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Today's News

  • Knights roll for second week in a row

    Marion County High School completely shut down the Campbellsville High School offense on their way to a 47-0 shut out at John J. Boswell Stadium Friday night.

    "We played defense as good as I've seen," Head Coach Jeff Robbins said.

    The Knights "Maroon Curtain" defense, as dubbed by play-by-play commentators Eric Daugherty and Jerry Fowler, clamped down on the Eagles, allowing them to only eke out 39 yards of offense.

  • Pink Power

    Today, approximately two weeks after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Patty Tungate, 45, of Lebanon is scheduled to have a mastectomy on her left breast.   The surgery will be able to answer many questions, such as what stage her cancer is in or if any of the cancer has spread to her lymph nodes. It will also be the beginning of a long road to recovery.   It's a journey many women are forced to travel every day.

  • US Representative candidate: Brett Guthrie

    Brett Guthrie

  • Two square off in US Senator's race

    Voters will decide next month who will become Kentucky's U.S. Senator.   Incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell will face off against Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford for the seat in the Nov. 4 General Election.   McConnell's Senate career began in 1984. He has since been reelected four times. In June 2005, he became the longest-serving Republican Senator from Kentucky.    On Nov.

  • Three Lady Knights earn All-Region honors

    Three Marion County High School girls' soccer players earned regular season All-Region honors recently.

    Erica Essex, Sabrina Tom and Hillary Payne add the honor to their already impressive resumes.

    Essex earned All-District team honors during the district tournament before adding first team All-Region.

    "She's the definition of a leader," Head Coach Neil Payne said. "She's going to be a tough player to lose. A lot of players are going to have to step up to fill her shoes."

  • First-time voters encourage participation in election

    Marion County High School senior Tatum Michael Gorley is voting for John McCain in this year’s presidential race. Senior Morgan Trigg will be casting her ballot for Barack Obama.

    And while their political views are different they do have something in common. Nov. 4, both Marion County High School students will be voting for the first time.

  • Bradfordsville City Commission: George Edelen Jr.

    George Edelen Jr.

  • Citizens Not in Favor of Nickel Tax Increase statement

     The citizens of Marion County have been misled by the nickel tax. It can be levied every year. It is not just a tax for one year. The tax is permanent and the nickel tax can be multiplied year after year.

  • MCHS March Madness is Friday night

    The MCHS Knights and Lady Knights will hold their annual Midnight Madness in the Roby Dome following the Knights' football game against Anderson County this Friday, Oct. 31.

    Doors are expected to open at 10 p.m. with activities beginning at 10:30 p.m. There will be introductions of the Knights and Lady Knights players as well as boys and girls teams from St. Charles Middle School, Lebanon Middle School, and St. Augustine Grade School. Gifts and prizes will be passed out to the fans in addition to contests between all the players.

  • Squished and squashed for breast cancer awareness month

    Squished. Squeezed. Squashed. I experienced all three of the above sensations last week when I had my very first mammogram at Spring View Hospital. And let me just say that “squished” is probably the most accurate of the three words above. But, there was also some squeezing and squashing involved. In fact, there are many other descriptive words I could use to describe my mammogram experience but they probably aren’t appropriate for the newspaper.