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Today's News

  • MCHS prom king and queen announced

    Troy Bright and Madison Beach were crowned Marion County High School's prom king and queen at prom recently.

  • Knights flex muscles in HAC

    Cyrus Moslemi strikes again. Moslemi, who was unveiled by Washington County in their regular season match against Marion County, destroyed the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament competition last week to claim the singles crown.

    Moslemi beat three opponents in two straight sets, winning 6-0 each time. No player in the field was able to put a game on Moslemi.

    Moslemi took out Jordan Culver in the second round and Joseph George in the final round en route to victory. He is likely the number one seed heading into the region tournament.

  • Tech center project to break ground Aug. 10

    November 2010 - that is the estimated completion date for the $5 million addition/renovation project at the Marion County Area Technology Center. The project inched one step closer to completion last week when the Marion County Board of Education approved the design and development documents for the project, as well as the BG-2 and BG-3 applications.

    Those documents are not final, however, until the Kentucky Department of Education gives its stamp of approval.

  • Track team fine-tunes before HAC

    The Marion County High School track team had a good showing during the Bardstown All-Comers meet last Thursday while getting ready to host the Heartland Athletic Conference (HAC) meet on Tuesday.

    MCHS hosted the HAC meet on Tuesday starting at 5:30. Results from the meet can be found at www.lebanonenterprise.com.

    MCHS will also host the region track meet on May 16. The events kick off at 11 a.m. and will conclude sometime around 4 p.m.

  • Simmons claims singles crown

    Leanna Begley may have lost but it was still a dream come true.

    Begley faced teammate Kameron Simmons in the singles final of the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament last week in a match up they've both dreamed of.

    "Kameron told me that when she and Leanna were young tennis players they used to dream that one day they would be playing in the finals of the conference tournament. This year their dream came true. I'm extremely proud of them," Lady Knights Head Coach Angela Holt said.

  • Fiscal court meeting at 4 p.m. today

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the David R. Hourigan Government Administrative Building.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Minutes of previous meeting

    - MCHS FFA student presentation and demonstration

    - Open sealed bids for fuel, lubricants, and road materials for 2009-10 fiscal year

    - Emergency warning system maintenance agreement

    - Agreement with the Administrative Office of the Courts for 2009-10

  • Flash flood warning in effect until Saturday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for southern Kentucky, including Marion County. The flash flood warning will remain in effect through Saturday morning.

    According to the weather service, a "complex of thunderstorms with heavy rain" will pass through southern Kentucky today and tonight.

    The storms are expected to continue through tonight as a cold front approaches the area.

  • First case of swine flu reported in Kentucky

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced that the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) will report one confirmed case and one probable case of swine flu to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today.

  • More than books

    Not many things in life are free, but public libraries may be one of the best uses of our local tax dollars.

    The library is where we can educate ourselves, reach out to the world around and let that world into our lives.

  • Knights upset Campbellsville

    The Marion County High School baseball team kept themselves in the mix for a good seed in the 20th District tournament by beating Campbellsville and Adair County last week.

    Campbellsville had previously beaten the Knights 8-2 at Hourigan Field but Eric Miles pitched a gem from the mound and turned it around for Marion County.

    "That was an unbelievable game for us. The kids really performed well and executed. Eric Miles was fantastic on the mound," Knights Head Coach Chad Spalding said.