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Today's News

  • Try these homemade hamburger recipes

     

  • 5-18-16 Pets of the Week
  • Emerald Ash Borer has been found in county

     

  • Marion County 4-H Fashion Revue
  • BASEBALL: Bruins end Knights’ winning streak

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    The Marion County Knights took home a 10-0 win against the Bethlehem Eagles on May 9. The Knights jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first when Dalton Hammond led off the inning with a double, Luke Thomas singled off a bunt, and Hammond scored on a Travis Wiser groundout. Thomas scored on an error when the Eagles mishandled Jared Bradshaw's groundball.

  • Tee Time: Golf isn’t always a gentleman’s game

    By Dennis George

    Golf is described as a gentleman’s game, but, unfortunately, golfers don’t always fit that description.
    Surely most of you have played with that person who always cuts corners, if you will, so as to win those few extra bucks or to shave a couple of strokes off their score.
    They don’t bend the rules; they break them.
    And when you see it happen, you don’t know if you should laugh, get upset, or say something.

  • The Game Plan - May 18, 2016

    May 19
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. E'town

    TENNIS
    Knights at state tournament

    May 20
    BASEBALL
    Knights at Boyle County

    May 23-25
    BASEBALL
    Knights at district tourney (at Taylor County)

    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at district tourney (at Taylor County)

     

  • Renewed focus

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports Correspondent

    There are so many example unbelievable and did-you-just-see-that moments in sports. The world of sports is full of such moments that leave fans in shock, either in the form of disgust or elated joy. Such is the happening in sports.
    The prime example of those particular moments in sports I just mentioned is the comeback. Think about it. A team is down by a significant margin, only to storm back furiously and snatch a victory away from the other team that felt it had safely secured a win.

  • Frog season starts Friday, squirrel season starts Saturday

    I’m going to depart from my usual silliness for just a moment.
    May 21 is Armed Forces Day so be sure to thank an active duty and veterans for the freedoms we enjoy!
    Doing our part to say “Thank you,” our local VFW Post is hosting a breakfast for all military personnel. It’ll be Saturday morning running beginning at 8 a.m. at the post on Veterans Drive. That’s Saturday, May 21.
    Since everything is furnished all you need to bring is your appetite!

  • Kohl Cup Champions

    The Marion County Youth Soccer team (U14) won first place in Kohl Cup in E’town on Sunday. Pictured, front row from left, are Brianna Thomas, Sam Cecconi, Coach Charlie Roeder, Camden Siles and Jessy Casilodo; back row from left, are Alan May, Christian Mealey, Ryan Lee Hayes, Kyle Mattingly, Mitchell Mattingly, Rudy Smith, Trace Mayo, Tanner Roeder, Libby Palagi and Marley Allender. Not pictured are Samuel Thompson and Cameron Martin.