Today's News

  • Republican senate candidate - Matt Bevin

    Matt Bevin was born in Shelburne, New Hampshire, as the second of six children. He attended Washington and Lee University in Virginia on a four-year ROTC scholarship.

    After graduating from college in 1989, Bevin joined the U.S. Army as a commissioned officer. He served for four years attaining the rank of captain.

    In 2008, he started working at Bevin Bros., a bell manufacturing company that has been in his family since 1832. In 2011, Bevin became the president of the company.

  • Republican senate candidate - Brad Copas

    Brad Copas grew up in Tompkinsville in Monroe County and Frankfort. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in business administration.

    Copas joined the US Army in 1990 and served in Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He also participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom as the member of the Kentucky Army National Guard. As a member of the guard, he has served in foreign countries and 

  • Republican senate candidate - Mitch McConnell

    McConnell was first elected to the Senate in 1984, and he has been re-elected four times.

    McConnell has served as the Senate Minority Leader since 2006, and he believes his experience and his leadership position in the Senate are an advantage for Kentucky.

    The Enterprise was able to interview Bevin, Copas and McConnell, although McConnell’s interview included fewer questions because of time limitations.


  • Board of elections meeting

    The Marion County Board of Elections will meet at 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the Marion County Clerk’s Office. The board will be inspecting the voting machines for the May 20th Primary Election, and discussing the redistricting of Marion County voters due to state mandated reapportionment. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Elevated fire danger Wednesday due to dry air, wind

     Marion County Emergency Management Director Hayden Johnson is warning people to used "extreme caution" if they are considering a controlled burn Wednesday, April 23.

    The combination of dry air and steady north winds increases the risk of wildfires Wednesday afternoon and evening, he announced.

    The relative humidity is expected to drop into the mid-20 percent range this afternoon and remain low into the early evening hours. Johnson encouraged people who are considering a controlled burn today to consider another time if possible.

  • GED graduation held at Centre Square April 15
  • 4-23-14 School Menus

    Monday, April 28: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 29: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, April 30: Whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberries, variety of juice, milk.
    Elementary schools

  • 4-23-14 MCHS Students of the Week
  • Second grade reading day at LES
  • Bethlehem honor roll

    The following Bethlehem High School students from Marion County have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.
    “All A” honor roll
    Freshmen James Blanford and Brett Gordon.
    “A-B” honor roll
     Sophomores Dylan Gordon and G. J. Olde Loohuis; juniors
    Rebecca Bowman and Mary Beth Childers; and senior Peyton Leake.