Today's News

  • Knights hang on to defeat Bruins

    In the nightcap game of the Autism Awareness Classic held Saturday at Marion County High School, the Marion County Knights played Central Hardin. The Knights led most of the way, but allowed the Bruins to creep back into the game near the end. Marion County was able to hang on and take the 71-65 victory.

  • Knights handle Eagles

    In their second match-up of the season, the Marion County Knights defeated the Campbellsville Eagles Friday by a final score of 67-34. All but two Knight players broke into the scoring column in the rout led by sophomore Clay Lanham with 10 points. With the win, the Knights move into a tie with Taylor County for the top spot in the district. The Knights have yet to tangle with the Cardinals this season, and have one more game against Adair County in Columbia.

  • Knights defeat Boyle County

    In their first game of 2012, the Marion County Knights hosted the Boyle County Rebels Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After trailing until nearly halfway through the second quarter, the Knights fought back and maintained the lead for the remainder of the game in route to the 13-point victory.

  • Lady Knights Win Battle of the Best

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the DuPont Manual Lady Crimson Saturday during the Autism Awareness Classic - a match-up featuring the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the state.
    The match-up lived up to all the hype. And the Lady Knights defeated the Lady Crimson 63-61.
    "It was a great atmosphere and a game that I'm sure people were excited to watch," Head Coach Trent Milby said. "The game could have ended with either team winning, I'm just glad it was us."

  • Duck, geese, rabbit and squirrel hunting for good measure

    I'll be kinda glad when this season is over! And I'm not talking about the deer, squirrel, rabbit or waterfowl seasons!
    What I mean is the holiday season. This season when my articles sneak up on me, a.k.a. early deadlines. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and this Monday it's Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
    Anyway, unless you've been cloistered away somewhere you know that "weather wise" it sure doesn't seem like January.

  • Little League sign-ups

    Little League sign-ups will be held from 3-6 p.m. each Friday in February at the new concession stand at Graham Memorial park. Sign-ups include baseball, softball and tee-ball for children of Marion County.
    Sign-ups begin at age 4 through 12 by April 30 for tee ball, boys coach pitch and boys league.
    Sign-ups begin with age 6 through 12 as of Jan. 1 for girls coach pitch and girls league.
    For more information call Matthew Mattingly at (270) 692-1155.

  • Linescores, Jan. 18

    Jan. 9
    At St. Charles
    St. Charles Eighth-Grade 22 (record: 4-15): Austin Aldridge 9, Daniel Maupin 4, Josh Hawkins 4, Dylan Cambron 3, Connor Mattingly 2.
    Anderson Co. 51
    St. Charles 5 7 6 4 - 22
    Anderson Co. 15 22 6 8 - 51

    St. Charles Seventh-Grade 20 (record: 14-5): Cameron Nally 11, Dylan Bradshaw 3.
    Anderson Co. 46
    St. Charles 3 6 7 4 - 20
    Anderson Co. 11 20 8 7 - 46

    Jan. 8

  • 9-point buck, Miles

    Amanda Miles, 12, killed this 9-point buck with a 21-inch inside spread during youth season in Bradfordsville. She is the daughter of Kinny and Renee Miles of Bradfordsville.

  • Higdon presents bill
  • Ford Motor Company and Stuart Powell Ford continue commitment to FFA

    Patti Powell announced last week that Stuart Powell Ford would join Ford Motor Company in its ongoing commitment to the National FFA (formerly known as the Future Farmers of America).
    Ford has committed to a 15th year of the Built Ford Tough - FFA collegiate scholarship program, which will award $1,000 scholarships to hundreds of FFA members, each co-sponsored by Ford Dealers like Stuart Powell Ford.