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Today's News

  • Death: Loretto native, football coach passes away

    By Larry Vaught
    Correspondent

    Ray Callahan, a Loretto native and the first coach to win an official high school state football championship at Danville, passed away Sept. 2 at the age of 84.
    He was head coach at Danville from 1959-62 and had a 28-14-1 record. His 1962 team went 9-2-1 and beat Corbin 13-6 at Stoll Field in Lexington to win the state championship. He was named state coach of the year.

  • FOOTBALL: Marion County still in search of win after loss to Lloyd Memorial

    The Marion County Knights are still in search of their first win of the season after falling to the Lloyd Memorial Juggernauts Friday evening on John J. Boswell Field, 42-6.
    “I thought the team played with a lot of competitive spirit,” Knights Head Coach Allen Harmon said. “We didn’t take advantage of some opportunities in the red zone, but we still played with a lot of fight.”

  • The Game Plan - Sept. 13, 2017

    Sept. 13
    GIRLS SOCCER
    VS. Frankfort (Home), 6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 14

    BOYS SOCCER
    VS. Bethlehem (Home), 7:30 p.m.

    VOLLEYBALL
    VS. Taylor Co. (Away), 7:30 p.m.

    GOLF
    VS. Bardstown (Home), 5 p.m.

    Sept. 15
    FOOTBALL
    VS. Washington Co. (Away), 7:30 p.m.

    Sept. 16
    GIRLS SOCCER
    Trojan Classic

  • A pretty grand start

    Hurricanes, 30-point comebacks, double overtime thrillers and a whole lot of cheering fans.
    College football has officially begun ladies and gentlemen! The usual elements are at play - thrilling games and cheering fans among others - but early in this 2017 season, several new factors are also at play, creating everything from headaches, to newness, to excitement.

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights shut out for fifth straight game

    For the fifth straight game, the Marion County Lady Knights were shut out, this time by the Franklin County Lady Flyers, 10-0, on Sept. 7 in Frankfort.

  • GOLF: Marion County grabs solid win over Eagles and Dragons

    The Marion County Knights kicked off last week by grabbing a 164-192 win over the Bethlehem Eagles on Sept. 6 at the Lebanon Country Club in Marion County’s home opener.
    “I was really proud of the way my team played,” Marion County Head Coach Joey Reed said. “We didn’t give up, my guys stayed the course and continued to battle mentally. Ethan Spalding played a great round. He had nine straight pars.”

  • Vaught’s Views: Football camp teaches kids to play safe, and parents to let kids be kids

    Ask Kentucky sophomore linebacker Kash Daniel what he thinks of former NFL all-pro linebacker Buddy Curry and it’s not hard for him to answer. He calls him a “great man” to be around.
    “I learned a lot from being around him. Not just about football but life in general when I worked a camp with him this summer,” said Daniel.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Marion County shut out by stout Bardstown Tigers

    Marion County knew they had to play near perfect volleyball to stay with the Bardstown Lady Tigers. In the end, the Lady Tigers - who are now 15-1 - turned to their overwhelming firepower to grab a two-set win (21-25, 13-25) over the Lady Knights in Bardstown on Sept. 5.
    “Bardstown is a great team and we knew if we didn't come ready to play, they would embarrass us,” Marion County Head Coach David Hibbard said. “So, we came ready to play.”

  • 9-13-17 Church Briefs

    St. Peter Claver’s Ladies Auxiliary
    The St. Peter Claver’s Ladies Auxiliary will host a dinner from 12-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at St. Augustine Parish Hall. The menu consists of fried chicken, country  ham, macaroni and cheese, green beans, corn, dessert, and milk. For cost and more information, call Emma Edelen, 1-317-403-4667 or Lavonne Downs, 270-321-4158.

  • Cedars residents, staff will place painted rocks throughout community