Today's News

  • Two inmates walked away from MAC

    Two inmates walked away from Marion Adjustment Center at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17.

    John Francis is a 40-year-old. He is 5'10" and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Francis was serving a five-year-sentence for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance first offense and first-degree bail jumping.

    John Francis walked away from Marion Adjustment Center at approximately 9:30

  • Ice pickin' and grinnin'

    One minute, 15-year-old Shane Raymer of Caneyville was sitting in the audience enjoying the performers at the 2010 Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff. The next, emcee Jeremy Bowman was calling Raymer to take the stage and play his banjo for the estimated 200 people who attended Friday evening's show.

    And a minute after that, three-time national banjo champion Gary "Biscuit" Davis joined Raymer on stage.

    "It was a little bit scary," Raymer said after coming off stage, despite the smile on his face.

  • Lady Knights fall 51-45 to Walnut Hills

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  • Lady Knights sit atop Lit ratings

    After being ranked as the pre-season No. 1 or No. 2 team, the first Louisville Courier-Journal Litkenhous Ratings of the season have the Lady Knights sitting pretty as the No. 1 team in the state.

    The Marion County High School girl's basketball team emerged as the top in the state with a 110.4 rating, six points ahead of Bowling Green (10-2) at the No. 2 spot.

  • Knights face pivotal week

    If things go well this week for the Marion County Knights, the results could affect tournament seeding down the road.

    The Marion County High School boy's basketball team faces two district opponents this week and needs to win both games in order to ensure the best possible seed for the end of season 20th District tournament.

    On Friday at 6:30 p.m. the Knights (9-5) play host to Campbellsville (11-2) for their second and most important game of the season.

  • Lady Knights look to extend dominance

    Marion County is 25-1 in district play since the start of the 2006-07 season. They would have been 26-0 had they not dropped a 64-59 overtime thriller against Adair County at the Roby Dome on Jan. 23, 2007.

  • City, tech center collaboration proposed

    Councilman Kenny Marrett said he has spoken with the mayor about working with Marion County Area Technology Center on a new project for the tech center students.

    The idea would be for tech center students to build a house, which would later be sold, to help fund future home-building projects.

  • Curtis-Maruyasu to invest $11 million in Lebanon plant

    Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund stood before scores of employees and local officials Thursday at the Curtis Maruyasu American plant in Lebanon. He was preparing to introduce Gov. Steve Beshear, but Lund had a few comments of his own first.

    "This is a red letter day for the City of Lebanon and the Commonwealth of Kentucky," he said.

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  • Tourism commission approves spending $10,500 for Christmas lights

    Monday, the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission debated but eventually approved spending up to $10,500 for Christmas lights for Main Street. Councilman Kenny Marrett spoke to the commission with the idea after requesting the concurrence of the Lebanon City Council to do so.

    The commission voted 6-1 to approve the purchase. Commissioners Carlotta Brussell, Nancy Higdon, Dan Lawson, Eddie Lee, Tom Lund and Jim Richardson voted in favor of the purchase.