Today's News

  • Game Plan

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    Lebanon Middle vs. Spencer Co. (H)

    Lady Knights/Knights vs. Washington County (H)

    Lady Knights vs. Madison Central (A)

    Lebanon Middle vs. St. Charles (A)

    Lady Knights/Knights vs. Green County (H)

  • Marion County Farm Bureau
  • Three Knights play in East-West All-Star game

    By Josh Veatch

    On Sunday, Dec. 5, three Marion County football players participated in the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association All-Star Game.
    The game was played at Southern High School in Louisville, with the East team defeating the West team 14-7. Marion County’s Christian Peterson, Clayton Smith, and Dylan Caldwell were members of the West team.

  • Lady Knights play at Rupp Arena Saturday

    The Marion County High School girls basketball team will be participating in the Racing To The Rim Basketball Showcase in Lexington this weekend.
    The Lady Knights are scheduled to play Scott County at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at Rupp Arena.
    The showcase begins Friday, Dec. 10. Games on Friday and Saturday will be played at the Scott County High School gymnasium.
    Tickets are available at MCHS by contacting Coach Trent Milby at (270) 692-6066 or online at  http://www.rupparena.com/events/2010/20101212_racingToTheRimShowcase.php.

  • Cow elk firearms season opens Dec. 11

    Kentucky’s quota firearms hunt for cow elk opens in southeastern Kentucky’s 16-county elk zone this Saturday, Dec. 11.The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources issued 600 quota hunt cow permits this year.

  • 4-H Club Reports

    The Code Green 4-H Club was organized in Ms. Hamilton’s fifth grade class at St. Augustine on Sept. 28, 2010. The following officers were elected: Jane Palagi, president; Luke Thomas, vice-president; Cassandra Thomas, secretary and Kelly Mattingly, reporter.
    The first meeting of the Code Green 4-H Club was held Oct. 26, 2010.

  • A new sports team

    Over the past two years, many of you have read the numerous columns and other sports stories written by Jesse Osborne.
    Jesse has a special way of communicating his thoughts into words on a newspaper page, not to mention his passion to catch just the right photo to accompany them.
    He has taken a full-time position writing in Springfield that will include news and sports. I hope he will be successful and do well in his new position.

  • State highways claim 11 lives last week

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 11 people died in nine separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Nov. 29, through Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010.
    Ten of the crashes involved motor vehicles and four victims were not wearing seat belts. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Green, Laurel (two) and Spencer counties. The crashes in Carlisle and Laurel counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.

  • Local Farm Bureau members recognized

    Three Excellence in Agriculture Awards were presented at the Young Farmer Luncheon held during the 91st Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.  In the ninth year of the awards program, Daniel and Sarah Mattingly, of Raywick, won top honors and will represent Kentucky in national competition at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting, held in Atlanta, Ga, in January 2011.

  • Jones selected for state Farm Bureau LEAD class

    Curtis Jones, manager of Coleman Crest Dairy in Marion County, has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Farm Bureau Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development program.
    Jones joins 15 other Kentuckians for LEAD’s two-year, intensive learning experience.