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Today's News

  • Baseball Knights earn awards

    The Marion County Knights baseball team held its annual awards banquet Saturday, where several players were honored for their contributions both on and off the field.
    Seven players earned Academic All-State honors, including Michael Costello, Joey Costello, Joe Ben Curtis, Brady Spalding, John Mike Mattingly, Robbie Spalding and Daniel Maupin. Knights receiving Academic All-State Honorable Mention included Justin Lark, Levi Haydon, Alex Gordon, Anthony Bradshaw and Jarad Bradshaw.

  • Baseball Knights season ended early

    With a team featuring six seniors, expectations were high for the Marion County Knights baseball team. The Knights did manage to win 18 games, but lost 13 and fell in a heartbreaker in the opening round of the district tournament to Taylor County 8-5 in extra innings.
    The season started March 19 with a loss to Nelson County. A loss to Danville followed, and then the Knights picked up a pair of wins to even their record at 2-2. The roller coaster ride continued for the Knights as they went 3-4 over their next seven games.

  • Friends in deed

    On Sunday afternoon, Alex Thomas sat on a porch swing surrounded by family and friends. That wouldn’t seem noteworthy, except that a week earlier at that time, she was at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville waiting to check out.
    On May 25, Alex spent two to three minutes passed out and underwater, pinned by a Kubota rugged terrain vehicle. She was revived when friends Alyssa McRay, Cameron Goodin and Jacob Marples were able to push the RTV off her, and Jacob, administered CPR.

  • Lady Knights endured ups and downs during season

    In a season that featured an eight-game winning streak and never more than a two-game losing streak, the Marion County Lady Knights’ softball season featured its share of ups and downs. Overall, the team finished the season with a record of 23-11, and was eliminated in the opening round of the regional tournament by Central Hardin with a 2-0 loss on May 27.  Central Hardin went on to win the regional tournament and advance to the state tournament, and the Lady Bruins did not allow a single run over the three-game regional.

  • 400-mile yard sale is June 6-8

    This year is the 10th anniversary of the 400 Mile Sale, and the route has expanded to be bigger than ever.
    The 400 Mile Sale is taking place June 6-9 along U.S. 68, which runs right through Lebanon. The event will include miles and miles of yard, garage, and specialty sales as well as discounts at antique shops and boutiques across the state.

  • It’s time to tee it up

    By Dennis George

  • Thousands mourn fallen hero

    By Randy Patrick
    Landmark News Service

    Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was remembered at his funeral Thursday as a man who loved life and liked to make people laugh.
    In his eulogy for the young officer, who was murdered early Saturday morning, Police Chief Rick McCubbin told funny stories about Ellis, who would dress up in ridiculous costumes at office parties and play pranks on his fellow officers.

  • Farewell
  • Support continues for fallen Bardstown officer

    By Kristie Hamon
    Landmark News Service

    Three mayors and two police chiefs from four Hardin County cities traveled to Bardstown City Hall Friday, where they delivered donations to the reward fund for the arrest and conviction of the suspect in the May 25 shooting of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.
    Kentucky State Police is heading the investigation and have received several tips, all of which they are following up on.

  • Divine brothers head to Junior Olympics regionals

    High school track season may have ended, but competition continues for Brooks and Ty Divine. Both boys participated in the USATF (USA Track & Field) Kentucky Association meet on Saturday, June 1, at the Christian Academy of Louisville.
    Ty competed in the “youth” division and Brooks in the “young men” division. Both boys met the qualifications to advance to the regional meet in Michigan in July. The results were as follows: