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Today's News

  • Track competes in conference meet

    The Marion County track team competed in the Panther Twilight Invitational in Elizabethtown on Friday night and the Heartland Conference tournament in Taylor County on Thursday night. Overall, in the Heartland Conference tournament, the girls team finished in third place with 59 total points. The boys team finished in second place with 94 points.

  • Marion County holds annual spring scrimmage

    The Marion County High School football team held its annual maroon/white scrimmage at John J. Boswell field April 23. Head Coach Jeff Robbins said his team played “extremely hard.”
    “We learned many things about ourselves, especially where some key personnel are going to fit in,” he said. “It was a very physical game and I think you can really see the positive results of me having most of these kids in class. I am very proud of all our players and I am very excited to get the 2013 season underway.”

  • Baseball Knights win three of four

    The Marion County Knights baseball team won three of its four games last week. The Knights defeated Thomas Nelson, Campbellsville, and Green County, but fell to Adair County.
    Marion County stands at 14-8 overall. They finished second in the district with a  4-2 record. In the district tournament, Adair County is the top seed and will play Campbellsville. Marion County, the secdond seed, will play Taylor County. Days and times have not been announced.

    Marion County 13, Green County 0

  • Lady Knights clinch top seed in district softball tournament

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team played games against Campbellsville and Adair County this past week in district play, and then competed in the Jaguar Classic this past weekend at East Jessamine. The varsity team did not play Boyle County, as it was changed to a double junior varsity game Thursday night. After winning three of the five contests, the Lady Knights are 16-7 overall, 6-1 in the district, giving them the No. 1 seed in the district tournament.

  • Holt, Cassidy win conference doubles title

    The Marion County Lady Knights tennis team competed in the Heartland Conference in Campbellsville on Sunday and Monday of last week, where the doubles duo of Elyssa Holt and Madison Cassidy came away with their fifth straight title.

  • Knights win conference tennis title

    The Marion County Knights tennis team won the Heartland Conference tournament recently.
    The singles final pitted Marion County players against each other, and the tournament favorite, Alex Spalding, won singles  ttitle.  Coach Landon Williams said Spalding continues to progress and attract attention statewide.

  • Second lawsuit filed over tractor accident

    Five members of the Linde family have filed a lawsuit stemming from a tractor accident on the day of last year’s Warrior Dash. This is the second civil suit filed in connection with that incident.
    Lawrence Linde and Christopher Linde of Louisville and Kevin, Heather and Amelia Linde of Florence are listed as plaintiffs in the civil complaint filed April 12 in Marion Circuit Court against Steven Baudendistel of 1190 Popes Creek Road in Lebanon.
    In the complaint, the Lindes accused Baudendistel of “actual malice” and “gross negligence.”

  • 8 MCHS students chosen for GSP, 1 selected for GSA

    Eight Marion County High School students have been chosen to participate in the Governor's Scholars Program this summer. They are Abby Blandford, Joey Costello, Joe Ben Curtis, Natalie Mattingly, Lauren Farmer, Sarah Spalding, Brooklynn Russell, Bailey Spalding. Rebecca Taylor was chosen as an alternate.

  • Loretto health fair is May 7

    The Sisters of Loretto are hosting a free health fair May 7, and anyone in the area is welcome to attend.
    The health fair will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. May 7 at the City of Loretto Community Center, 72 School House Drive in Loretto. In previous years the Sisters of Loretto have held health fairs at the Motherhouse, but they decided to use this as an outreach opportunity this year.

  • Sheriff’s Office will be closed May 7

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office will be closed Tuesday, May 7, so that the sheriff’s office staff can attend the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Service in Richmond honoring deceased Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Rakes.
    Rakes was killed in the line of duty Nov. 14, 2012.
    The Kentucky State Police have agreed to respond to calls for service in Marion County that day. The dispatch number for the state police is (800) 222-5555 or 911 in case of an emergency.