Today's News

  • Local students graduate from BHS


    Catharine Ball, Paul Childers and Emily Gribbins, all of Lebanon, recently graduated from Bethlehem High School. Bethlehem’s Class of 2012 is the 100th graduating class in school history.
    Graduation events for the Class of 2012 included the following:
    A Baccalaureate Mass on Thursday, May 17, at the Basilica of Saint Joseph Proto-Cathedral in Bardstown and graduation on Sunday, May 20, at J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in Bardstown.

  • New locations announced for SAT/ACT testing

    The June 2, 2012 SAT, formerly scheduled to be held at Marion County High School, will be held at the Marion County Area Technology Center. Please report to the Marion County ATC by 7:45 a.m.
    The June 9, 2012 ACT, formerly scheduled to be held at Marion County High School, will be held at the Marion County Arrea Technology Center. Please report to the Marion County ATC by 7:45 a.m.

  • Balanced Senate postal reform bill is best solution

    By Max Heath
    Guest Columnist

    Now that the U.S. Senate has passed bipartisan S 1789 to reform the ailing U.S. Postal Service, critics are trying to disable the bill on its way to the House. Both postal unions and USPS want more for their side, and some Republicans mistakenly believe the bill burdens taxpayers.
    Unfortunately, Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul both bought into that logic and opposed 1789.

  • Baseball Knights go 1-1 in last week of regular season

    The Marion County Knights baseball team went 1-1 on the week, taking their overall regular season record to 15-17. The Knights were scheduled to play Adair County last night in the first round of the 20th District tournament, but results were unknown at press time. Full results will be in next week's issue.

    Garrard County 6, Marion County 7

  • Back to Back

    You may be wondering why I am writing again this week. Well, Jessica has a particular reason for wanting to write next week.  You'll just have to wait and see why, but in the meantime I will fill in.  

  • The Game Plan, May 23

    May 23
    20th District Championship at Taylor County

    May 28-29
    MCHS Youth Baseball Camp (Ages 9-14) (At MCHS)

    May 28-30
    5th Region Tournament (Home)
    5th Region Tournament (E'town)

  • Girls soccer meeting is May 25

    There will be a girls high school soccer meeting at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 25, in Coach Greg Conley's room at the Marion County Area Technology Center for any girl interested in playing soccer for the high school next season.
    Both parents and players should attend.
    For more information, contact Devin L. Johnson at (270) 699-5398.

  • Linescores

    9-10 Boys
    Here are the 9-10-year-old boys Little League baseball standings as of May 18.

    Rangers 6-2
    Reds      4-2
    Angels   5-4
    Red Sox 3-4
    Orioles   1-7

    Girls Minor League
    May 15
    A's 15, Dodgers 1
    Reds 12,  Braves 2
    May 18
    A's 13, Reds 3
    Standings  2nd half   overall

  • More to tournament than just fishing

    When I wrote about pre-fishing for a bass tournament I should've mentioned that there's more to it than just fishing.
    It it's a lake your not familiar with there's map study, Google Earth, researching past tournament results, weather trends and seasonal patterns. Then come the visits to area bait shops and angler hangouts...to talk with the locals.
    Lakes your familiar with only actually require you to consider the season, weather and water temperature. Everything else is based in your past experiences!

  • Lady Knights finish regular season 21-8

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team went 1-2 on the week, taking their overall record to 21-8 to finish out the regular season.  
    Coach Todd Spalding hopes that the win over CAL will give the team momentum heading into district play.