Today's News

  • Into the postseason

    Well, as I am writing this, one of the winter sports, swimming, has already headed into postseason and actually completed postseason play. The Aquaknights swim team competed in the 3rd Region swim meet last weekend in Jamestown, where a pair of swimmers, Laura Rice and Lindsey Buckman, once again broke their own school records.

  • Swim team wraps up season at regional meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in the region three swim meet held in Russell County recently. As a team, the girls finished in 13th place overall with 44 points and the boys finished in 17th place with 36 total points.
    “We took 22 swimmers to region this year, compared to 12 last year,” Head Coach Holly Buckman said.
    Buckman also noted that several swimmers and relay teams broke records or trimmed some time off of their previous bests on the season.

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  • Industrial Foundation issues annual report


  • Fourth quarter dooms Knights

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team traveled to Radcliff Friday to take on North Hardin. The Knights managed to stay in the game throughout the first three quarters, but their offense stalled in the fourth quarter as the Trojans went on to win the game by a final score of 88-60. Alex Smith led the way for the Knights with 24 points.
    Four minutes into the game, the Knights found themselves in a 15-4 hole. Marion County battled back, and was sparked by a four-point play by Alex Smith to trim the deficit to 23-17 as the quarter ended.

  • E911 meeting set for Feb. 19


  • Lady Knights improve to 29-0 on season

    The Lady Knights headed to East Hardin Middle School to tangle with the third ranked Henderson County Lady Colonels in the Duke’s Sporting Goods Valentine’s Day Shootout Saturday.
    Marion County blew Henderson County away early on, and the Lady Colonels could never recover. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 35 points helping Marion County win by a final score of 67-40.
    The win marks the 29th in a row by the Lady Knights. The 29 wins now have surpassed the previous mark of 28 consecutive wins set in the 1979-1980 season.  

  • History on display

    Mike Cecil stood before the old Marion County courthouse Sunday afternoon surrounded by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr., musicians, local officials and several members of the Marion County Historical Society.

    “What you’ll see today on the third floor is not the end,” he said. “It’s the beginning.”

  • Judge won't lower bond for suspects in Casey murder


    The Advocate-Messenger

    LIBERTY — A judge denied bond reduction requests for two of the men charged in the murder of Gleason Pyles, in part because of concern that their connections to an outlaw motorcycle gang would allow them to be spirited away and avoid prosecution if they were released from custody.

  • LES employee gives student empty rifle shell casing