Today's News

  • A bitter pill to swallow
  • 10 tips to make the most of attending a career fair

    If you’re a job seeker, one of the most valuable benefits of a career fair is the rare opportunity to speak directly to employers who are hiring. It’s a chance to make an impression, and in some cases get an on-the-spot interview. Career fairs are also a way for you to learn information about a company that might not be in its job postings or on its website.

  • Knights begin district play against Cardinals

    The road to the coveted top seed in the 20th District Tournament begins now. The Knights will wrap up their trip to Dodgertown in Florida with games against Letcher County Central and Springboro today and a game against Greenup County Friday. After those games, the Knights will set their sights on district play, which kicks off for Marion County against the Taylor County Cardinals in a three-game series.

  • Lady Knights begin district play against Adair County

    Marion County has been in practice a lot more than in games. Rainy weather and soaked fields have cancelled a slew of games for the Lady Knights, who improved to 2-2 after a 6-0 victory over Thomas Nelson last week.

  • Marion County beats rain for two matches before Spring Break

    The rain managed to hold off long enough to allow Marion County to get two tennis matches in before the team takes time off the court for Spring Break.

    Marion County began last week against a rebuilding Nelson County team at Graham Memorial Park.

    “We expected to win that one,” Marion County coach Noah Swencki said. “They’re trying to rebuild so they had a bunch of new players. Not much experience. It was pretty one-sided.”

  • Down to two

    And then there were two.

    After Saturday’s Final Four at the Alamodome in San Antonio, two teams were left standing in the NCAA Tournament. Those two squads - the Michigan Wolverines and Villanova Wildcats - faced off Monday night for the national championship.

  • Former UK walk-on impresses NFL teams during UK's Pro Day

    He came to Kentucky with a huge chip on his shoulder. He was a three-sports standout at Louisville St. Xavier but the only way he got on the UK football team was to accept a walk-on offer from then offensive coordinator Neal Brown.

    “I thought I deserved to have (scholarship) offers, but not getting them kept me working really hard,” said senior receiver Charles Walker. “I got to play special teams. Then I got in the game at receiver. I realized I was pretty good at football.”

  • Kentucky legislators pass overnight pension bill

    In a surprise late night move, the Kentucky legislature passed a new pension bill, Senate Bill 151, at 10:15 p.m., Thursday, March 29. The bill is a change from the previously proposed Senate Bill 1, which teachers adamantly opposed earlier in the month. 

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, who also calls Marion County home, voted in favor of Senate Bill 151. 

  • City, county and industrial foundation all meet in closed session

    Tuesday evening, March 27, was a busy one for local government with several meetings being held - all in closed session.

    The Marion County Fiscal Court had a special-called meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center. The fiscal court met in executive session pursuant to KRS.61.810.1G. The fiscal court’s agenda listed the following:

    “Discussions between a public agency and a representative of a business entity and discussions concerning a specific proposal.”

  • The Game Plan - March 28, 2018

    March 29
    Lady Knights vs. Mercer County (Home), 6 p.m.
    Knights vs. Taylor County and Campbellsville (Home)
    Knights at Bardstown All-Comers Meet
    March 30
    Knights vs. LaRue County (Home), 6 p.m.
    Lady Knights vs. Nelson County (Home), 6 p.m.
    March 31
    Knights vs. East Jessamine (Home), 12 p.m.