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Today's News

  • State Police is asking drivers to ‘Put it Down’

    Kentucky State Police is preparing for Jan. 1, 2011, when they will begin issuing citations for violations of the texting law that went into effect July 15, 2010. The law (KRS 189.292) will prohibit drivers from texting while their vehicle is in motion.  
    For drivers who are under eighteen, the law (KRS 189.294) goes a step further by prohibiting both texting and cell phone use for this age group.
    Spokesperson for KSP, Lt. David Jude says that the new law was designed to place the drivers’ focus back on the road instead of an electronic device.

  • Georgetown College Government Association
  • Nelson County Cardinals will visit Roby Dome

    The Marion County Knights will host the Nelson County Cardinals Tuesday Jan. 4. The Knights have had limited success against the Cardinals over the past few seasons.
    Since the 2002-03 season, Marion County has only defeated Nelson County three times while having 14 losses in that same time period.

  • Fort Harrod Classic

    Thursday, the Marion County varsity boys’ basketball team took on Deming High School in the Fort Harrod Classic at Mercer County High School. This was the Knights fourth and final game in the tournament, and their only win in those four outings. Marion County was able to keep Deming in check during the first half, heading into the halftime break down only six points at 25-19.  

  • Lebanon man indicted for DUI fourth offense

    Timothy Ray Mays, 39, of 780 Sulphur Springs Road in Lebanon was indicted for DUI fourth offense (aggravator), operating a motor vehicle while license suspended for DUI, careless driving and disregarding a stop sign.
    According to the indictment, on or about Nov. 13, Mays was driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other substances that impaired his driving ability, and this was his fourth or subsequent offense.
    His bond was set at $15,000 with the condition that he use no drugs or alcohol.

  • Winter wheat meeting is Jan. 11 in Hopkinsville

    By Katie Pratt

     Wheat prices around $7 a bushel have enticed new producers and those who haven’t grown wheat in a few years to plant a crop.
    In addition, some producers have increased their acreage this year to take full advantage of the favorable prices. Specialists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture will offer producers advice during the 2011 Winter Wheat Meeting to help ensure they have a successful growing season.

  • Game Plan 12-29-10

    12.29.10

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. TBA Away (Pickerington, Ohio)

     

    12.30.10

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. TBA Away (Pickerington, Ohio)

     

    1.4.11

    Basketball

    Knights vs. Nelson County Home (7:30 p.m.)

    Lebanon Middle vs. Bardstown Home

  • Linescores 12-29-10

    Lebanon Middle School
    Boys Basketball
    Dec. 20
    Lebanon Middle Eighth-Grade 47 (record 8-4): Quamane Johnson 2, Dre Bridgewater 2, Austin Douglas 2, MacKensie McFarlane 4, Robbie Spalding 2, Zack Abell 16, Anton Cowherd 19.
    At St. Augustine 37.
    LMS    10 13 15 9 - 47
    St. A    12 4 8 13 - 37

    Lebanon Middle Seventh-Grade 31 (record 8-4): Javen Adams 2, Deshay Epps 5, Austin Douglas 6, Tye Murphy 8, Tyler Wethington 10.
    At St. Augustine 22.
    LMS    1 12 4 14 - 31

  • Republic Bank Holiday Classic

    On Wednesday of last week, the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls’ basketball team took on the Boone County Lady Rebels in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.
    After being down by 20 points with 2:08 remaining in the first half, the Lady Knights rallied to tie the game at 63 at the end of regulation to force an overtime period. Despite the massive comeback, Marion County fell just short, losing by two points with a final score of 71-69.

  • Season brings out honesty, geese

    An unexpected development in this holiday season is the honesty it’s brought out in the big oil companies.
    Unlike in the past when gas prices were tied to natural disasters, which always happened over a holiday season, this year, no excuses were made that I’ve heard about.
    Gas prices were jacked up because: it’s a big travel season; and the oil companies can do it and theres nothing we can do to stop it!
    So, happy holidays!