Today's News

  • Texas truck driver pronounced dead after accident

    A Texas truck driver is dead after wrecking in Holy Cross Wednesday, Sept. 21. He apparently experienced some type of medical emergency before the accident.

    At 2:53 p.m., the Marion County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a tractor trailer jackknifed at the intersection of KY 527 and KY 49 in Holy Cross.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights tie for third time

    The Knights tied for the third time this season against the Anderson County Bearcats, 3-3, on the road on Sept. 13.
    "We did play very well, but we made a silly mistake that got them on the board halfway into the half," Head Coach Greg Conley said. "We had several good opportunities but failed to capitalize."
    The Knights (7-4-3) then made another defensive mistake, allowing the Bearcats (4-5-1) to make it 2-0 going into the half.

  • FOOTBALL: Eagles fly past Knights

    Mother Nature sent bolt after bolt of lightning, forcing the kickoff of the Marion County-North Bullitt game to be postponed by nearly an hour Friday night, Sept. 16.
    Then, after kickoff, North Bullitt (4-1) sent lightning strikes of their own, racing to a 47-18 win on John J. Boswell Field amidst a flurry of big plays and mistakes committed by the Knights (1-4).
    Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said his team dug themselves into a hole early.

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 21, 2016

    Sept. 21
    Lady Knights vs. Taylor County

    Knights vs. Campbellsville

    Sept. 22
    Knights vs. Taylor County

    Lady Knights vs. Taylor County

    Knights vs. Nelson County

    Sept. 23
    Knights at Mercer County (Horns Home Improvement Game)

    Sept. 26

  • My role model

    Almost every NFL fan has a player (or players) they look up to, admire, or just enjoy watching play. These players span across generations, dates, players, positions, teams and playing styles. These players are made famous for many reasons, whether it is their legendary status as an extremely talented player, their personality, their work and activities off the field, or their overall body of work.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights drop three this week

    Taylor Simpson's game tying goal with 3:19 sent a wave of euphoria across the field for the Lady Knights, but just as quickly as it came, the Hart County Lady Raiders snuffed it out on the foot of Olivia Nichols, who scored two goals in the final three minutes to give the Lady Raiders a 3-1 win on the Lady Knights' home field on Sept. 12.

  • It’s Ham Days week, y’all!

    This week and weekend, the community, along with more than 40,000 visitors, will take part in the Marion County Country Ham Days Festival, hosted by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.
    The event, which began in 1969, started with a mere six hams and a small number of volunteers. Today, Ham Days serves more than 4,000 pounds of country ham at its famous country ham breakfast and recruits more than 500 volunteers.

  • GOLF: Knights finish third at Heartland Conference

    The Marion County Knights traveled to the Lincoln Homestead Golf Course for the Heartland Conference Tournament on Sept. 12, finishing third out of six teams.
    "I am very proud of how my team played in Heartland," Head Coach Joey Reed said. "I just wanted my guys to play to the best of their ability."

  • WOODS AND WATERS: Jason Spalding wins the Ham Days ‘Big Pig’ award

    Our Mid-KY Bass Anglers Annual Ham Days Invitational Bass Tournament was held Sunday. While the fishing wasn’t great - or even good - at least the weather held up. Course my luck went as usual!

  • Senator: ‘I’m concerned about the safety of our residents’

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon is strongly urging community members who oppose the conversion of a natural gas pipeline that runs through Marion County into a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline to write letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding a full environmental impact study.