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Today's News

  • Marion County Middle School Softball wins conference

    Marion County Middle School Softball won the Mid Kentucky Conference regular season and conference tournament for the second year in a row. In the tournament, Marion County defeated St Dominic 8-0 and Bardstown 7-3 in the championship.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Knights finish district play undefeated

    Caroline Buckman hit a two-RBI single to break a scoreless tie in the seventh and Haley Mattingly came within one hit of a perfect game as Marion County finished district play with a perfect 6-0 record May 15 against the Campbellsville Lady Eagles (14-15, 2-4) in an 8-0 win.
    Buckman's hit set off an eight run seventh inning for the Lady Knights.

  • TENNIS: Spalding, Knights' season ends in first round

    Bryce Spalding's run in the state tournament came to a quick end. 
    Spalding fell 6-0, 6-2 in the opening round of the boys' singles draw to Rui Pinto from Kentucky Country Day.
    "Bryce went into the match with a good mindset," Head Coach Noah Swencki said. "It was a good opportunity for him to play better players than he's used to. He knew these kids were next level players. It was a learning experience for him. He played well but he had an unlikely draw."

  • TRACK: Personal records set at state meet

    The Marion County track team looked to end the 2017 campaign on a high note with a solid performance at the state track meet at the University of Kentucky Friday. 
    Blake Thompson was able to set a personal record in both the 110-meter hurdles (16.46 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (41.55 seconds). He finished in the top 10 in both events. 

  • Vaught’s Views: The rules could be changing in college football

    By Larry Vaught

    If the American Football Coaches Association has its way, college football players would be allowed to play in four games and still be able to count that as a redshirt season.
    Most coaches already seem to be in favor of the potential change, including influential Alabama coach Nick Saban.

  • Don’t forget to true meaning of Memorial Day

    While Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful time for gathering with family and friends for picnics, pool parties and parades, I write to you with the annual reminder not to forget the true meaning of the event. Memorial Day is a time to remember the brave men and women who have put it all on the line so that we may live in freedom in the greatest nation in the world.

  • Tourism’s economic impact, job opportunities growing in Lincoln Trail region

    By Sherry Murphy

    Earlier this month, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet released its annual report Economic Impact of Kentucky’s Travel and Tourism Industry. Tourism has long been an important job creator in Kentucky, and as the report revealed, those opportunities are growing across the state. Tourism-generated jobs provided more than $3.2 billion in wages to Kentucky workers in 2016—an increase of more than $156 million from 2015 wages.

  • 5-17-17 Church Briefs

    Homecoming
    Grace Baptist Church, 350 E. Main Street, will have their homecoming Sunday, May 21. Bro. Lloyd Turner will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. services. Still Voice will bring special music. Bro. Clellan Hays has been pastor for 33 years at Grace.

  • 5-17-17 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, May 22: chicken parmesan, baked potato, broccoli casserole, and pineapple delight.
    Tuesday, May 23: barbecue pork, au gratin potatoes, cucumber salad, oatmeal raisin cookie, and wheat bun.
    Wednesday, May 24: wheat bread, beef stew, brown rice, cole slaw, wheat roll, and pineapple delight.
    Thursday, May 25: senior celebration – all centers are closed.
    Friday, May 26: breaded Pollock, pinto beans, cole slaw, vanilla pudding, and cornbread.
    All meals are served with skim milk.
     

  • Leake and McGaw will marry June 10

     

    Joey and Tammy Leake of Lebanon announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Courtney Jo Leake to Samuel James McGaw, son of David and Stephanie McGaw of Brentwood, Tennessee.
    Leake and McGaw are both graduates of Western Kentucky University. Leake works in clinical research and McGaw is a sports editor. They currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee.
    The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. June 10, 2017, at Highland Stables in Bowling Green.
    Invitations have been sent.