Today's News

  • Promote Donate Life at Ham Days

    The Marion County Country Ham Days Festival will be helping promote the gift of life this year. The grand marshals of this year’s Spring View Hospital Pigasus Parade will be local organ donor recipients, the families of organ donors and living donors.
    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce is asking all organ donor recipients, the families of organ donors and living organ donors to participate in this year’s parade, which will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, in downtown Lebanon.

  • Second positive Zika test returned in Hardin County

    By Emma Kennedy
    Landmark News Service

    Another case of the Zika virus in Hardin County was confirmed Thursday.
    Lincoln Trail Health Department public information officer Wendy Keown said the person recently had traveled to an area where Zika-infected mosquitoes were located.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified an area of Miami as having mosquitoes carrying the virus, but Keown did not say where the patient traveled.

  • Missing Boyle County teen found in New Mexico

    Staff Report
    The Advocate Messenger

    A missing Boyle County teen has been found in New Mexico.
    Jenna Oakley, 15, was found by members of the Tucumcari Police Department and the Quay County Sheriff’s Office at about 9 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time Saturday, according to Kentucky State Police. Oakley was found in a Motel 6 parking lot in Tucumcari, New Mexico, according to KSP.
    Oakley was “found unharmed and positively identified” and was with Kenneth R. Nigh, 20, of Arlington, Indiana, according to KSP.

  • 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

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  • 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.

  • 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!