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Today's News

  • 9-10 softball staying alive

    The girls 9-10-year-old Marion County All-Stars headed to Winchester to play in the state tournament this past weekend after advancing to state by winning the District 5 tournament. The team lost to North Oldham on Saturday and defeated South Shore on Sunday. They were scheduled to play North Laurel on Monday, but that game has been rescheduled to Tuesday. With a win, the local All-Stars would advance to the championship game of the state tournament on Wednesday. Full results will be reported next week.

     

  • 11-12-year-old All-Stars in district championship
  • 11-year-olds fall to Adair County in district

     Friday, due to the game being postponed on Thursday, the boys 11-year-old All-Stars made the trip back to Jamestown to play Adair County in the loser's bracket game of the district tournament. The local team was not able to score enough runs to defeat Adair County, losing the game, 17-6, giving them their second loss in the double elimination tournament.

  • Bradfordsville Softball Starting Up

    Bradfordsville Softball League Director Troy Overstreet is in search of teams to play in the upcoming league. Games will be played in Bradfordsville at Dave Hourigan Field. Any team interested in participating needs to contact Overstreet by Sunday, July 15, at (270) 692-3754. Overstreet also noted that he hopes to begin play on either Sunday July 22 or July 29.

     

     

  • On the move

    Yeah, as you can tell by my title, I have been on the move lately. Actually, that is why my husband Josh did two columns in a row and you didn't hear from me last week.  

  • Divine qualifies for Junior Olympics

    Marion County High School track standout Brooks Divine participated in the USA Track and Field region five competition in Cedarville, Ohio recently. 

    Divine placed first in the decathlon events and fourth overall in pole vault. 

  • Too hot to fish

    In case you're wondering, being outside when the temperatures are over 100 degrees is just a little insane, unless of course you have to be.

    As for me, I haven't stepped outside in a week. First off, I have a spider bite on my hand that's been giving me fits. I don't know what kind it was. We weren't formally introduced, but I know it hurt!

    Anyway, my hand swelled to three times its normal size and was accompanied by a high fever.

  • 11-12 tournament champs: Cardinals

     The Cardinals were the winners of the 11-12 year-old Marion County Little League Tournament. Pictured are, front row, from left, Ethan Sparks, Kyle Thomas, Ashton Lanham, John Hillman, Justin Elder, Mitch Mattingly and Zander Hyatt; second row, Assistant Coach Joe Mattingly, Kelly Mattingly, Ethan Wood, Chance Gordon, Logan Peterson and Head Coach Tim Peterson. They were sponsored by Jaywear. 

  • 10 and under tournament winners

     Lumberjaxx came in runner up in the 10U Summer Slam tournament recently in Lebanon. They are, front row from left, Parker Barnett, Owen Mattingly, Dalton Sallee, Dawson McCarty, Davis Rafferty, Tegan Bradshaw, John Adams; middle row from left, Mason Sullivan, Ethan Wood and Ryan Lee Hayes; and coaches Scott McCarty, Mitch Rafferty, John Mattingly and Head Coach Steve Hayes. 

  • Jets Over Kentucky returns this weekend

    The world's largest radio-controlled jet showcase is back at the Lebanon-Springfield Airport. While the model jet pilots have already started using the airport, spectators are invited to watch from Thursday, July 12, through Sunday, July 15. Admission is $5.

    The biggest days for spectators will be Friday and Saturday. On Friday, RC jet demonstrations will take place from 9 a.m. to dark. The day will conclude with the parade of lights and a fireworks display.