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Today's News

  • Boys drop a pair of close matches

    The Marion County High School boys golf team hosted Danville Aug. 30 at Rosewood Golf Club. the Knights came out on the wrong end of the score, losing by eight strokes.
    Joseph Elder continues to lead the way for the Knights as he shot a 38. Casey Lee shot his best round of the season and posted a 41. Logan Medley tallied a 44, Evan Dye shot a 46, and Aaron Hamilton shot a 48. The Knights gathered a team total of 169, just behind the 161 posted by Danville.

  • Lady Knights lose to Spencer County

    After an emotional week for the Marion County High School girls’ soccer team, the situation hasn’t improved much. With two star players recovering from a serious car accident, the team struggled to rebuild.
    Two more soccer players, sisters Claire and Abigail Hagan, lost their grandfather Bill Hagan unexpectedly last Tuesday. This only deepened the emotional distress that the team is under.  
    With two games on last week’s schedule for last week, the team tried to go on as normally as possible.

  • Men’s softball tourney set for September 17

    A men’s softball tournament will be held at Dave Hourigan Field in Bradfordsville on Saturday Sept. 17.

    Anyone wishing to enter a team needs to contact tournament director Troy Overstreet as soon as possible at (270) 699-3754.
     

  • Knights improve record to 5-1

    Last week, the Marion County High School boys’ soccer team took a step in the right direction by winning two outings. The team faced Southwestern Pulaski County Monday and Garrard County Tuesday. One of the games was a tightly contested, physical game and the other was not.
    The match-up on Monday against Southwestern Pulaski County turned into a  physical game that could have gone either way, according to Head Coach Greg Conley. Conley added that the Knights had a couple of missed opportunities.

  • Lady Knights take tourney title again

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team invited seven other schools to join them for the Marion County Invitational on Sept. 4.
    But the Lady Knights kept the biggest prize for themselves, going undefeated on the day to win the tournament title.
    Marion County won their three pool play matches Saturday morning, then won three more matches that afternoon in tournament play to take home the championship honors.
    In pool play, Marion County defeated Adair County, in two sets, 25-13, 25-20.

  • Cards delt defeat

    The Marion County High School Knights football team traveled to Bardstown Friday to take on the Nelson County Cardinals. The Knights led most of the game, with the exception of nearly five minutes in the fourth quarter, and came out on top, 37-27, when the dust settled.
    After a slow start in the opening frame, the Knights put up a late field goal by John Southall with 2:10 remaining to take a 3-0 lead in a slow first quarter.

  • NAACP hosting meeting Sept. 11

    The Marion County chapter of the NAACP is hosting a meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Marion County Public Library, 201 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The meeting will be held in the large meeting room, and the meeting is open to the public.

    For more information, call Jerry Evans at 692-5579.

  • Missing Lebanon native has died

    Lebanon native Larry Lee has died.

    Lee, 32, has been missing since Aug. 4, when he walked away from the Falmouth Care Home, a personal-care facility. He was found by some hunters near a river in Falmouth.

    Lee, who had an acquired brain injury, was a ward of the state through a brain injury program, according to his sister, Melissa Knight. Lee was also schizophrenic, bipolar and diabetic.

  • Kickoff moved to 8 p.m. for tonight's game

    The starting time for tonight's football game between Marion County and Nelson County has been changed.

    The game at Nelson County will kickoff at 8 p.m., a half-hour later than the original starting time.

  • Fiscal Court meets at 4 p.m. Sept. 2

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. Here are the items on the agenda:

    - Minutes of Aug. 20 meeting

    - Consider additional PVA Appropriation per KRS131.140 (4),132.590(11,12),133.050(2)

    - Consider of work release volunteer program insurance policy renewal

    - Sheriff's 2010 tax settlement-accounts due/refunds sheet