Today's News

  • Springfield woman files lawsuit against TG Kentucky

    Christina Ellery of 123 Domus Court in Springfield has filed a lawsuit in Marion Circuit Court against TG Kentucky and MS Companies of Kentucky LLC.

    In her complaint, filed Jan. 9, Ellery argues that she was fired after she was injured on the job and pursued a worker's compensation claim. She further argues that her firing was a violation of Kentucky statutes prohibiting retaliation for filing a worker's compensation claim.
    She also argues that her firing constituted the intentional infliction of emotional distress.
    She is seeking attorney fees.

  • Countdown to 3,000

    After the win over DuPont Manual Saturday evening, in which Makayla Epps had 37 points, she now has 2,889 career points. She needs 111 total points to reach 3,000 career points, joining only 19 other girls basketball players in Kentucky to reach that milestone since 1975.
    She currently is averaging 22.6 points per game. Last season, Epps broke the Marion County single game scoring record with 44 points at Scott County.

  • Meeting on future of Gravel Switch Fire Department set for Jan. 16

    Members of the Kentucky State Fire Commission have asked to address some concerns about the Gravel Switch Fire Department, and a meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Gravel Switch Community Center.

  • Lady Knights improve to 18-0

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team picked up three wins last week and have ran their record to 18-0. On Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hosted Lexington Catholic at the Roby Dome. Marion County was in control all the way and cruised to an easy 75-27 win. Makayla Epps led all scorers with 27 points.

  • Two people die in Washington County shooting

    The Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting incident in Washington County that ended with two people dead.

    William Woodford, 52 and his mother-in-law Phyllis Tarter, 58, both of Washington County, were found dead early Monday morning inside a house on Brushgrove Road, 12 miles north of Springfield, according to the state police.

    The Springfield Police Department received a call at 10:16 p.m. Sunday. The caller reported that a man was threatening suicide at a house on Brushgrove Road, 12 miles north of Springfield.

  • The Game Plan, Jan 16

    Jan. 17


    Aquaknights vs. Bethlehem and Nelson (Away)


    Freshman Lady Knights vs. Anderson Co. (Away/6 p.m.)

    Jan. 18


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Taylor County (6 p.m./7:45 p.m.)

    Jan. 19


    Lady Knights vs. Mercy in Autism Classic (Home/6:30 p.m.)

    Knights vs. Owensboro Catholic in Autism Classic (Home/8:15 p.m.)

  • Fine job: Marion County’s Distinguished Young Woman turns in another top 10 performance

    We want to congratulate Hannah Wilson for representing Marion County so well during this past weekend’s Distinguished Young Women of Kentucky competition.

  • City council names Fogle's replacement


  • Here we go again

    The 2013 General Assembly has begun. Although last week was primarily devoted to procedural and administrative matters, plenty of issues are already being bandied about.

  • Top 10 finalist