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Today's News

  • Feedback: A dollop of student success

    At age 10, my daughter started a club. She was going to become a writer and would employ her classmates as apprentices. After devising a contract and business cards headlining in bold print, “Let That Writer Write,” she quickly recruited friends. Business cards were passed out to family, friends and teachers. In essence, this group would “write” whatever was needed. I was even enticed to post the business cards on social media to draw in more business. 

  • History makers

    The 2017 Marion County High School baseball team was recognized during Marion County’s boy/girl doubleheader against Washington County on Feb. 6. The team won the first regional title in program history and advanced to the state tournament’s semifinals. Marion County finished last season with a 28-7 record.
     

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Marion County squares off against Adair County in first round of district tourney

    Third time is the charm. At least, that’s what the Knights are hoping for.
    With a spot in the district title game and regional tournament on the line, Marion County and Adair County square off for the third time this season in the 20th District Tournament at Campbellsville High School. The two squads play at 7 p.m., Feb. 21.

  • The Game Plan - Feb. 14, 2018

    Feb. 15
    BASKETBALL
    Senior Night
    Knights vs. Beth Haven (Home), 7:30 p.m.
    Lady Knights vs. Frederick Douglass (Home), 6 p.m.

    Feb. 20

    GIRLS BASKETBALL
    20th District Tournament
    Lady Knights vs. Taylor County (at C-ville High School), 6 p.m.

    Feb. 21

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    20th District Tournament
    Knights vs. Adair County (at C-ville High School), 7 p.m.

    Feb. 23
    GIRLS BASKETBALL

  • Telling a story

    Stories are everywhere in sports. There are stories about games, about coaches, fans and players. There are stories that bring joy and stories that bring heartache. Some stories transcend sports itself, bringing light to the human condition. Some stories captivate us with stellar achievements. Some stores are remembered well after they’ve happened due to their significance.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Knights to take on Taylor County in district tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights are hoping their late season momentum will carry over into the postseason.
    Despite a 79-55 loss to Boyle County Friday, which ended the Lady Knights’ six-game win streak, the Lady Knights’ record stood at 14-10 and the team has gone 8-2 since a mid-season losing streak.

  • Kentucky Strong

    Boys and girls basketball teams for Marion County and Washington County joined together for a moment of silence on Feb. 6 to honor victims of the school shooting at Marshall County High School on Jan. 23. The teams also wore shirts that said “Marshall Strong” during pregame warmups.

  • BASKETBALL: 1993 State Championship team to be honored

    Marion County High School’s 1992-93 boys basketball state championship team will be honored on March 17 during the state tournament semifinals.
    Marion County Athletic Director Michael Holt is asking for any member of that team who will be able to attend the game to reserve a spot by emailing him at michael.holt@marion.kyschools.us.
    One ticket will be provided for each team member and one will be provided for a guest. Any questions should also be directed to Holt at that email. Reservations are due by March 5.

  • Vaught’s Views: Alan Cutler brought different energy level to Lexington TV sports

    By Larry Vaught

    If you are a University of Kentucky sports fan, it’s likely you’ve watched Alan Cutler plenty of times on WLEX-TV (Channel 18 in Lexington). He’s been part of the Lexington TV market for 33 plus years dating back to 1981.
    Recently the WLEX-TV sports personality announced he would retire after helping the station again cover the Kentucky Derby — an event he truly loves.

  • Black history event to be held Feb. 10

    The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council would like for the community to join them Saturday, Feb. 10, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. They are planning a cultural program, emphasizing historic accounts of African-Americans and presenting today’s diversity.
    Helen McKay will bring her choir from the First Baptist Church in Campbellsville, and Leah Hazelwood will reprise her act from “Hamilton.”