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Today's News

  • Game Plan, May 21

    May 21

    Softball

    20th District championship, 5:30 p.m. at Campbellsville

    Baseball

    20th District championship, 7 p.m. at Campbellsville

    May 23

    Track

    State meet at the University of Kentucky

     

  • Marion County sending eight to state
  • Week full of mixed results

     It’s been an interesting week. Spring sports are winding down. We’ve had some bad weather, and things have been up and down. With that said, it seems like things have been a little more down than up. The bad weather forced a halt to some games but was kind enough to be good to those who participated in the Color in Motion 5K.

  • Spalding’s state run ends in first round

     You win some and you lose some. 

    Unfortunately, Marion County High School junior Alex Spalding was defeated by St. Francis’ junior Jamie Anderson in the first round of the boys state tennis tournament on May 15. He fell in a tiebreaker that came down to a couple of points and calls by a KHSAA official.

    MCHS Tennis Coach Landon Williams said he hates to see matches come down to calls regardless of what the call was.

  • Memorial Day program is Sunday

    American Legion Post 49 will be hosting a Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at Lebanon National Cemetery.
    Major General William E. Barron will be the keynote speaker during the program. Barron served in the military for 38 years, including 33 years of service with the U.S. Army Reserve with the 100th Training Division. In the 100th, Barron rose from private to major general and became the division commander. Barron was commissioned as a second lieutenant after he attended the Kentucky Army National Guard Officer Candidate School.

  • Lady Knights close softball season with a win

    A heightened battle quickly turned into a series of slow blows as the Marion County Lady Knights destroyed the Washington County Commanderettes, 12-3, in seven innings on May 16. 

    It would be the Lady Knights only game of the week and their last game of the regular season. Lady Knights Head Coach Todd Spalding was happy about their performance. 

    “We hit the ball very well,” Spalding said. “We had 15 hits and four home runs. We hit some bombs.”

  • Writers celebration is this weekend

    Historic Penn’s Store is hosting the 2014 Kentucky Writers Celebration this weekend, May 23-25. Authors, poets, songwriters, journalists and more writers from Kentucky will participate in this year’s event.
    Billy Reed, Dave Shuffett, James Higdon, Randy Westbrook, Eddie Price, Maurice Manning, Obie Slater, Rick Lee, Darlene Campbell, Ben Woodward, Yolantha Pace and Bradley D. Saum are scheduled to appear.

  • Kids Fishing Day has been moved to Saturday

     Our Kids Fishing Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 24. That’s this Saturday.

    The original day was a washout, literally! Then the next weekend was a scheduling conflict with the Sportsman’s Club.

    So that moved it to May 24 at the Marion County Sportsman’s Club starting at 8 a.m. and running through 2 p.m.

  • Knights fall to Boyle County

     The Knights fell 4-0 against the Boyle County Rebels in their final game of the regular season on May 13.

    The Knights (10-16) managed only two hits against the foe. 

    The Rebels (14-16) took the lead in the first with three runs and another in the third.

  • Free training is offered this summer at Springfield campus

    Workforce Solutions at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, in partnership with Lincoln Trail Career Center, is offering free training for youth ages 17-21 this summer for a Certified Production Technician (CPT).
    The training, offered at no cost through a grant made possible by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, will be held on the Springfield Campus.