Today's News

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: New look Lady Knights face Jags, Dawgs this week

    Kelly Wood is starting to see his new system click with the Marion County Lady Knights.
    “We seem to be getting better getting used to the new stuff,” Wood said. “We’re hoping we can play basketball within our system. It just takes time. We got to become automatic when it comes to playing.”
    The Lady Knights hit the court for the season opener last night against Bardstown. They host the East Jessamine Jaguars tomorrow night.

  • SWIMMING: Marion County set to hit pool for first meet

    With a little extra preparation under their belts, the Marion County Aquaknights have their eyes set on their first meet of the 2017-18 season. The Aquaknights decided not to compete at the first scheduled meet on Nov. 18 in order to get more practice in.
    With that extra practice now in, Head Coach Brian Pirkle is expecting a solid performance from his team when they compete at T.K. Stone Elementary at 1 p.m., Dec. 2. Marion County will be teaming up with Nelson County and Thomas Nelson to take on Elizabethtown in the meet.

  • Vaught’s Views: Mike Pratt says Quade Green is about where he should be after 7 games

    By Larry Vaught

    Before Kentucky’s season started, former UK All-American Mike Pratt had a warning — or bit of advice — for fans about the team’s point guard play.
    “So much is about confidence. That’s why some guys develop slower than others,” said Pratt, the analyst for the UK Radio Network. “If you look at (John) Calipari point guards, John Wall started slow and you could see his confidence build.

  • Marion County Youth Football

    The Marion County 10U Knights competed in the Thanksgiving Throwdown in Elizabethtown Saturday, Nov. 25-26. Saturday morning the Marion County Knights opened the day against the ODC Predators and lost 26-0. Saturday afternoon the Knights lost to the Radcliff Wolverines 20-6. Sunday morning the Knights came to play and left it all on the field in a 12-0 loss against the Radcliff Wolverines to end in third place in the 10U division.

  • Children are searching for their forever homes

    By Lori Mangum
    Maryhurst Foster Care Director

    November is National Adoption Month, and though the month-long observance is an important conversation starter, it can’t fully convey the ongoing and unmet needs of children searching for their forever homes. During this season of giving and gratitude, the truth is that more than 7,000 kids in Kentucky will spend the holidays in the care of someone other than their family of origin.

  • Me, too

    I debated writing this, but the ongoing news about prominent men being accused of sexual harassment has been weighing heavily on my mind and my conscience.
    I’ve heard several people recently ask the question, “Why are so many women speaking out about sexual harassment now?”
    My response: “Who cares!”
    Women finally feel brave enough to speak out – that’s a good thing.
    And, when one woman speaks out, it emboldens the rest of us.
    But, honestly, I wish we would have spoken out sooner.

  • Support local businesses this holiday season

    As Christmas draws near, Kentuckians gear up for the shopping season. Many shoppers plan their Thanksgiving weekend around Black Friday advertisements while others scope the latest online deals for Cyber Monday.

  • Twas’ the night before Thanksgiving


  • May is promoted


    Lee May of Lebanon was promoted to the position of Correctional Sergeant on Nov. 1, at Northpoint Training Center. The center is a medium security state prison located in Boyle County. May began her employment at Northpoint Training Center as a correctional officer in June of 2016.

  • Southern States raising money for animal shelters