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Today's News

  • Girls top Ohio team

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team traveled to Centerville, Ohio to participate in the 3rd annual Kentucky/Ohio challenge Saturday.

    They took on the Chaminade Julienne Lady Eagles, a team from Dayton, Ohio, that is ranked 35th in the state. The Lady Knights led at the half by a score of 22-17. Marion County went on to defeat Chaminade Julienne by a final score of 45-42 giving them their 19th win against only six losses. Head Coach Trent Milby said that this was a good, tough win on the road.

  • JV Knights fall short

    The Marion County Knights junior varsity boys basketball team hosted the JV district tournament Saturday at Lebanon Middle School. They drew the Adair County Indians and played the second game of the day after the Campbellsville Eagles took on Taylor County in the first game of the day.

  • Knights win last-second thriller

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team traveled to Campbellsville to take on the Taylor County Cardinals Monday of last week. Despite being down by 10 points in the game, the Knights managed to make a comeback and defeat the Cardinals by two points with a final score of 45-43. Junior Carlos Litsey hit a shot with two seconds remaining in the game to put it away and scored a game high 16 points.  

  • Lady Knights keep rolling

    The Lady Knights had no trouble defeating the Lady Cardinals Monday of last week, scoring 71 points and only allowing the home team 33 points. Junior Bre Elder led all scorers in the game with 14 points helping her team to have a 17-6 record.

  • Tigers pounce on Knights

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team went on the road to take on the Bardstown Tigers Tuesday of last week. The Tigers out-rebounded and overpowered the Knights as Bardstown defeated Marion County by 25 points in an 85-60 loss, dropping their record to 12-8. Seniors Deshawn Douglas and Josh Brockman led the way for the Knights scoring 13 and 12 points respectively.

  • Black History Month events this weekend

    Performance at First Baptist Saturday

    The Beasley Sisters of Lexington are scheduled to perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at First Baptist Church in Lebanon. The performance is part of the Black Performing Arts Celebration. The Spiritual Women of First Baptist are also scheduled to perform that evening.

    MC Arts Council celebrates Black History Month

  • After school special

    For years, the City of Bradfordsville has been raising money and working toward the renovation of the old Bradfordville School as a community center and storm shelter. According to Dale Waller, the project manager for R.A. Williams Construction Company of Lexington, their portion of the renovation is scheduled to be completed March 23.

    "Right now, we're still on schedule, although the weather has certainly had an impact on us," Waller said.

  • Engagement

     

  • Local woman dies after traffic accident

    A Lebanon woman died following a two-vehicle collision the afternoon of Feb. 7 at the intersection of W. Main Street and Village Way in Lebanon.

    Barbara Mattingly, 77, died at University Hospital in Louisville that same day.

  • Lower tier available on cable rates

    Marion County Judge/Executive John G. Mattingly received a copy of the 2011 Kentucky Basic Cable Rate Survey and he was concerned about what he saw. According to the survey, the basic tier of services offered in Lebanon was two to three times more expensive than basic packages offered by Time Warner in other locations.

    The survey indicated that the basic tier in Lebanon was 55-60 channels for $65. Comparatively, the basic tier is 12 channels for $13.80 in Clark County, 25 channels for $15.76 in Danville, and 27 channels for $27.95 in Lawrenceburg.