Today's News

  • No hunting at Fagan Branch

    It seems to me that everybody knows you can’t hunt on Fagan Branch, been that way since the lake opened, 15 plus years. Nobody has hunted there… nobody! Given its status as a “protected” lake it’s become a sanctuary for waterfowl. A place where they could rest and roost unmolested by hunters.
    That all changed a couple of weeks back when three individuals from Green County set up and hunted on Fagan Branch… a couple of times!

  • Aquaknights win again

    The Marion County Aquaknights hosted Bethlehem and Nelson County in a swim meet Thursday. Both the girls and the boys teams won easily. The girls team totaled up 609 points, defeating Bethlehem with 245 points and Nelson County with 203 points. The boys team collected 375.5 points while Bethlehem took 237.5 points and Nelson County got 84 points.
    Individual results for the girls’ team are as follows:

  • Knights win one; lose two

    The Marion County High School Knights basketball team took on the host Seneca Redhawks Saturday. After fighting back from an 11-point deficit, the Knights came up one point short, losing 76-75 and falling to 10-12 on the season.
    Latrelle Irvin led Marion County with 26 points, but sophomore Chase Lancaster spurred the Knights with career highs of 21 points and six three-point field goals.

  • Lady Knights stay unbeaten

    In their final game of the Raatz Fence Classic in Louisville at Mercy Academy, the Marion County Lady Knights basketball team took on their toughest opponent this season, the Science Hill, Tenn., Hilltoppers.
    The Lady Knights  (24-0) nearly let the game slip away at the foul line, but hung on for a 61-58 win to remain undefeated.  
    Marion County used an 8-0 start to build an 18-12 lead after the first period. Science Hill trimmed the deficit to just two points, 29-27, at the half.
    Marion County closed the third period on a 9-1 run to take a 48-36.

  • Lady Knights in the National Rankings, Jan. 30

    ESPNW Power Rankings: Week 5

    Marion County: No. 8 (21-0) as of Jan. 20

    USA Today Sports Super25

    Marion County: No. 7 (21-0) as of Jan. 22

    MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writer’s Poll

    Marion County: No. 6

    National Poll: No. 17 (24-0) as of Jan. 27


    State Rankings

    Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State – Lexington Herald Leader

    Marion County: No. 1 (21-0) as of Jan. 20

  • MISS 3000

    Marion County senior Makayla Epps made history with 6:05 left in the second quarter Friday night in a game against Hathaway Brown of Ohio.
    She nailed a three-pointer to become the 21st girl since 1975 to surpass the 3,000-point mark in her Kentucky high school basketball career.
    “This is a major accomplishment overall in my career,” Epps said. “Being the first to reach 3,000 and play my entire career at Marion County is unbelievable. I told Tacarra Hayes five years ago I was going to do it, and now I have done it.”

  • The Game Plan, Jan. 30

    Jan. 30


    Lady Knights Freshman District Tourney (Adair County)

    Jan. 31


    Lady Knights vs. E’town (Home)

    Freshman Knights vs. Bethlehem (Away)

    Feb. 1


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Taylor County (Home)

    Feb. 2


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Washington County (Away)

  • Two Lebanon residents ordered to turn over animals

    Nathan S. Roller, 44, and Don Lewis, 38, of 456 Elm Street in Lebanon were ordered to turn over a one and a half-year-old male coonhound mix and a nine or 10-month old female shih-tzu to the Marion County Animal Shelter last week.

    Marion District Judge Amy Anderson issued the orders Jan. 23. Roller and Lewis were each ordered to pay $646.58 restitution and a $32.33 restitution fee. They also have been prohibited from owning other animals.

  • Black History Celebration is Feb. 9


  • Kindergarten, preschool registration moved to Feb. 1