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Today's News

  • MCPS last day of school is May 15

    The last day of  school for students will be Tuesday, May 15, according to Marion County Superintendent Chuck Hamilton.

    The 2011-12 school calendar originally had the last day of school being May 11.

    However, school was dismissed Friday, Jan. 13, for hazardous, snowy road conditions. School was also dismissed Thursday, March 8, for the KHSAA girls’ basketball tournament.

  • The Game Plan: March 14

    March 14
    Baseball
    The Knights baseball team vs. Danville (Away)

    March 16
    Tennis
    Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams compete in LaRue County (Away)

    March 19
    Softball
    The Lady Knights softball team vs. Washington County (Away)
    Tennis
    Knights and Lady Knights tennis teams vs. Taylor County (Home)

    March 20
    Softball

  • Baseball and softball swing into action

    The 2012 baseball season has begun, and the Knights look to take their momentum from the practice field into the regular season.
    The Knights were scheduled to begin their season Monday against Bardstown at home, but the game was rained out. The game was rescheduled for Tuesday. The results of that game were unknown as of press time.
    The team will travel to Danville tonight to take on the Admirals.

  • Fishing is flippin' fun

    If you have a passing interest in competitive fishing you've heard of B.A.S.S. 'Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.' And, given that, you know about the Bassmasters 'Classic' tournament.
    O.K., so you don't know about either B.A.S.S. or the Classic! Well, the short story is that it's a bass fishing tournament where the winner gets half-a-million dollars. That's $500,000 cash plus around that much again in sponsor money, endorsements and 'appearance' fees.

  • Marks inducted into Hall of Fame

    Danny Marks was inducted into the 5th Region Hall of Fame prior to the boy's regional championship game at Central Hardin High School. Presenting the award to Marks is Marion County High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal Robby Peterson.

  • Roby honored by KHSAA

    Beverly "Sis" Roby was honored at halftime of the girls Sweeet 16 state championship game for her contributions to girls' athletics in Kentucky.

  • Knights fall short in region semifinal game

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Central Hardin High School to take on the Bardstown Tigers in the semifinals of the regional tournament Monday of last week.
    Despite a major comeback in the second half, the Knights fell short by three points, losing the contest 63-60.

  • So close, yet so far

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team played for a state title Saturday evening, an accomplishment that no other girls' team has been able to reach. Last year's team had advanced the farthest up to this point, making it to the final four. With a tough battle sure to follow, the Lady Knights knew they had to be up to a serious challenge. After a 32-minute, knock-down, drag-out battle, the Lady Knights came up just a bit short, and fell to Manual by a final score of 58-54.

  • What a ride

    As I am typing this column, I am totally worn out.
    I have spent this past weekend in Bowling Green with my husband Josh, my daughter, Karli, my mom, and my uncle, along with many other Marion County fans, watching the Lady Knights basketball team as they made history once again.  

  • Hagan and Hunt will marry March 31

     

    Mickey and Linda Blanford of Springfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Debbie Blanford Hagan, to Joseph Dean Hunt, son of Gene and Martha Hunt of Lebanon.
    Hagan is employed at INFAC North American, Campbellsville.
    Hunt is employed at On Time Courier, Lebanon.
    The wedding is set for 3 p.m. March 31, 2012, at Mt. Washington Baptist Church, Raywick.
    A reception will follow the ceremony at St. Joe Hall.