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Today's News

  • Marion County opens with win at state tournament

    The Marion County 9-10 all-stars took an early lead and held on to beat Russell-Flatwoods on Saturday in the first round of the Kentucky Little League State Tournament.
    Marion County won 3-2 in the game at Zane Collins Community Park in Morehead.
    Marion County took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a two-RBI double by Brooklyn Bland. Leah Wright and Emily Clark scored those runs.
    Russell-Flatwoods scored a run of its own in the bottom of the first inning, to cut the Marion County lead to one run.

  • Git ‘Er Done

     

  • 7-15-15 Church Briefs

    Remembering Charleston
    There will be a prayer - communion service at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18 at Rabbouni Catholic Community, located at United Presbyterian Church, 157 E. .Main Street, Lebanon. Music will be provided by Harry Pickens.

  • Taylor named Volunteer of the Year
  • 7-15-15 Reunions

    Cocanougher
    Cocanougher 40th Annual Reunion will be held Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Potluck lunch will be around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on U.S. 150 W. of downtown Perryville (just past Hillcrest Cemetery.) For more information, contact Bill and Beulah Cocanougher Jones at 859-236-9695 or Mike Crain at 859-368-3853, email Postcardlex@aol.com, mailing address - 3648 Leisure Creek Court, Lexington KY 40517, or facebook Mike Crain.

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  • 7-15-15 Birth Announcement

     

    Justin Lee Price and Sarah Beth Blair of Lebanon announce the birth of a 6-pound, 2-ounce son, Talan Lee Price, born June 17, 2015, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Benny and Mary Anne Blair. Paternal grandparents are Terry and Shelby Price.
     

  • Words of support

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

     

    Does anyone know the real meaning of encouragement?
    I say this because everyone needs encouragement every day. The definition, according to Google, is the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope.
    Now you’re probably wondering why I’m writing about encouragement since this is the sports section. I am getting to that.

  • Taking the Field

    The Marion County 8-and-under softball all-stars competed in the Bluegrass State Games on Saturday, July 11. The team went 1-2, picking up an 11-6 win over the Jessamine County All-Stars and losing to the Central Kentucky Sidewinders, 6-4, and the Bowling Green Beast, 7-5. “We played defense as good as any team up there,” Coach Mark Caldwell said. “ We just didn’t hit as good as we could have.”

  • Consider taking kids on their own outdoor adventure

    One of my grandkids called me the other day to tell me about a recent hunting trip they’d gone on.
    Hunting trip? Not possible! One, there’s no season open to hunt most anything, and two, they all know I don’t have any use for poachers.
    Maybe it was coyotes, or possibly groundhogs! There’s no season on either of those.
    Probably the smart thing to do would be to ask what they’d shot. Of course, I have to give consideration to the possibility that the old guy was getting pranked!

  • Cowherd signs with college in Tennessee

    Anton Cowherd signed to play basketball for Motlow State University in Tennessee on July 8. Cowherd was accompanied by family and coaches at Marion County High School.