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Today's News

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights beat C'ville to stay undefeated in district  

    Marion County steadily built a 6-1 lead before Campbellsville's Brenna Wethington sent a two-run home run over the left field fence. Suddenly, now only three runs separated these two district rivals last Monday with an inning left to play.
    Playing on their home away from home, the Lady Knights were able to stay undefeated in district play with a 6-3 win against the Lady Eagles (7-11, 2-2) in a game moved to Graham Memorial Park due to a rain-soaked Talley Field. 

  • TENNIS: Rough outing for Knights against LaRue, look to bounce back at Heartland

    Marion County looked to build some momentum before play in the Heartland Conference, but a tough outing at LaRue County Thursday foiled those plans.
    "It was rough," Marion County Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was really, really rough for us."

  • MCHS track teams finish second in conference
  • Vaught’s Views: California guard is going to surprise people with his play at UK

    By Larry Vaught

    It was not a surprise to Justin Downer when California guard Jemarl Baker got a scholarship offer from Kentucky earlier this month — or that he accepted it.
    “He is a kid that is very confident in his abilities,” said Downer.
    Downer is an assistant coach on for Earl Watson Elite — the team Baker played for on the Under Armor circuit last summer and made a league-best 41 3-pointers.

  • Pieces of the puzzle

    Mother Nature didn’t cooperate Saturday, but the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of those who attended the 7th annual Working the Puzzle for Autism Walk, which was held at Marion County High School due to the poor weather conditions. Thirty-nine individuals who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and their families were recognized during the event, which serves as a fundraiser for the Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. organization.

  • Music therapy at autism center Saturday

    Working the Puzzle for Autism Inc. will be having music therapy at the Autism Center located at 748 West Main Street from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 29. This event will only be for individuals on the autism spectrum as it is therapy and siblings will not be allowed to participate. Please contact Lisa Nally-Martin at nallymartin@windstream.net with any questions.
     

  • Middle school art show is April 27-28

    The annual middle school art show will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., April 27-28 on the first floor of the Marion County Heritage Center. The show is hosted by the Marion County Arts and Humanities Council. The show is free and the public is invited to attend.

     

  • Education briefs

    Last day of school changed
    The Marion County Board of Education voted to change the last day of school during its regular monthly meeting April 17. The last of school was moved up a day earlier, and it will now be Wednesday, May 17.

    Marion County High School graduation
    The graduation ceremony for Marion County High School's Class of 2017 will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20, in the Roby Dome.

    Superintendent’s report

  • Stolen signs costing county thousands

    Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs… being stolen, that is.
    The Marion County Road Department has been spending much more of its time and money replacing stolen road signs and stop signs this year. During a two-day span recently - April 16-17 - 27 signs were stolen on Danville Highway. Eleven of them have since been recovered.
    Since Jan. 11, the road department has ordered $3,000 worth of supplies to replace stolen signs.

  • Public library receives $2.9 million for renovation, expansion

    The Marion County Public Library announced last week that over the next 20 years it will receive nearly $3 million in state funds to renovate and expand its facility.