday, Oct. 27, and 845 ballots were cast.   The Obama/Biden ticket won 56 percent of the student vote. Democrat Bruce Lunsford received the most votes in the U.S.

  • County offices will be closed for Election Day

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly has released an announcement regarding the Election Day schedule for county offices.

    Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Many county offices and services will not be available that day.

    No garbage will be picked up Election Day. The Tuesday route will be picked up Wednesday, Nov. 5, along with the regular Wednesday route.

    The Marion County Clerk's office will be open on Election Day, but the public should be aware that the office will be "extremely busy" with election activities.

  • More slideshows are coming

    Due to some technical issues, slideshows for the Dance Diaspora performance Oct. 23 and the fire and rescue training over the weekend have not yet appeared on our website.

    We are working on the issues and hope to have them online soon.

  • Knights run out of time

    If the Knights played the North Bullitt High School Eagles on paper, Marion County would have walked off North Bullitt's field a happy team on Friday night.

    However, the numbers don't tell the whole story in this district rivalry that will surely escalate after this bout. Despite producing 405 yards of total offense and only allowing 119 yards of total offense from stand out Dalton Cissell and the Eagles, the Knights fell 21-14.   

  • Knights fall short against Boyle County

    Euphoria from a first round district tournament victory over Taylor County didn't last long as eventual tournament champion Boyle County dispatched Marion County 6-0 last Wednesday night.

    Head Coach Greg Conley said the Knights traded shots with Boyle County in the first half.

    "They converted on two and we didn't," Conley said. "I thought in my heart that if it was 0-0 at halftime we could have won."

  • Jesus’ teachings do not match with a liberal political philosophy

    I never thought to be writing a column for The Lebanon Enterprise, but I must respond to B.L. Conway’s column of Sept. 17.  In his column he states that we should not fear voting for Obama. He postulates that the three reasons that someone may choose not to vote for Obama is because he is a “man of color”, due to his name and its implications, or because he is a liberal.  He makes the comparison that Jesus was a “man of color” and a liberal.

  • Fear is a factor for some voters

    For years, politicians have won elections one of two ways. Either one candidate convinces the voting public that he or she is the best person for the job, or one candidate is so feared by the voting public that the other candidate becomes the lesser of two evils.

  • Lady Knights’ soccer season ends

    After drilling Garrard County 4-0 in the district tournament opener, the Marion County High School girls' soccer team ended their season in the second round of the 29th District tournament against Danville High School.

    The Admirals never pulled in the reins, pursuing shots on goal until late in the game, winning 6-0.