Today's News

  • Soccer teams secure No. 1 district seeds

    The Marion County High School Knights and Lady Knights soccer teams both secured the number one seeds in the upcoming district tournaments last week. The 18th district tournaments will be held at Marion County High School this year, and both teams enter tournament play with undefeated records against district opponents.

  • Hunting with a crossbow

  • Golf competes in regionals

    The golf teams at Marion County High School competed in regional competition Monday and Tuesday of last week. Brianna Reynolds, the lone girl to play for Marion County, traveled to Fort Knox to compete on Monday. She finished in 17th place overall out of 60 competitors by shooting a 102.

    "She had a good year overall and really improved from the previous season," Head Coach Chad Spalding said. "We hope to find some more girl golfers to go along with her next season so we can compete as a team."

  • Lady Knights take second place in tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in the Harrison County tournament this past weekend, where they came in second place, went on the road last Thursday night where they lost in four sets, and defeated Washington County on Monday of last week. Their overall record now stands at 26-6.

    Marion County in the Harrison County Invitational

  • Keeping pace

    Casey Wright of Georgetown was understandably out of breath after finishing a six-mile leg that ended at Maker's Mark in the 2012 Bourbon Chase. She still managed a smile and said that this is her second time participating in the race.

    She offered a one-word explanation for why she returned.

    "Craziness," Wright said.

  • Forkland Festival is Oct. 12-13


    The 41st annual Forkland Heritage Festival and Revue will be held Oct. 12 and 13 at the Forkland Community Center.

    Exhibits will include the Forkland Abraham Lincoln Museum and a salute to servicemen, as well as wildlife, genealogy, old farm machinery and tools and Native American artifacts.

    Living history skits by descendants of early pioneer settlers will show what life was like for a blacksmith, a Revolutionary War soldier and a traveling peddler.

  • Great Outhouse Blowout is Oct. 6

    Madness returns to Penn's Store on Oct. 6 for the 2012 Great Outhouse Blowout. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Outhouse 300 races, food and music will all be part of this year's festivities. Dawn Osbourne, Cheyenne, and 3 on the Floor are scheduled to perform. Visitors can compete in ugly legs (for men), the Outhouse bachelor (for women), and ugly truck contests.

    Visitors can also participate in the car, truck and motorcycle show.

  • 'Probable cause' found against Susie's Bottom Up

    The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has concluded that there is "probable cause" that discrimination occurred April 5 at the Susie's Bottoms Up in Raywick. The commission made this announcement after its meeting Sept. 20 in Louisville.

  • Oct. 9 is voter registration deadline

    Individuals who are eligible to vote have until Tuesday, Oct. 9, to register for the Nov. 6 election. Voters can register at the Marion County Clerk's Office, located in the David R. Hourigan Government Office Building on N. Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    The county clerk's office is open from 8:20 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:20 a.m. to 11:50 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Marion County Farm Bureau's annual meeting is Oct. 8

    Marion County Farm Bureau will hold its 74th annual meeting on Monday, October 8, at the Lebanon Masonic Hall. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Speaker for this year's event will be Eddie Melton, first vice-president of Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.