Today's News

  • Tornado watch in effect until midnight

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch Friday, April 3, and that watch remains in effect until midnight.

    According to the weather service, strong thunderstorms with dangerous lightning, heavy rain, penny-sized hail and winds up to 40 miles per hour are possible.

    A tornado watch is issued when the conditions for a tornado may become possible. A warning is issued if a tornado is spotted in an area or indicated by radar.

    A flash flood watch remains in effect until 8 p.m. Friday, April 3, for Central Kentucky, including Marion County.

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

     The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Minutes of the previous meeting

    • Annual Report of District 4 Highway Supervisor Patty Dunaway

    • Youth soccer annual request

    • Resolution to make April Autism Awareness Month.

    • Proclamation that April 3 be Arbor Day.

    • Annual contribution to the Heartland Safe Community Coalition

  • Committee to discuss school board's public comment policy today

    The Marion County Board of Education Committee was established to review the board’s public comment policy. The committee is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 2, at the Marion County Board of Education Central Office. 

    This is an open meeting to the public.

    The agenda of the committee meeting includes:

    - Chairperson election

    - Discussion of the committee’s purpose

    - Current public comment policy

    - Other district policies

    - Discussion

    - Timeline

  • Game plan, April 1

    April 2


    Thomas Nelson at Lady Knights, 5:30 p.m.


    LaRue County at Knights, Lady Knights

    April 3


    Atherton at Knights, 6 p.m.


    Lady Knights vs George Rogers Clark, 6 p.m. at Russell Co (Lady Laker Classic)


    Central Hardin Invitational   

    April 4


  • Down to the Final 4

    By Casey Sowers

    Sports correspondent

  • Lady Knights defeat Boyle County by two

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • Knights strike out Tigers

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • 4-1-15 Senior Citizens Menus

    Wednesday, April 1: Swiss beef steak, wild rice with apricots, buttered carrots, strawberries/banana, and whole wheat roll.
    Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3: Closed
    Monday, April 6: Beef Steak patty, brown gravy, boiled potatoes, mixed green salad, ambrosia, and whole wheat roll.
    Tuesday, April 7: Turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered broccoli, Angel food cake with strawberry topping, whole wheat bread, dry roasted peanuts.
    Wednesday, April 8: Sack day.
    Thursday, April 9: Closed.

  • Beam and Hayden exchange vows

    Stephanie Lynn Beam and Curtiss Lee Hayden Jr. were married at 4 p.m. March 14, 2015, at First Baptist Church, Lebanon. Rev. Tommy Calhoun officiated. A reception was held at the V.F.W. in Lebanon.
    The bride is the daughter of Alberta Beam and William Cowherd of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Brown of Lebanon.
    The groom is the son of Kathy Porter and Curtiss Hayden Sr.

  • Outstanding librarian