Today's News

  • Eight die on Kentucky roads

    Preliminary statistics indicate that eight people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011.
    All of the crashes involved motor vehicles and four of the victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Hardin, Jefferson, Knott, Lewis, Union and Warren counties.
    A double-fatality crash occurred in Martin County and the victims were not wearing seat belts.

  • Experience the 50s with Coca-Cola recipes



  • Conservation District cost share program is announced

    The Marion County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning Feb. 1, and extending through Feb. 28.           
    The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program along with the Environmental Stewardship Program are created to help agricultural operations protect the soil and water resources of Kentucky.  

  • Controll insects on indoor plants



  • Sign up for gardening classes


  • Dairy meetings are scheduled

    The Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Alltech announce this year’s “Winter Cover All Dairy Series,” the meetings are set to run through Feb. 24 from 10 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
    Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with milk, doughnuts and coffee. The presentations will start at 10:30 a.m.  Lunch will be provided at all of the meetings.
    The meetings and contact persons include:
    • Jan. 28, Russell County Extension Office; Sam Finney, (859) 516-1966
    • Feb. 8, Metcalfe County Extension Office; Sam Finney, 859-516-1966

  • Game Plan for 1.26.11 - 2.1.11



    AquaKnights vs. Taylor Co./Campbellsville  (Home)



    St. Charles vs. Bardstown (Home)


    Lebanon Middle vs. St. Joe (Home)




    Knights JV/Varsity vs. Nelson County (Away)


    Lady Knights varsity vs. TBA  (L.I.T.) at Bellarmine (Away)




    Knights JV/Varsity vs. E-town (Away)


  • Knights claim top spot

    The Marion County Knights varsity boys basketball team took on the Adair County Indians at the Roby Dome on Tuesday of last week. Despite a major comeback from the Indians, the Knights held on to defeat Adair County by a final score of 55-48 to claim the top spot in the district standings. Senior Deshawn Douglas paced the way for the Knights with a team high 18 points.
    The win put the Knights on top of the district standings.

  • Essex wins trip

    The Marion County Lady Knights hosted the 2011 Autism Awareness Classic on Jan. 14-15.
    A portion of the money raised from the classic went toward an autistic family, that were selected in a drawing, to have an all-expense paid trip to an indoor water park for three days and two nights.

  • 1-26-11 linescores

    January 23
    Marion County Youth Basketball League
    8- & 9-Year-Old Boys
    at St. Charles Middle School
    Kings 31: Austin Smith 10, Bryce Spalding 1, Cade Thompson 7, TyShay Epps 11, Dalton Sibley 2.
    Bulls 16: Zander Hyatt 2, Chase Miles 1, Ryan Luckett 1, Ryan Lee Hayes 1, Austin Smith 6, Dalton Sallee 5.

    Suns 25: Cody Abell 1, Tanner Barker 2, Conner Cornish 11, Davis Rafferty 11.
    Pacers 38: Trevor Douglas 12, Travis Wiser 8, Ashton Lanham 4, Alex Cooper 1, Seth Allen 2, Spencer Riggs 5, Gregory Blake 6.