Today's News

  • Knights struggle in season opener


  • Grand Opening


    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball team opened up regular season play with three games last week, and they lived up to their preseason No. 1 state ranking by defeating their opponents by an average of 44 points.  “Defense, rebounding and playing team basketball are the reasons we have won all three games this week with a running clock,” Head Coach Trent Milby said. “If we continue to do those three things, we will be hard to beat.”

  • Linescores, Dec. 5


    Marion County Youth Basketball League

    10 & 11-year-old boys

    Celtics 23: (record 0-1)

    Seth Allen 2, Le’Andre Brown 2, Spencer Riggs 1, Andrew Walton 1, Tyshay Epps 17 

    Mavericks 40: (record 1-0)

  • New rules in effect for the 2012-13 high school basketball


    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) has implemented a few new rules for the 2012-13 basketball season, including an official scorekeeper shirt rule and a running clock rule.

  • Aquaknights host Nelson County in first meet of season


    The Marion County swim team hosted their first meet of the season at the Lebanon Aquatic Center Nov. 27. The Aquaknights took on Nelson County in their season opening meet. The swim team enjoyed quite a bit of success in the meet, and according to Head Coach Holly Buckman, Marion County came out on top in all but two events in the meet.  

  • AT&T continues progress toward 3G


  • Loretto rich with Christmas, community spirit


    History was made in the City of Loretto Friday evening.

    For the first time ever, Loretto had a Christmas parade.

    And, I have to admit, when I left the office to drive to Loretto Friday evening I didn╒t have high expectations. The parade had been organized rather quickly, and I thought it would be a low-key, small affair.

    Boy, was I wrong.

  • The Caring Place Christmas wish list


    By Delena Trent

    Last year, one of our staff members at The Caring Place asked a 7-year-old boy what he wanted for Christmas. He said, "I already have it. A safe place to stay."

    A young mother wondered if she had done the right thing in leaving her abuser so close to the holidays. When asked why she said she didn╒t know how she was going to buy her two children what was on their Christmas list for Santa.

  • Reasons to smile


    Without question, Marion County has had more than its fair share of bad news as of late. But, this past week has been a reminder to us of the many good things, and the many good people who live in our community.

    Maria Bell has continued a tradition started by her father, the late Henry Lee Bell, by organizing and hosting a Thanksgiving meal at Centre Square for anyone in the community. We also know volunteers and donations from the community make this possible.

  • We are GOTR girls

    By Jasmine Benningfield and Brianna Mattingly

    Do you have what it takes to run a 5K?

    We do! We are GOTR girls.