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Today's News

  • Recipes to try with your garden veggies

     

  • Fourth of July a time for celebration

    By State Rep. Brandon Reed
     
    The Fourth of July is a time that represents everything that is fundamentally great about America: the freedom and inalienable rights that this nation was founded upon.

  • Free training for in-demand fields Work Ready Scholarship

    By Dr. Juston Pate

    Employers in high-demand industries across our region are facing the same challenge. They are struggling to find the skilled employees they need to replenish an aging workforce, grow their businesses and remain globally competitive. At the same time, many Central Kentuckians with the potential to succeed in our region’s growing career fields are held back by the financial burden of continuing their education.

  • Marion County 9-11 All-Stars fall 11-1

    The Marion County All-Stars had a rough outing against Washington County on Saturday, falling 11-1 in the district tournament. 
    Washington County exploded for seven runs in the third inning to turn a 3-1 lead into a 10-1 lead and Marion County could never recover, scoring their only run in the opening inning.
    "Hopefully, we just had first game jitters," Head Coach Billy Spalding said. "I think we will come out ready to play for the next three games."           

  • Marion County 10-12 All Stars drop heartbreaker to Washington County

    The Marion County 10-12 All-Stars and Washington County 10-12 All-Stars battled toe-to-toe for six innings. Washington County got one more break, squeaking past Marion County in a 1-0 pitcher's duel on Saturday in Marion County's first pool play game of the Little League District 5 Tournament in Glasgow. 

  • Making moves

    The Golden State Warriors won their second title in three years last month. With all the confetti swept and all the celebrations complete, now comes the wildest and most interesting period of time in the NBA outside of the regular and postseason: free agency. Over the next several weeks and months, players will leave behind fan bases that cheered them on so loyally, deals will be made that might just give a team a missing piece needed to make a run at the NBA title and moves made will set the stage for next season, which is roughly only four months away. 

  • Lions Club Golf Tournament results

    The Lebanon Lion Club held their annual Business/Celebrity Appreciation Golf Outing at the Lebanon Country Club on May 13.
    The winner was the Hall and Associates team consisting of Eddie Masterson, Scott Spalding, Beno Spalding and Tommy Smith. They were each awarded a gift certificate for FootJoy� shoes and the Corporate Traveling Trophy to hold until next year.
    The second place team was Hendrickson. The team members were Cory Tingle, Geary Leake, Chris Royalty and Mike Yaste. They were each given a dozen Pro-VI golf balls.

  • New coaches are ready to lead softball, girls basketball teams  

    A familiar face is gearing up to lead the Marion County Lady Knights softball team to victory next season.
    Erin Benton was recently named the new softball head coach, taking over a program that came one win away from a state tournament berth last season.
    "I'm excited," she said. "I'm looking to build on the success we have had the past two years."

  • Incoming UK Wildcat one of the top players in the country

    By Larry Vaught

    Kevin Knox Sr. doesn’t mind talking basketball when it comes to his son, Kevin Knox Jr. He’s one of the top incoming players for Kentucky coach John Calipari.
    But he does a different type of talking with his long-time friend, Kentucky football recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow. He’s giving him Florida football recruiting tips.
    “Vince is one of the best recruiters in the nation, but I can give him some insights and a few names to recruit around where we live (Tampa),” Knox said.

  • Mann and Akers are guests at Chamber luncheon