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Today's News

  • Knights fall short in opening scrimmage

    The Marion County Knights basketball team headed to Campbellsville University for their first preseason scrimmage against Clinton County Friday. The Bulldogs finished 24-7 last year, and captured the 16th District title before falling in the opening game of the fourth region tournament to Glasgow in overtime. With a majority of their starting lineup returning, the Bulldogs came out and pressured Marion County into some mistakes, but later in the scrimmage the Knights got back on track.

  • Lady Knights handle Owensboro Catholic

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team traveled to Bullitt East High School Saturday morning to take part in the Rick Bolus Shootout. The Lady Knights took on Owensboro Catholic in the opening game of the second day of the shootout. Marion County used three players in double figures to easily control the Lady Aces despite an impressive showing by Rebecca Greenwell. Greenwell, who will most likely be a leading candidate for Kentucky's Miss Basketball award, poured in 40 of her teams 68 points in the game, and only one other Lady Aces player was in double figures.

  • Lady Knights top preseason poll

    The Marion County Lady Knights are an overwhelming pick as the best team in the state in the recently released preseason coaches' poll published in The Courier Journal.
    Seventy-eight coaches from around the state voted on the poll, and the Lady Knights took 64 of those 78 votes. The Lady Knights are rated in front of DuPont Manual who took 12 first place votes.
    No. 5 Assumption and No. 17 Christian Academy each received one first place vote as well.

  • Safety harnesses are not just for wimps

    Well, our 2012 big gun season is over in Zone 3. But, you can hunt Zone 2 until Nov. 25. So if you have friends in Zone 2, it's time to go visit!
    My sons have a lease in Adair/Green counties that's half in each county. The gravel lane that dissects their lease is part of the actual county line.
    So, for the next week they can't hunt four of their stands...in Adair County! But they can hunt their Green county stands!

  • Knights fall to Clinton County in scrimmage

    The Marion County Knights basketball team headed to Campbellsville University for their first preseason scrimmage against Clinton County Friday. The Bulldogs finished 24-7 last year, and captured the 16th District title before falling in the opening game of the fourth region tournament to Glasgow in overtime. With a majority of their starting lineup returning, the Bulldogs came out and pressured Marion County into some mistakes, but later in the scrimmage the Knights got back on track.

  • Soccer teams present end of season awards

    The Marion County Lady soccer teams recently held their annual awards banquet at Marion County High School. Several players received awards for their play on the soccer field or for work in the classroom.
    The Lady Knights held their banquet last week.

  • Epps signs with UK

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Makayla Epps signed with the University of Kentucky to play basketball last week. Pictured with Epps, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Epps’ grandfather Chuck Smith, Jaron Epps, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, Jamison Epps, Epps’ grandmother Lucy Smith and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby; seated from left, are Epps’ mother Angela Mattingly, Makayla Epps, and Epps’ father Anthony Epps.
     

  • Goodin-Rogers signs with UK

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Kyvin Goodin-Rogers signed with the University of Kentucky to play basketball recently. Pictured with Goodin-Rogers, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall, Goodin-Rogers' great-great uncle Merion Haskins, Goodin-Rogers' grandmother Wanda Haskins-Goodin and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby. Seated, from left, are Goodin-Rogers' mother Kiyonta Goodin, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Goodin-Rogers' father Tick Rogers.

  • Powell signs with Norfolk State

    Marion County Lady Knight senior Logan Powell signed with Norfolk State University in Virginia last week to play basketball. Pictured with Powell, standing from left, are Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson, Jalen Powell, Kendyl Powell, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall and Marion County Head Coach Trent Milby; seated from left are Powell’s mother Dietra Briscoe, Logan Powell, and Powell’s grandmother Hilda Powell.
     

  • 'Swiss cheese' annexation case

    The fate of an annexation approved more than six years ago by the Lebanon City Council now rests in the hands of the Kentucky Supreme Court.

    On Nov. 14, Attorney Keith Brown presented the city's case, while Attorney Jim Avritt Sr. spoke on behalf of the property owners who opposed the annexation.