Today's News

  • Tourist commission to meet Jan. 9

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission is scheduled to meet in regular session at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, in room 300 at the Centre Square Convention Center.

    The agenda for the meeting includes the following items:

    - Kandice Engle-Gray to discuss the lease agreement with the City of Lebanon

    - Don Johnson regarding the Kentucky Baroque Trumpets

    - Suzi O'Daniel regarding the Heart of Kentucky Antique and Craft Show

  • Lebanon City Council meets Monday, Jan. 9

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at city hall, 118 S. Proctor Knott Avenue.

    The agenda is as follows:

    - Delegation from the United Concerned Citizens regarding the Dr. Martin Luther King March.

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Payment of bills

    - Reports

    - Old business

  • Autism Awareness Classic

         Next Saturday January 14th, Marion County High School will host the second annual Autism Awareness Classic.  The full day of action will feature seven games beginning at 11:00 A.M.  Below is a schedule of the games on that day.

    11:00 A.M.     Green County vs. Mercer County                 Girls

  • A strong finish

    Well, we rang in the New Year Sunday, and it's now 2012, which I have a hard time writing. It always takes me a little while to get used to the fact.  

    But the point of my column this week is not to talk about sports in the new year, well not yet anyway. What I want to discuss is the strong finish to the old year of 2011 that both the basketball teams and an individual athlete had last week.

  • Game Plan: Jan. 4-10

    Jan. 6-7


    The Marion County Aqua Knights compete in Somerset (Away)


    Jan. 7


    Lady Knights vs. Lexington Catholic (Away)


    Jan. 10


  • Knights finish third in Campbellsville Holiday Classic

    In their second tournament over the holiday season, the Knights of Marion County took part in the Citizens Bank/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic. The team would play three games over three days, and pick up wins in two of those games. The Knights picked up a win in their final game, which gave them third place in the tournament.

  • Lady Knights take title in Titan Christmas Clash

    In their second holiday tournament of 2011, the Lady Knights of Marion County worked their way through several tough teams to take home the title in the Mercer County/Harrodsburg Tourism Titan Christmas Clash. In the four games of the tournament, the Lady Knights won by a combined 105 points with no game being closer than 14 points.

  • Record breaker

    Marion County High School junior Makayla Epps recently became the all-time leading scorer in school history.

  • St. Catharine teams start New Year as road warriors

    An appropriate Christmas gift for the St. Catharine College basketball programs would have been a credit card for gasoline purchases. Both Patriot teams could put that to good use as they open the new year with three consecutive Mid-South Conference road games.

    Play begins Thursday with the Patriots visiting UVA-Wise. They follow that with Saturday's game at Pikeville and continue their road trip Jan. 14 at Campbellsville. The first home game of the new year is Jan. 19 against Cumberlands.

  • Hunters and fishermen: Resolve to be safe, courteous and legal