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Today's News

  • Knights win two in season’s first week

    The Marion County Knights roared into the season landing 2-1 after their first week of play against the Washington County Commanders, the John Hardin Bulldogs, and the North Hardin Trojans. 

    Fighting a lingering winter wind, the Knights opened up their season with a win against the Commanders (1-2) on March 19. 

    “My nerves were shot,” Knights Coach Patrick Campbell said after the game. “…it’s a good way to get season started.” 

  • Track teams open at Green County

    The Marion County track team opened its season last week at the Green County All-comers Meet. 

    The girls placed in eight categories and the boys placed in 10. A complete list of results can be found at http://ky.milesplit.com/

    The girls won the 4x100 meter relay in 56.54 seconds at Green County, and Rae Mills won the 800 meters in 2:43. 

    On the boys’ side, Justin Dawson took second in both the 100 and 200 meters and the pole vault.

  • Tennis teams defeat Washington County

    With weather cooperating, the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights competed against the Taylor County Cardinals and Lady Cardinals on March 18 at Graham Memorial Park. Marion County got off to a rocky start when they lost all six doubles matches against their opponent.

    Coach Landon Williams wrote in an email after the matches that Taylor County had returned some tough players from last year.

  • SCC to offer athletic training program in the fall semester 2014

    Beginning in August of 2014, students will have a new opportunity at St. Catharine College.
    Athletic training, a close relative to physical therapy, will be the newest addition to St. Catharine College’s academic offerings.
    “We already have a solid athletic foundation here at the college so it was a natural fit to add a health science field that is heavily involved in athletics,” Justin Farr, St. Catharine College sports information director and founder of the athletic training program, said.

  • Seeds of a new forest

    Karen Cobb was a little tired, but she was still happy Sunday afternoon. She and a group of Lebanon Middle School students and their parents were among the more than 3,500 people who planted 35,000 trees Sunday afternoon at TG Kentucky.
    Cobb is the sponsor the LMS Jr. Beta Club, and she said they have wanted to participate in the project since the school year started.
    “They learned how to work together and be a team,” Cobb said. “They wanted to be part of something bigger, and all the kids enjoyed it.”

  • Marion County student selected for Gatton Academy

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 59 students for its Class of 2016, and Donald Price, the son of Donald and Peggy Price of Lebanon, is one of them.

  • 3-26-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, March 31: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 1: Assorted Poptart and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape clusters, milk.
    Wednesday, April 2-Friday, April 4: Spring break.
    LUNCH
    Elementary schools

  • Police seeking suspect in Cash A Check robbery

    A local check-cashing business was robbed by an armed suspect at 9:36 a.m. Thursday. The robbery took place at Cash A Check, 733 W. Main Street in Lebanon.
    Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady said the suspect is a white male who was wearing a dark-colored hoodie, an extra-large gray ski mask and baggy, khaki pants.

  • Fewer bees may be buzzing this spring

    William Hagan is worried about bees.
    He's been keeping bees as a hobby since the 1990s, and what he's seen this past winter has him concerned. He lost a few of his hives, and on warmer days, he hasn't seen any wild bees in places where he normally finds them.
    “People are going to wonder why there aren’t any bees around,” Hagan said.
    Thomas Webster agreed with Hagan that bees will likely be less common this spring.

  • AP biology class solves the crime by using DNA