Today's News

  • Pet owners can receive discounts on spaying or neutering their pets

    The Save the Animals Foundation has had funds donated recently to assist pet owners with spays and neuters during the annual Spay Day USA event. Low cost spay/neuters will be offered.

    The promotion begins Feb. 1 and will continue as long as funds are available.

    Male cats will start as low as $29, female cats as low as $39.

    Alterations will include a Rabies vaccine. Dogs will start as low as $50 and will also include a Rabies vaccine. Additional vaccines will be offered at discounted prices. These prices are for uncomplicated surgeries only.

  • Ladies mix it up with Nelson and Hart County

    On Friday night the Lady Knights basketball team battles Nelson County (15-5) on the road. It will be their second match up of the season as the teams grapple for region superiority.

    Tip off is set for 7:30 p.m.

    In round one of the rivalry, the Lady Knights outlasted the Lady Cardinals 59-55 at the Roby Dome. Nelson County junior Samantha Drake torched the Lady Knights in the paint.

    Nelson looks to even the series at home where they haven't lost this season. Marion County beat the Lady Cards at home last season, winning 70-68.

  • Knights to square off with CAL, Nelson, E'town

    This week is jam packed for the Knights as they play on the road against Christian Academy of Louisville (CAL), Nelson County and Elizabethtown.

    CAL (11-8) looks to be a tough opponent as they whipped mutual opponent Waggener by 21 points (72-51). Knights Head Coach Tim Peterson added the game late and expects it may go unplayed if the weather performs as expected with ice and snow. The game is scheduled for Tuesday night in Louisville.

    The Knights look to avenge a loss to Nelson County (10-6) when they travel to Bardstown on Friday night.

  • Knights lock up last place in district tournament

    The Marion County Knights boys basketball team locked up the last place seed in the upcoming district tournament beginning in late February.

    The seed all but guarantees the Knights will face Adair County in the first round, which is currently unbeaten in district play. Adair County is on a 15 game win streak in district play, losing last to Taylor County on Jan. 30, 2007. The last time the Knights beat the Indians was on Dec. 30, 2006 in a 48-41 upset at Adair County.

  • Lebanon man accused of two counts of rape

    Dillis Berryman III, 30, of 419 Linda Avenue in Lebanon was indicted in Marion Circuit Court recently for first-degree rape (two counts), first-degree sodomy (three counts), first-degree sexual abuse (four counts) and first-degree persistent felony offender.   According to the indictment, on two occasions between July 6 and Aug.

  • Indoor marijuana-growing operation found

    A traffic stop early Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, led police to a residence where an indoor marijuana growing operation and one and a half pounds of marijuana were found.   Bardstown Police Officer Patrick Stucker stopped Christopher T. Bartley, 36, of Bardstown, for careless or reckless driving. During the traffic stop, the officer also found marijuana.

  • All About Organs

    Members of the Health Occupations Students of America hosted an program for local fourth- and fifth-graders at Spring View Hospital Jan. 15.

    The event was intended to educate students about the different organs in the body, the functions of those organs and about organ donation. The HOSA members are all students at the Marion County Area Technology Center. Students Ann-Rachelle Newton, Kaylor Pettit and Kendal Violette organized the event. 

  • UPDATE (Sat. 6:53 p.m.): Governor to visit Sunday, 5 p.m.


  • Back Home in Kentucky readers choose Lebanon as a top 5 attraction

    Lebanon, the city, was voted one of Kentucky's top five attractions for 2008 by the readers of Back Home in Kentucky.   The January/February issue of the magazine recognized Lebanon along with The Kentucky Show at The Kentucky Center in Louisville, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, the Jim Beam Distillery and American Outpost in Clermont and the National Quilt Museum of the United States in Pa

  • Higdon discusses the state's $500 million shortfall

    The Kentucky General Assembly will convene Feb. 3, and its agenda will be centered on one thing - money, according to State Rep.