Today's News

  • Lebanon man indicted for wanton endangerment

    James Richard Thompson, 27, of Lebanon was indicted on two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in Nelson Circuit Court recently. On or about July 29, Thompson allegedly pointed and shot a gun while two individuals were nearby. Bail was set at $5,000.

  • Gravel Switch woman gets probation for credit card fraud

    Angela Hunt, 36, of 1440 Riley Road in Gravel Switch was sentenced to five years of probation in Marion Circuit Court recently for fraudulent use of credit card over $500 and under $10,000 (four counts) and second-degree forgery (two counts). She was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and to pay $1,483.76 in restitution to Lisa Lanham.

    In other court news:
    - Martin Vittorio, 43, of Marion Adjustment Center was sentenced to one year in prison for third-degree assault. He received credit for time previously served.

  • Farm and Family Night is scheduled for Sept. 6


  • Potato and purslane a great combination


  • Easiest and best chocolate chip cookies


  • Softball tournament is Saturday

    A softball tournament will be held in Fredericktown on Aug. 25. This will be a men's tournament. There will be a five home run limit and each team must furnish their own 44/375 or 44/400 balls. For more information contact Jack at (859) 481-2715.

  • Local tennis player competes in Alabama

    Alex Spalding, former Marion County High School standout, competed in the nine-state USTA Southern Section Jr. Team Tennis Championship in Alabama recently. His team came very close to qualifying for the national championships. He was 4-0 in singles competition.

  • On the sidelines

    Well, the time has finally arrived. Another football season for the Marion County Knights and another year on the sidelines taking pictures for me. I absolutely love this time of year. The weather starts to cool down and the football games on Friday, sometimes Saturday nights are the best place to be. To top it off, I get to be right beside the action, walking back and forth on the Knights sideline trying to find the perfect angle to get the best picture.

  • Football Knights open up with big loss

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Campbellsville University Friday evening to play in the Forcht Bank Bowl for the second straight year. After falling to Russell County 48-21 last year in the same season opening game, the Knights didn't improve any and fell to Evansville Central Bears from Indiana by a final score of 55-16. All 16 of the Knights points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well out of reach.

  • The Game Plan, Aug. 22

    Aug. 23
    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Nelson County (Away)

    Lady Knights vs. Green County (Away)

    Lady Knights vs. Bullitt East (Away)
    Knights vs. Mercer County (Home)

    Aug. 24
    Knights vs. Boyle County (Away)

    Aug. 25

    Lady Knights and Knights compete in John Hardin Classic