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Today's News

  • Exchange students give American sport a try

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    A change of scenery can be tough on anybody, but for Mook Reunsang and Chaio Chen, their change of scenery involves going halfway around the globe to a new place where they have no family or friends.
    Reunsang and Chen are two foreign exchange students from Thailand and China, and they are members of the Marion County Lady Knights softball team.

  • The Game Plan - May 4, 2016

    May 3
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. Adair County

    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at Russell County

    May 4
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. Hart County

    May 5
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. Casey County

    May 6
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at Hart County

    May 10
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights vs. Russell County
     

  • Heartbreak

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Sports are full of moments of pure joy and excitement. The buzzer-beating shots, the game-winning touchdowns on the last play, and walk-off home runs all provide us with the awesome sense of awe, excitement and joy. We sense our teams are going to lose and the hope of winning is slim to none. After all, it comes down to one play, one out, one throw, one last chance. Then, before our eyes, something amazing happens. A huge swing of emotions ensues as you go from hopelessness to disbelief to pure joy.

  • There’s a 'science' to finding fish

    When faced with a big tournament on a lake you haven’t fished before, you have to figure some things out.
    Basically, it sounds easy! Just figure where to go and what to throw - bait wise that is. Yes, sounds easy until you get to the lake, a large expanse of water. So where to start? You looked at lake maps, you’ve considered the time of year, water temperature and - this is sometimes a mistake - what has worked in the past.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights win 3 straight games

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Sitting at 14-5 on the season, the Marion County Lady Knights took on the Campbellsville Lady Eagles on April 25 at home, looking to notch a win after losing two straight. The Lady Knights would end the losing streak as they notched a 7-1 victory.

  • Tennis teams begin postseason play

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights began the week at home against the LaRue County Hawks on April 25. The girls lost their matches, 4-1, while the boys won theirs by a score of 3-2.
    Allie Evans secured the Knights' lone win for the girls, winning 6-1, 6-0 in singles. In the boys matches, Bryce Spalding won 6-1, 6-1 while Colby Hood also won 6-1, 6-0. Both those wins were in singles play. The doubles teams consisting of Dylan Bradshaw and Hank Hardin won their match 6-0, 6-0.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky fans haven’t seen Derek Willis’ real personality

    By Larry Vaught

    Ask Derek Willis a question during a media interview session and he'll give you a straight forward answer. He does not dodge questions. He just doesn't go overboard with answers.
    For his girlfriend, Keely Potts, that's frustrating because she doesn't think Kentucky fans have had a chance to see his real personality.

  • Martinez catches catfish

    Ean Martinez caught this catfish at a local farm pond with his first cast with a SpongeBob fishing pole.
     

  • Student Art Show

    The high school and middle schools had an art show at the Marion County Heritage Center last week. In two weeks, the elementary schools' student art show will be on display.

  • New band director is excited to be ‘home’

    Daniel Beams began his career as an educator in Marion County.
    He not only completed his student teaching in Marion County, but he was also hired for his first job here as the director of the 21st Century Community Learning Center.
    He’s excited to come “home” to lead the Marion County High School Marching Knights as its new band director.
    “Marion County has much to be proud of and I am excited to be a part of the team that dreams, believes and achieves,” Beams wrote in an email to the Enterprise.