Today's News

  • Johne’s disease can be a serious issue for cattle


  • Leading with love

    Denise Fogle, 61, of Lebanon dedicated her life to helping others.
    Whether it was working at Central Kentucky Community Action Agency, volunteering at St. Augustine Catholic Church, or serving as a member of the Lebanon City Council, Fogle was always trying to help people and her community as a whole.
    Above all else, however, she was a dedicated, loving mother. She was her children’s greatest role model. In their eyes, she was their super hero.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights prepare to battle Commanders

    The Marion County Knights are gearing up for a rematch of last year’s thriller against the Sayre Spartans, which they won 58-55. Marion County hosts the Spartans on Friday, Jan. 6.
    Sayre’s Jake Duby scored 17 points in last year’s matchup and he will be looking to replicate some of that magic in the Roby Dome. Through six games, Duby 18.5 PPG and has displayed the hot hand, shooting 50.7 percent from the field and 46.2 percent from downtown. He is in second year as a Spartan after transferring to Sayre from Jeffersontown after his sophomore year.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Knights drop opening game against Falcons

    Billy Michael Dyer put on a show against Marion County, scoring 30 points, including 23 in the second half, as the Monroe County Falcons erased an 11-point deficit on Dec. 28 en route to a 78-66 win in both team’s opening game of the Campbellsville High School Holiday Classic.

  • The Game Plan - Jan. 4, 2017

    Jan. 6
    Knights at home vs. Sayre, 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 7
    Knights and Lady Knights at home vs. Washington County, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)

    Jan. 9
    Lady Knights at home vs. Lincoln County, 7:30 p.m.

    Jan. 10

    Knights at Green County, 8 p.m.


  • NFL Playoffs

    The 17-week grind that is the NFL regular season is quickly coming to an end, and while most of the postseason drama has been settled on the football field, there are still several details that will be settled in the final week of the regular season. For the AFC, the playoff field is relatively drama free. The six teams that will battle it out on that side of the bracket have already been decided. The only thing that remains is determining the seeding of those six teams.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Border War revived

    Off a long break, the Marion County Lady Knights hit the road to begin the new year at the Casey County Lady Rebels Jan. 3 before the Border War is revived when the Washington County Commanderettes visit the Roby Dome Saturday.

  • 2016 Year In Review

    The year 2016 is officially behind us, but we’re still left scratching our heads wondering, “Did that really happen?”
    Yes, yes it did.
    Our year-in-review includes what we believe are our top 10 stories of 2016.
    More good news than bad, in our opinion. And, we ended the year with a bang.
    We hope 2017 brings even more good news to Marion County.
    So, without further ado, the top 10 stories of 2016, published in chronological order, are…

    New city hall

  • Concentrate on the future and learn from the past

    Editor’s note: This column was written for the Dec. 28 edition, but wasn’t published because of early holiday deadlines.

    Hope everyone had a great Christmas with family, friends, and above all, Christ. Personally, I love it when families get together for his birthday parties!
    I also love it when everyone is nice. The simple things like simply speaking to strangers and watching them smile just makes the season.
    But for me at least the high point of the whole season - after the birth of Christ of course - is family!

  • SWIMMING: Aquaknights gearing up for third meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights are preparing for their third meet of the season, and Head Coach Katie Johnson is positive heading into the meet against Campbellsville and Taylor County on Jan. 7.
    “I expect competitiveness as I usually do before going into meets,” she said. “However, being that we will be competing against teams similar to ours, I expect us to outswim them and see some really strong times.”