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Today's News

  • Players named to all-district teams

    After the dust settled on the 20th District tournament, several Lady Knights were named to the regular season and postseason all-district teams.

    Marion County High School junior Ann Morgan Reynolds was named to the 20th District All-Academic team along with others from Adair, Taylor and Campbellsville.

    Sophomore Bre Elder, freshman Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and freshman Makayla Epps were named to the 20th District All-Season team as well as the All-Tournament team.

    Also named to the All-Tournament team were freshman Patrice Tonge and senior Andrea King.

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  • Marion County girls are dreaming of state title

    Now the real season begins.

    After bowing out in the Fifth Region final last season, on the brink of the state tournament, this Lady Knights team looks to make a title run through the Fifth Region tournament.

    For Marion County (30-1), that run began against North Hardin (13-13) on Monday night in Hart County. The Lady Knights won 59-38 after only leading 27-23 at the half. Makayla Epps walked away with player of the game honors.

  • Put some extra vegetables in this soup

    One of the very first things I cooked by myself (I think I was in the seventh grade) was potato soup.

    I was at my friend Cheri's house watching her mother fix dinner and she made potato soup.

    I paid close attention to what she did and it looked like something I could handle.

    The next night, I announced I was cooking dinner. My potato soup was a hit with my mom and dad.

  • Senate discusses Bible class as an elective

    The State Senate dealt with a wide-ranging legislation this week addressing issues such as teaching the Bible in schools, cutting red-tape for businesses, reducing jail costs for counties, and helping severely emotionally-challenged children.

    The United States' legal system is based, in part, on the Judeo-Christian tradition. The Bible is a rich source of history, sociology, and literature. Senate Bill 142 requires the Department of Education to formulate guidelines for public schools to teach the Bible as an elective social studies course.

  • House considers penalties for 'sexting'

    Last week, as House leaders continued working on the final details of a budget plan that should be ready soon for a vote, the spotlight fell on our Judiciary Committee.

    On Wednesday, it approved two bills that have gotten a lot of attention lately, and both deal with our younger citizens.

  • Lady Knights are Bowling Green bound

    Fifth Region championship tee-shirts will go on sale Monday, March 8, at noon. A limited number of first-round tickets will be available for purchase at 4 p.m. Monday at Marion County High School.

    The Marion County Lady Knights are the 2010 Fifth Region champions, and that means they have a ticket to the Kentucky Girls Sweet Sixteen in Bowling Green.

    Hundreds of Marion County fans greeted the players at the Marion County High School when they returned from winning the regional title.

  • Six apply for vacant school board seat

    Six people have applied for the school board seat that was left vacant when School Board Member Joe Mattingly resigned recently.

    The six applicants are: Joseph K. Ferguson, Peggy Sue Downs, Neal Alan Gordon, Steven Bradley Mattingly, Charles Michael Cecil and Mark Tennes Bell.

  • Milby wins coach of the year

    Marion County High School girl's basketball Head Coach Trent Milby was recently named as the Fifth Region Coaches Association Coach of the Year.

    Milby has led his team to a 30-1 record and their fourth consecutive district title as of press time. The Lady Knights are currently the favorite heading into the Fifth Region tournament and, if they survive, will be the likely favorite heading into the state tournament.

  • Heart of Kentucky Antique & Craft Fair March 6-7

    The 4th Annual Heart of Kentucky Antique & Craft Fair will be held at the Centre Square Convention Center in downtown Lebanon, Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The finest antiques and crafts dealers from across the state will gather for this premier event. The show features a wide range of antiques and craft items from the rustic to the fine arts. Admission is $3 for adults and all gate proceeds and concessions benefit the American Cancer Society. Children under 12 get in free.

  • Police chief screening committee being formed

    The City of Lebanon is in the process of assembling a committee to interview the seven applicants for the vacant police chief position.

    City Administrator John O. Thomas said that he, Mayor Gary Crenshaw and Kandice Engle-Gray will serve on the committee. The remaining members have not yet been identified.

    When the final committee members are named, the committee will begin scheduling interviews, according to Thomas.

    Shelton Young retired as chief at the end of January. Here is some background about the seven individuals who are seeking to replace him: