Today's News

  • Knights win OT thriller

    The Marion County High School boys travelled to Campbellsville for a 20th district game Friday. In a game in which neither  team ever led by more than seven points, the teams ended regulation deadlocked, 50-50. In overtime, the Knights managed two more points than the Eagles to win 56-54 and improve to 8-8 on the season.
    The opening quarter would set the tone for the entire game. Neither team led by more than two points, and a pair of free throws by Jalen Powell left the score tied 11 to end the quarter.

  • The other side of sports

    As a fan of sports, I find myself scouring the Internet looking at reports and stories about sports I am not familiar with. While doing this lately, I ran across a story that caught my attention. I am almost embarrassed to admit that I was unaware of this, but I was until I did a little investigating.

  • Lady Knights are ranked nationally

    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 4

    Marion County: No. 6 (15-0) as of Jan. 6

    USA Today Sports Super25

    Marion County: No. 8 (16-0)

    Computer ranking No. 12 as of Jan. 9

    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll

    Marion County: No. 7

    National Poll: No. 21 (16-0) as of Jan. 10


    Lexington Herald Leader

    Marion County: No. 1 (15-0) as of Jan. 7

  • Springfield woman files lawsuit against TG Kentucky

    Christina Ellery of 123 Domus Court in Springfield has filed a lawsuit in Marion Circuit Court against TG Kentucky and MS Companies of Kentucky LLC.

    In her complaint, filed Jan. 9, Ellery argues that she was fired after she was injured on the job and pursued a worker's compensation claim. She further argues that her firing was a violation of Kentucky statutes prohibiting retaliation for filing a worker's compensation claim.
    She also argues that her firing constituted the intentional infliction of emotional distress.
    She is seeking attorney fees.

  • Countdown to 3,000

    After the win over DuPont Manual Saturday evening, in which Makayla Epps had 37 points, she now has 2,889 career points. She needs 111 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 19 other girls basketball players in Kentucky to reach that milestone since 1975.
    She currently is averaging 22.6 points per game. Last season, Epps broke the Marion County single game scoring record with 44 points at Scott County.

  • Meeting on future of Gravel Switch Fire Department set for Jan. 16

    Members of the Kentucky State Fire Commission have asked to address some concerns about the Gravel Switch Fire Department, and a meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Gravel Switch Community Center.

  • Lady Knights improve to 18-0

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and have ran their record to 18-0. On Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hosted Lexington Catholic at the Roby Dome. Marion County was in control all the way and cruised to an easy 75-27 win. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 27 points.

  • Two people die in Washington County shooting

    The Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting incident in Washington County that ended with two people dead.

    William Woodford, 52 and his mother-in-law Phyllis Tarter, 58, both of Washington County, were found dead early Monday morning inside a house on Brushgrove Road, 12 miles north of Springfield, according to the state police.

    The Springfield Police Department received a call at 10:16 p.m. Sunday. The caller reported that a man was threatening suicide at a house on Brushgrove Road, 12 miles north of Springfield.

  • The Game Plan, Jan 16

    Jan. 17


    Aquaknights vs. Bethlehem and Nelson (Away)


    Freshman Lady Knights vs. Anderson Co. (Away/6 p.m.)

    Jan. 18


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Taylor County (6 p.m./7:45 p.m.)

    Jan. 19


    Lady Knights vs. Mercy in Autism Classic (Home/6:30 p.m.)

    Knights vs. Owensboro Catholic in Autism Classic (Home/8:15 p.m.)

  • Fine job: Marion County’s Distinguished Young Woman turns in another top 10 performance

    We want to congratulate Hannah Wilson for representing Marion County so well during this past weekend’s Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition.