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Today's News

  • Day two of the KFC / Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Classic is in the books

     Game one

    Doss 63, Wanneroo 28

    Wanneroo was already in the bonus by the end of the first quarter. They capitalized in the second quarter by scoring all 11 of their points off free throws. They held Doss to 10 points and went into halftime down 30-22.

  • Lady Knights win in first round

    The Marion County Lady Knights defeated Covington Holmes 53-35 on Friday during the first round of the Kentucky Bank Holiday Classic in Paris, Kentucky. 

    The Lady Knights will face Ballard Memorial in the second round on Saturday at noon at Paris High School. 

  • Hoops hysteria hits Roby Dome

    Friday marks the tip-off for the seventh annual KFC/Taco Bell Holiday Homecoming Tournament at the Roby Dome.

    This year's tournament features a top team in the Fifth Region (North Hardin), tough competition from Lexington (Lafayette, West Jessamine) and Louisville (Doss), a border rival (Washington County), a team from the land down under (Australia) and two Marion County teams (Kentucky and Tennessee).

    Tickets at the door are $6. Discounts can be found through the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission including tournament passes for $16.

  • Knights win one, lose one

             The Marion County Knights claimed seventh place in the Jessamine County Invitational on Saturday afternoon with a 61-48 win against Pineville at East Jessamine High School.

    The Knights (2-5) finally got a win against struggling Pineville (7-4), who had only lost one game and was on a six game win streak before entering the tournament.

  • Lady Knights underestimate Tates Creek

    The young Lady Knights (4-2) brought their "C" game when they showed up to play on the second day of the Lady Admirals Tournament in Danville on Saturday.

    Tates Creek (2-5), who's first win of the season came the night before against Danville (2-2), held their own against the Knights for three quarters and then dominated the last stanza to win 60-49.

    "I think we weren't ready to play," said Head Coach Trent Milby. "We were lazy on defense."

  • Lady Knights underestimate Tates Creek

             The young Lady Knights (4-2) brought their “C” game when they showed up to play on the second day of the Lady Admirals Tournament in Danville on Saturday. 

    Tates Creek (2-5), who’s first win of the season came the night before against Danville (2-2), held their own against the Knights for three quarters and then dominated the last stanza to win 60-49. 

  • Changes, odd motions delay St. Clair trial

    HARDIN COUNTY - The chaotic prosecution beginning two months after (Marion County native) Frank Brady's 1991 kidnapping and murder entered its 17th year this month with a chief prosecutor retiring, two chosen to fill his shoes and a defendant demanding $20,000 payment for his work defending himself.

    The scenarios revolving around the seemingly endless prosecution of Michael Dale St.

  • County anticipates decrease in revenue

    The Marion County Fiscal Court's budget could be $30,000-40,000 below its projected revenue by the end of the 2008-09 fiscal year, according to Marion County Judge-Executive John G. Mattingly.

    Mattingly reported on the status of the budget during the Dec. 18 fiscal court meeting. He said the economic development office has estimated there will be approximately 330 fewer people working in Marion County next month than there were in January of 2007.

    Mattingly reminded the court that it did not increase the projected occupational tax revenue in this year's budget.

  • Lady Knights outlast Lady Titans

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights opened with a slow start but used a big second and third quarter to squash Mercer County High School in the first game of the Lady Admirals Tournament in Danville on Friday night. 

    Trailing 8-6 after one quarter, the Lady Knights turned up the intensity and the pressure. They led 30-21 at half time,  after a 24-point second quarter. 

  • Tomatillos are delicious and easy to grow

    I discovered tomatillos on a trip to Mexico in 1973. I saw them in an outdoor market and they were so unusual looking, like little green tomatoes enclosed in a husk. They looked like miniature Chinese lanterns.

    I bought some and asked the lady what to do with them (in very bad Spanish.)

    I didn't understand exactly what she was telling me, but I know it included onions, garlic and chicken.

    When I got back home, I looked for recipes and started to collect quite a few.