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Today's News

  • District Champions

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team defeated Campbellsville 10-0 and Taylor County 3-2 in the 20th District Tournament, securing a 5th Region tournament appearance.
    The Lady Knights' district championship makes the fourth time since fast pitch softball began at Marion County High School that the softball team has won the district title, the seventh overall since Marion County has had a softball team.  Five Lady Knights were selected for the All-Tournament team, including Colleen Rakes, Ashley Walls, Abby Miles, Anne Taylor Sandusky and McKenzie Reynolds.

  • Fire causes damage to Bell Hollow home

    The Lebanon Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire around 11:30 p.m. Sunday evening at 470 Bell Hollow Road.

    "The fire was contained to one bedroom," Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said.

    Mattingly said the homeowner Gill Sullivan was at home at the time of the fire with his family, but no one was injured. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. The house did receive heat and smoke damage.

    "It's a big clean-up job," Mattingly said.

  • Turkey: Glasscock

    Coy Glasscock killed this 21-pound turkey with his bow. It had one-inch spurs and a 10-inch beard.

  • Old Mill Days is June 8-9

    Bradfordsville will celebrate Old Mill Days June 8 and 9.

    The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, with vendors, a carnival, a scavenger hunt (sign up at city hall), games at the baseball field (including three-legged races, sack races and water balloon toss), and the Hide the Mill contest.

    The pet show will be held at the small pavilion at 5:30 p.m., and the old timer's baseball game begins at 6 p.m.

  • Sheriff attends National Sheriffs Institute

    Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements participated in the 102nd National Sheriffs Institute in Aurora, Col., April 29-May 5. The program is co-sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and  the National Sheriffs Association.

    The NIC is a division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and Clements is the first sheriff from Marion County to participate in the program.

  • Turkey: Alvey

    Patrick Alvey, pictured with his son Cody, bagged this 18-pound turkey on April 28, 2012 in Marion County. The turkey had a 9.5-inch beard and one-inch spurs.

  • Fish: May

    Pictured are four of 12 shellcrackers caught on May 5 and 6 at Lake Barkley by Joe May, left, and David May. They weighed from 2-pounds, 2-ounces to 3-pounds.

  • All bite (and no bark)

    A good night's sleep turned 2011 into a pretty bad year for Millie Bradshaw.

    Last April, the day after her husband Joe had left on a golfing trip, she woke up and noticed a brown lump in her bed. She wasn't wearing her glasses at the time, so she didn't realize what she was grabbing as she moved the lump off her bed. She thought it was a clump of grass, but she did wonder how it got there.

  • St. Catharine athletics continues improvement

    In the first year of competition in the Mid-South Conference (2009-10), the St. Catharine College Patriots found themselves next to last in the President's Cup standings, which is the overall ranking of the teams in the conference that gives points for the order of finish in each sport.

  • Swencki signs with Campbellsville

    Tennis standout Noah Swencki has signed to play for Campbellsville University.  Pictured are front row left to right, Jim Swencki, Noah Swencki, and Anne Swencki; back row from left, are MCHS Athletic Director Robby Peterson, MCHS Principal Stacey Hall, MCHS boys tennis coach Landon Williams and Campbellsville tennis coach Kyle Caven.