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Today's News

  • 2010 stories deserve second take

    As 2010 closes out, many different things have happened in the sports world in Marion County. Here are a few of the top items that we chose to be included in the year in review of 2010.

    Lady Knights defeat Mercy
    Kyvin Goodin-Rogers dominated Mercy with 25 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks while giving the visitors a nightmare match up.

  • Eat black-eyed peas for good luck

    It’s supposed to be good luck to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day, and these two recipes are so good you’ll want to continue this tradition for sure.
    The Black-eyed Pea Dip recipe was sent to me by my mother in the mid-1970s, and it was called “Tennessee Caviar.” I’ve seen it under other names, too.
    It is great as a dip with chips or veggies, and can also be served on lettuce leaves as a salad.
    It’s delicious, and keeps a week in the fridge.

  • Hunting
  • State Police is asking drivers to ‘Put it Down’

    Kentucky State Police is preparing for Jan. 1, 2011, when they will begin issuing citations for violations of the texting law that went into effect July 15, 2010. The law (KRS 189.292) will prohibit drivers from texting while their vehicle is in motion.  
    For drivers who are under eighteen, the law (KRS 189.294) goes a step further by prohibiting both texting and cell phone use for this age group.
    Spokesperson for KSP, Lt. David Jude says that the new law was designed to place the drivers’ focus back on the road instead of an electronic device.

  • Georgetown College Government Association
  • Nelson County Cardinals will visit Roby Dome

    The Marion County Knights will host the Nelson County Cardinals Tuesday Jan. 4. The Knights have had limited success against the Cardinals over the past few seasons.
    Since the 2002-03 season, Marion County has only defeated Nelson County three times while having 14 losses in that same time period.

  • Fort Harrod Classic

    Thursday, the Marion County varsity boys’ basketball team took on Deming High School in the Fort Harrod Classic at Mercer County High School. This was the Knights fourth and final game in the tournament, and their only win in those four outings. Marion County was able to keep Deming in check during the first half, heading into the halftime break down only six points at 25-19.  

  • Lebanon man indicted for DUI fourth offense

    Timothy Ray Mays, 39, of 780 Sulphur Springs Road in Lebanon was indicted for DUI fourth offense (aggravator), operating a motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI, careless driving and disregarding a stop sign.
    According to the indictment, on or about Nov. 13, Mays was driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substances that impaired his driving ability, and this was his fourth or subsequent offense.
    His bond was set at $15,000 with the condition that he use no drugs or alcohol.

  • Winter wheat meeting is Jan. 11 in Hopkinsville

    By Katie Pratt

     Wheat prices around $7 a bushel have enticed new producers and those who haven’t grown wheat in a few years to plant a crop.
    In addition, some producers have increased their acreage this year to take full advantage of the favorable prices. Specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will offer producers advice during the 2011 Winter Wheat Meeting to help ensure they have a successful growing season.

  • Game Plan 12-29-10

    12.29.10

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. TBA Away (Pickerington, Ohio)

     

    12.30.10

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. TBA Away (Pickerington, Ohio)

     

    1.4.11

    Basketball

    Knights vs. Nelson County Home (7:30 p.m.)

    Lebanon Middle vs. Bardstown Home