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Today's News

  • Experiment with some of these holiday cookies

     

  • Ruley’s Santa Claus Land continues bringing joy during holiday season

    The crackling fire cast a welcoming glow as it wafted smoke into the air, signaling that Ruley’s Santa Claus Land was ready for visitors. Logs surrounded the fire, a place where old friends and newcomers alike could sit and talk with warmth to blanket them in the cold winter. But there is nothing cold about the Ruley Farm, especially around Christmas time.
    This year, hearts are particularly warm, yet saddened at the loss of a man who made Ruley’s Santa Claus Land what it is today.

  • Shipp’s request to withdraw guilty plea denied

    Dewayne Shipp’s request to withdraw his guilty plea to the shooting and murder of Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes was denied by Marion Circuit Court Judge Samuel Todd Spalding on Thursday, Dec. 8.
    Judge Spalding also denied Shipp’s request for an evidentiary hearing.
    However, Judge Spalding did grant Shipp’s motion for appointment of new counsel.

  • Investigation leads to firing 2 jail employees

    The Marion County Detention Center is currently conducting an investigation, which has led to the termination of two of its staff members. These terminations were due to a breach in security policies, which resulted in prohibited contact between male and female inmates, according to a press release from Jailer Barry Brady.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights look to get back to winning

    Sitting at 2-4 and coming off a 19-point loss to the Southwestern Warriors Saturday, the Marion County Knights returned to the Roby Dome Monday to host the Green County Dragons.
    "Green County is one of those teams that is hard-nosed, plays good defense, and sticks to fundamentals," Knights Head Coach Montrelle Irvin said. "The more mistakes you make, the more they take advantage of it."

  • Uphill battle

    It’s getting dark outside. Suddenly, your chest hurts like never before. You know it’s a heart attack, so you quickly reach for your phone only to realize you have no signal. You’re miles from civilization and your truck is on the other side of the field.
    That’s what happened to Ted Kozak on Nov. 18.
    The heart attack came without warning. Kozak had been hunting since six in the morning and it was five o’clock in the evening when it started.

  • Sapp kills buck

    Steve Sapp killed this 11-point buck on Nov. 13.
     

  • The Game Plan - Dec. 14, 2016

    Dec. 14
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights at home vs. Bethlehem, 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 16
    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Knights at home vs. Cumberland Co., 7:30 p.m.

    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    Lady Knights away at Bullitt East, 7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 17
    BASKETBALL
    Knights and Lady Knights home vs. Campbellsville, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)

    Dec. 19-21
    GIRLS BASKETBALL

  • A tradition

    For the 117th time Saturday, two members of the same team became opponents for 60 minutes. For 60 minutes, a battle ensued on a 100-yard long, 53 1/3-yard wide battlefield. The site? M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The participants? The Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen. The finish? Memorable. Fifteen years in the making.
    At long last, the streak is over. For the first time since 2001, Army got to sing second. Army won.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights have busy, tough week ahead

    The Marion County Lady Knights are looking to build off their two solid wins against the Adair County Lady Indians (71-45) and East Jessamine Panthers (79-39) in this week's slate of games.
    The Lady Knights began their week Monday against the Thomas Nelson Generals. The Generals, who are in their first year under head coach Patricia Rouse, come into the game with a 1-6 record. They lost to the Butler County Lady Bears, 41-28, Dec. 10. The Generals will also be without their leading scorer from last season, Madison Fritz, who graduated. She averaged 16.4 points per game.