Today's News

  • Adoption Announcement

    Stuart and Allison Hagan O’Daniel of Bardstown announce the adoption of their 3-pound, 1-ounce son, Elliot Dawoj O’Daniel, born February 5, 2016 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
    Maternal grandparents are the late Bobby and Terry G. Hagan. Maternal great-grandmother is Shirley Guthrie of Bardstown. Paternal grandparents are Robby and Pat O’Daniel of Lebanon. Paternal great-grandparents are Jeff and Rita O’Daniel of Lebanon.
    Elliot has seven siblings, Sawyer, Miller, Gus, Hagan, Josie, Mollie, and Sam.

  • MCHS Knight signs with SCC to play basketball

    Marion County guard Tyler Wethington (center) signed a letter of intent to play basketball at St. Catharine College. Pictured with him are from left, Helen Spalding (grandmother), Candi Spalding (mother), Carlee Jo Wethington (sister), Wethington, Blake Wethington (brother), Steve Wethington (father) and Kristen Murphy. In back row, from left, MCHS Principal Michael Abell, James Rodney Spalding (uncle), St. Catharine coach Joe Krupinski, and Marion County Head Coach Montrelle Irvin.

  • Robey and Gardner will marry June 4


    Diane Mattingly and Mikie Robey announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Michele Robey, to Kevin Dale Gardner, son of Bob and Debbie Gardner.
    The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m. June 4, 2016, at Loretto City Hall. A reception will follow at St. Francis parish gym.

  • Glasscock kills turkey

    Coy Glasscock killed this 23-pound turkey with a bow recently. The turkey had a 10-inch beard and 3/4 spurs.

  • Adkins and Johnson will marry May 28


    Larry Adkins of Raywick announces the forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Angela Adkins, to Jamie Johnson, son of James and Ida Johnson of Bardstown.
    Adkins is the daughter of the late Hope Mattingly.
    The wedding and reception will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at Loretto Sportsman Club.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Hill celebrates 90th birthday
  • Let's play ball!

    The Marion County Middle School A Baseball Team defeated Taylor County Monday evening 6-5. The B team was defeated 10-4. Marion County also took losses over the weekend against Bardstown Middle School A team 2-4 and B team 3-11.

    The Marion County Middle School Softball team defeated Spencer County on April 18 (A game 9-0, B game 7-0). They are currently 10-1-1.

  • Southern Kentucky Starz

    Pictured is the Southern Kentucky Starz team. They won the Battle of the Borders Tournament in Louisville on Sunday, March 20. This is their third consecutive tournament win. Emily Helms and Jayla Cowherd of Marion County are both on the team and are also both Marion County Lady Knights.

  • Plans for a multipurpose facility at fairgrounds in the works

    Marion County could have its very own convention center, of sorts, in the future.
    One of the first steps in making that a reality took place at the Marion County Fiscal Court’s regular monthly meeting Thursday, May 5, when magistrates voted to proceed with the architectural planning phase of a multipurpose facility, which could be constructed at the Marion County Fairgrounds.

  • Art camp is July 11-15

    “Feel The Beat” is the theme and July 11-15 are the dates for this year’s Art Camp.
    Each year, the Marion County Art and Humanities Council and local educators collaborate to bring an interesting week to students in third through eighth grade. This year, the camp will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon, and lunch will be provided.