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Today's News

  • Chargers drop Knights in OT

    The Marion County Knights scored on their first play from scrimmage but couldn't find the end zone the rest of the game as Bullitt East shocked the Knights 14-7 in overtime Friday in Mount Washington.

    Buster Hazelwood scorched the Chargers on the first play from scrimmage of the game as he turned on the turbo and ran for 62-yards for a touchdown with 11:41 to play in the first quarter.

    The rest of the game was a see saw battle.

    The Chargers tied the game in the fourth quarter with 8:17 to play on a 23-yard touchdown pass to senior Wade Kelly.

  • Who wins in free speech versus privacy?

    The United States Supreme Court will soon listen to arguments that will test the very fabric and mettle of the First Amendment’s right of freedom of speech.

    The case stems from members of the Topeka, Kan. Westboro Baptist Church’s constitutional right to picket at military funerals.

  • Lady Knights enter post season play

    The Marion County girls' soccer team suffered a 6-0 loss to Bardstown Thursday to gear up for the district tournament.

    Bardstown is a powerhouse, something the Lady Knights will likely face if they advance past the first round of the district tournament.

  • Howl-O-Ween

    The fourth annual Barktober Fest was held Saturday, Oct. 9, at Graham Memorial Park.   Dogs and their proud owners celebrated Halloween a little early and competed in various contests, including best costume, smallest dog, largest dog, talent, best tail wag, owner-dog look-alike contest and an agility course.

  • Lady Knights cruise into district

    Marion County entered the district tournament last week with a two game winning streak and a near defeat of the top team in the region.

    The Knights crushed Washington County 2-0 (25-12, 25-13) in their last regular season game Thursday to finish the season 26-8.

  • Three school board seats on the ballot

    Three sitting members of the Marion County Board of Education are up for re-election Nov. 2, and all three are facing challengers.

    In District Three, Alex Ackermann is running against Michael Mullins. Mullins previously served on the board, but stepped down due to conflicts with his work schedule. Ackermann won the seat in a special election to fill the remainder of his term.

  • Flu clinic will be held Oct. 6 at Centre Square

    The Marion County Health Center is planning a seasonal flu clinic for adults from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Centre Square in Lebanon.

    The cost of the vaccine is $23. The cost is covered by Medicare Part B and Medicaid. Please bring Medicare or Medicaid cards to the flu clinic.

    For further information, call the Marion County Health Center at 692-3393.

  • Soccer Knights head into post season

    The Marion County Knights boy's soccer team wraps up the regular season this week against Berea on the road.

    The Knights celebrated senior night on Saturday against John Hardin despite a 4-0 loss to the Bulldogs.

    Seniors getting recognition were Ethan Drury, Abraham Guzman and Dylan Browning.

    The Knights offense couldn't get going in the cold, wet conditions at Elmer J. George Field. The Bulldogs built a 3-0 lead by halftime and cruised through the second half.

    On Thursday, the Knights played hosts to Meade County in a 2-1 win.

  • Marion County Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

    Boomer and Casey are very bonded and must go to a home together. They are available at the Marion County Animal Shelter. If your pet is missing, call the shelter-it may be there. For a complete listing of pets with pictures visit adoption@petfinder.com. The shelter reminds pet owners that all cats and dogs should have a rabies shot. To adopt an animal, potential owners must complete an adoption application. The animal shelter accepts stray or unwanted animals. The shelter is located off of KY 208 and is open from noon until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday.

  • Family Fitness Day is Saturday

    The Family Fitness and Safety Day, originally scheduled for Sept. 11, will be held from 1-4 p.m. this Saturday.

    The event is sponsored by the Marion County Fitness and Nutrition coalition. The event will feature different fitness and safety activities for the family to enjoy.

    Some examples of these activities include a short disc golf course, sack races, ATV safety, an inflatable obstacle course, and fire, sun, seatbelt and water safety.

    For additional information, please contact Jessica Bickett or Jennifer Osborne at (270) 692-3393.