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Today's News

  • Tennis players take honors

    The Marion County Knights tennis team held its annual banquet Friday to award some of the players for their performances this past season.

    For the Knights, five players took home honors. Alex Spalding received the 110 percent award, while Michael Spalding and Ryker Cassidy were each awarded the Most Improved Award. The doubles team of Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette, who made it to state competition this season, received Most Valuable Players honors.

    Lady Knights...

  • Women's Volleyball League Standings

    Poor Boys                  12-1

    Family Matters           11-2

    Girls Night Out           9-5

    Stewarts Creek          8-6

  • Special city council meeting tonight

    The Lebanon City Council is scheduled to hold a special-called meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, June 20.

    The agenda includes two items: a request from Jim Tabor and discussion regarding the Marion County Area Technology Center house.

  • UPDATE: Epps apologizes to family, friends, community

    Anthony Epps resigned as the Marion County High School boys basketball coach following his arrest early Saturday morning for driving under the influence.

    Epps was arrested June 18, according to Captain David Earl Gribbins of the Marion County Detention Center and Sgt. Mike Luckett with the Lebanon Police Department.

    In an email statement, Epps apologized to his family, friends, the school administration and to the community.

  • Fiscal Court meets at 4 p.m. June 16

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in a regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.
    Items on the agenda include:
    - Minutes of June 2 and June 4 meetings
    - Second reading of the 2011-12 fiscal court budget
    - Standing order to pre-approve certain recurring expenses
    - Transfer of funds within the 2010-11 budget
    - Second reading of the revised Marion County Administrative Code

  • Fiscal Court meets at 4 p.m. June 16

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in a regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.
    Items on the agenda include:
    - Minutes of June 2 and June 4 meetings
    - Second reading of the 2011-12 fiscal court budget
    - Standing order to pre-approve certain recurring expenses
    - Transfer of funds within the 2010-11 budget
    - Second reading of the revised Marion County Administrative Code

  • 'Faces of Cancer' photo exhibit coming to library

    The Kentucky Cancer Program has created a photographic tribute to cancer survivors. The exhibit will be on display at the Marion County Public Library from June 21-30.
    A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 to coincide with the opening of the exhibit. Inspirational stories about each survivor pictured are also part of the exhibit.
    Martha Mattingly of Lebanon is one of featured survivors.

  • Drug testing decision tabled

    There will not be student drug testing at Marion County High School, for now at least.

    The Marion County Board of Education tabled the decision to approve a drug testing policy Tuesday evening, June 14, during its regular monthly meeting.

    In March, the board unanimously voted to adopt a resolution for a drug-testing program at MCHS for the 2011-12 school year.

  • Correction June 15

     In an engagement announcement for Catherine Corbett and Charles Bruce Parkerson Jr., it mistakenly said Corbett attended Bardstown High School and is employed at Heaven Hill Distillery. Actually, Parkerson attended Bardstown High School and is employed at Heaven Hill Distillery.    

  • Barton retires from SVH