Today's News

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 7, 2016

    Sept. 7
    Lady Knights at Frankfort

    Sept. 8
    Knights against Ft. Knox

    Lady Knights at Taylor County

    Knights against Bardstown

    Sept. 9
    Knights at Woodford County

    Sept. 10
    Knights at Hopkinsville Tournament

    Lady Knights against Richmond Model (at Taylor County)

    Sept. 11

  • Injuries
  • GOLF: Knights add 3 wins

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Bardstown Country Club-Maywood on Aug. 29 in a triple header against the Bardstown Tigers, Bethlehem Eagles and Nelson County Cardinals. The match was originally to be played at the Bardstown Country Club-Woodlawn but was moved due to field conditions.
    The Knights scored a 177, Bardstown scored a 191, Bethlehem scored a 195, and Nelson County scored a 214, meaning the Knights secured three wins.
    "Once again it was another 'played bad but got the win' kind of night," Knights Head Coach Joey Reed said.

  • Woods and Waters: Kentucky offers an early wood-duck and teal season
  • Lebanon man indicted for drug possession

    Steven Michael Cissell, 26, of 218 Chestnut St. in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree possession of a controlled substance in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    According to the indictment, on or about July 6, Cissell was in possession of meth, which is a class D felony. This was his first offense.
    His bond was set at $5,000, and he was ordered to have no use of drugs or alcohol.

    In other indictments:

  • Vaught’s Views: Scott Padgett's son is a potential college basketball and football standout

    By Larry Vaught

    No University of Kentucky basketball fan would be shocked that Scott Padgett's son is a potential college basketball player. However, Logan Padgett might also have a future in football that could turn out to be better than basketball.
    Scott Padgett was on UK's 1998 national championship team and is now the head coach at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Logan is a 6-6 receiver on the Homewood High School football team and power forward on the basketball team.

  • It’s our problem

    Have you ever suffered from an addiction?

  • Pause to remember 9/11 First Responders Day

    On Sunday morning, our nation will pause to remember and reflect upon the tragedy known primarily by its date: Sept. 11.
    Those of us old enough to remember that Tuesday in 2001 will never forget where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. It had the same impact as such other pivotal moments in history, from the attack on Pearl Harbor and President Kennedy’s assassination to Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon.

  • Educating young constituents on the values of civic participation

    As we transition into September and children are settling into their school year routines, I am excited to participate once again in the America’s Legislators Back to School Program. Hosted by the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), the program helps legislators educate young constituents in their classrooms on the values of civic participation and the legislative process.

  • The price of a nickel

    By Hannah Wilson