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Today's News

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  • National Ag Day is March 19

    American agriculture is responsible for providing the necessities of every day, food, fiber, and clothing. That’s the message of National Ag Day, which is celebrated March 19, 2013. Marion County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee hopes to use Ag Day as a tool to education school aged children the importance of agriculture in our communities.
    The women’s committee will visit the elementary schools in the county and read the book of the year, “The Guardian Team” and other farm and ag books.

  • Join foundation in March and get 10 free trees

    The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easier for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring through planting trees.
    Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2013 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees.
    “White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year,” said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “Dogwoods are known for their showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that attract songbirds during winter.”

  • Knights win opening scrimmage

    The Marion County Knights baseball team played and won their opening contest of the season Saturday. The scrimmage against Hart County was scheduled to take place Friday at Marion County, but due to poor field conditions it was moved back a day and was moved to Hart County.  
    Neither team was able to score in the opening inning. Marion County once again failed to score in the top of the second inning. Hart County managed to push a run across in the bottom of the second inning off of a hit, a sacrifice, and an error to lead 1-0 after two innings.  

  • New faces highlight 2013 track season

    Under the direction of second year Head Coach Keith Brown, the Marion County High School track team is looking forward to welcoming some new faces to the squad.
    “Seniors Satchel Tatum, Morgan Avritt and Madison Avritt along with junior Samaad Bouie have joined the team and looked impressive in the early workouts,” Brown said.  

  • Knights looking for good net play

    The Marion County Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams are looking forward to their seasons.
    “I am optimistic about the upcoming season as we return many of the players from last year’s regional championship team,” second year boys coach Landon Williams said. “Because of last year’s success, we will have several opportunities throughout the regular season to match up with the top talent in the state. As long as we don’t get discouraged, the schedule will help us improve and get after some people during the regional tournament.”

  • LMS archers heading to state tournament

    The Lebanon Middle School Archery Team participated in the regional tournament Saturday, March 2. Two members will advance to the state tournament in individual competition on March 18. Brandon Lee placed first for overall score ,and Kate Cobb placed second in the girls.

  • The 2013 fishing season is near

    The first bass tournament of the season is coming up in a few weeks on March 24, but it’s time to get ready. Come the Cabin Fever Open on Fagan Branch we’ll all be ready or at least should be ready.

  • Spring fever
  • Manager shows nothing is impossible

    “The only thing that can limit you is yourself. You should set your own limits, and you can do whatever comes to your mind.”
    That’s Ezra Glasscock’s very own motto. And he lives by those words everyday.
    The Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball manager has overcome some major obstacles in his life, but has accomplished everything he has set his mind to. Glasscock has persevered through a stroke, severe seizures, a major brain surgery, and lifelong limited use of the left side of his body.