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Today's News

  • Hosparus needs volunteers and will host a free training in Campbellsville

    Hosparus Green River needs volunteers in Adair, Green, Marion, Metcalf, Taylor and Washington counties and will offer a free two-part training session, 5:30 – 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16 and Thursday, Oct. 30 (light supper provided) at its Campbellsville office, 295 Campbellsville ByPass (behind Coltons). Participants must attend both sessions to become Hosparus volunteers. Pre-registration is required by Monday, Oct. 13. To register or for more information, contact Deborah Faircloth at 270-782-7258 x3812 or dfaircloth@hosparus.org.

  • Soccer: Knights struggle in tough week

     The Marion County Knights lost three straight games last week against the Thomas Nelson Generals (2-8) on Sept. 16, the Danville Admirals (3-7) on Sept. 18, and the Frankfort Panthers (7-4) on Sept. 20.

    Marion County only managed two goals in all three games, losing to the Generals 5-1, the Admirals 3-1, and the Panthers 5-0. 

  • Soccer: Lady Knights drop three more

    The Marion County Lady Knights opened their week of play with a 6-1 loss to the Western Hills Lady Wolverines (6-4) on Sept. 15.

    Lady Knights Coach Derek Cissell appeared upset at half time.

    “We didn’t show up ready to play,” he said after the game. “We came out lackadaisical and before we knew it we were down three goals.”

  • Industrial foundation helps purchase train ride

    The Lebanon Main Street Committee will soon be the owner of a new train ride.
    Marion County Economic Development Director Tom Lund reported on the purchase at the Marion County Industrial Foundation’s Sept. 18 meeting.
    Lund said the Main Street Committee had asked them to look into purchasing a toy train to be used at community events rather than paying to rent one.

  • Bad duck hunt is still OK

     Since the past week was the early wood duck/teal season (Sept. 17-21), nothing would do except give it a shot! (I know, that was week.)

    So, on Thursday, Terry Davis, Ryan Mattingly, Eli Durbin, Justin Unseld and I made it to the Green River WMA outside Knifley … where the gas line blew up!

  • Volunteers, donations needed for Thanksgiving meal

    The United Concerned Citizens Organization will be hosting its 12th annual Henry L. Bell Thanksgiving Outreach from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 27, at Centre Square in Lebanon.
    To prepare for this event, the UCCO is seeking help from Marion County residents and businesses, churches and organizations. The UCCO will accept food and drinks, money, or other contributions to help with the event and organizational expenses.
    Volunteers are also needed to cook, transport people and food, decorating, dining, advertising and correspondence, and clean up.

  • Lebanon writer hosts book signing for ‘Comatose’ on Sept. 24

    Nathaniel Weathers has been writing fantasy stories for years, and he recently completed a new novelette called "Comatose."
    In the book, Weathers tells the story of Travis Donovan, who is a successful attorney with a wife and two children. A near-fatal accident affects his mind, leaving him to question if the people he has loved ever existed.
    Weathers will be hosting a book-signing from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Marion County Public Library.

  • Cross country: Brahm takes third at LaRue County meet

     Marion County’s cross country team competed at LaRue County on Sept. 11 and at the Mercer County All-Comers on Sept. 16.

    Unfortunately, Marion County didn’t take any top spots in Mercer County, though Laurel Brahm took a third place win in LaRue County. 

    LaRue County meet:

    Girls 2,500 meter run 

    Third place, Laurel Brahm, 11:48.08

  • Keith faces second lawsuit over Danville triple murder

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Danville Advocate-Messenger

    As the one-year anniversary of the triple homicide at ABC Gold Games and More approaches, the man accused in the shootings has been hit with a second lawsuit over the deaths.
    Mary Charlene Worley, mother and administratrix of the estate of victim Angela Hockensmith, filed a wrongful death claim against Kenneth Allen Keith last week in Boyle Circuit Court.

  • Linescores, Sept. 24

    St. Charles Middle girls basketball

    Spencer County at SCMS, Sept. 16

    8th grade, SCMS wins 30-28

    SCMS - Cassidy Logsdon 11 points, 1 rebounds 2 assist, 1 steal; Elise Carpenter 10 points, 4 assist, 1 steal; Sammi Jo Potters 4 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals; Mariella Curtis 2 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assist, 4 steals; Emily Helms 1 pt, 4 rebounds; Lauren Ferriell 1 pt