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Today's News

  • Little League: 10U All-Stars come up short in state tourney

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County 10U All-Stars began their quest for the state title on Saturday, July 9, versus the North Laurel team, which held Marion County hitless for the game in route to an 8-0 victory.  
    On Sunday, July 10, Marion County faced Stan Spence. Marybeth Overstreet started on the mound for Marion County. She struck out the first two batters in the first inning and after allowing a walk, Emily Gardner would throw out the base runner as she attempted to steal second base.

  • LITTLE LEAGUE: 11-12U All-Stars defeated in championship game

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Marion County 11-12U All-Stars’ season ended Monday, July 11, in the championship game against Glasgow 13-0. Glasgow pitcher Taye Poynter held Marion County hitless and Glasgow’s bats remained hot, as they will advance to the state tournament in Richmond.

    Road to the championship
    Marion County 11-12U boys fell against Boyle County 4-0 on July 2.

  • Tee Time: The Open Championship begins this week

    By Dennis George

    With The Open Champion-ship beginning tomorrow at Royal Troon , it’s a good time to talk about customs, sayings and stories about our friends from across the pond.
    Americans get blamed sometimes for ruining the game as it was meant to be played.
    I learned quickly on my first trip to Scotland that you’re expected to putt everything out. There’s no such thing as a gimme.
    And a second shot off of the first tee?

  • Jumping ship

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Kevin Durant announced on July 3 he was signing with the Golden State Warriors, leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder, a team he had been on since he came into the league (the Thunder were the Seattle SuperSonics, but changed their name after Durant’s rookie season). His decision came as a surprise to many fans, players, and coaches across the NBA. It also came as a surprise to me as well.

  • Woods & Waters: Beating the heat and bugs with night fishing

    This time of summer, it’s usually hot, muggy and very “bug intense.”
    So what does one do when you really enjoy fishing and don’t enjoy being miserable? How about fishing at night?
    It’s usually cooler and you can usually catch a few fish. That’s usually!

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Johnson to be MCHS girls soccer coach

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    Daniel Johnson will be taking over as the Marion County Lady Knights head coach, effective July 14. Johnson was selected to be the next head coach after former head coach Derek Cissell left his position.
    "I am excited to be the next head coach and I'm chomping at the bit to get things started," Johnson said.
    Johnson was interviewed for the position on July 3 and was informed he was selected Thursday, July 7.

  • Vaught’s Views: Kentucky walk-on Charles Walker proves he can play

    By Larry Vaught

    During a talk to the Louisville Quarterback Club, then offensive coordinator Neal Brown told the group that one of the most talented players in Kentucky's 2014 recruiting class was Charles Walker of Louisville St. Xavier.
    What made that statement so unusual was that Walker was a preferred walk-on, not a highly-touted, four-star scholarship player.

  • 7-13-16 Church Briefs

    Homecoming
    Tucker’s Chapel Baptist Church, 600 Short Line Pike, Lebanon, will have their annual homecoming on July 17.  Services begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dale Smith, pastor. Dinner will be served starting at 1 p.m. Program begins at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. Caldwell and his choir from Pleasant Union Baptist Church, Campbellsville. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • The right thing to do

     

  • 7-13-16 Enterprise Travels