Today's News

  • Early Files 1-19-11

    130 years ago
    January 19, 1881
    From Loretto
    Mr. G.G. Thompson and lady gave the young folks a cotillion party last week which was well attended by both ladies and gentlemen. It proved to be a very enjoyable affair, and would be long remembered by those present if it was not to be followed in quick succession by so many others of the same kind.

    Adair circuit court
    Buck Commer was convicted of kukluxing and punishment fired at ten months imprisonment, but the judge granted him a new trial.

    Crushed hand healing

  • Meet in Vietnam
  • Corn silage variety trials can aid in 2011 planting decisions

    By Carol L. Spence and Laura Skillman
    UK Department of Agriculture

    The results of the 2010 University of Kentucky Corn Silage Variety Trials are out. Farmers can use the report’s unbiased data on yield and quality to help plan for their 2011 corn silage crops.

  • Late summer drought, winter salt hurt broadleaf evergreens



  • Make desserts sweeter

    Any one of these great sauces would be a welcome accompaniment to ice cream, plain cake or pound cake, pastry, lots of things. I like to keep a jar in the refrigerator, just in case.
    The Strawberry Sauce is terrific on pancakes, oatmeal, waffles, and of course, ice cream. It’s also pretty and delicious drizzled over cheesecake or angel food cake.

  • Quilt contest is for kids

    The Marion County Extension Homemakers Association in conjunction with the Kentucky Bluegrass Music kickoff are sponsoring a Creative Kentucky Quilt Block Contest - for kids.
    The quilt block must be created by the youth entering the contest and on flat paper; no 3D designs (use markers, crayons, paint, glue/tape colored papers, etc).
    Make the block no larger than 8.5-inch by 8.5-inch paper (it can be smaller, but must be a square); use the entire paper.

  • Game Plan 1-19-11



    Lebanon Middle vs. St. Dominic (Home)

    St. Charles vs. New Haven (Home)




    Girl/boys double-header vs. Taylor County (Away)




    Girls varsity vs. DuPont Manual at the RAATZ Fence Classic (Away at Mercy)




    Boys junior varsity/varsity vs. Collins (Home)

    Lebanon Middle vs. St. Gregory (Away)

  • Boys hang on in thriller

    Friday night, the Marion County varsity boys basketball team made the trip to Campbellsville to face the Eagles in their second battle of the season. After a hard fought game in which neither team led by more than nine points, the Knights held on at the end and came away with a 41-39 victory. This was the first district road win since February of 2008.  

  • Pressure



  • Lady Knights cruise to a 20-point win

    Saturday night the Marion County Lady Knights varsity girls basketball team was in action taking on the Ballard Lady Bruins in the final game of the 2011 Autism Awareness Classic at the Roby Dome. The Lady Knights seized control, mainly because of multiple turnovers by Ballard, and never showed any signs of weakness as they cruised to a 58-38 victory.