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Today's News

  • Marion County native recognized with Bethlehem soccer team

  • Aquaknights compete in regional swim meet

    The Marion County Aquaknights competed in the region three swimming and diving competition held in Versailles On Feb. 10-11. Several different members of the team improved their preliminary times in the finals.
    "Everyone did great," Coach Holly Buckman said. "Best times of the year." 

  • Knights fall short to John Hardin

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team went on the road to take on John Hardin Tuesday of last week. Despite a 29-point third quarter with six three pointers, the Knights couldn't get any closer than cutting John Hardin's lead to one point. Marion County had several chances to take the lead at the end, but fell short to the Bulldogs, losing 71-66. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with 23 points, tying a career high for three pointers with five in the game.

  • Knights lose last regular season game

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Hodgenville to take on the LaRue County Hawks Friday night. After controlling the game early on, the Hawks made a comeback to send the Knights to their 11th defeat of the season. Senior John Southall led the way for the Knights with a game high 25 points.

  • Have no Mercy

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team hosted Mercy Academy on Tuesday of last week at the Roby Dome. After defeating the Lady Jaguars in late January in the semi-finals of the LIT, the Lady Knights repeated that performance. Just as it was on the Jan. 28 match-up, a close game ensued and Marion County was able to pull out the victory in the end.

  • Ultrasound bill has cleared the Senate

    We have reached the half-way point of the 2012 General Assembly Session. There are daily committee meetings, policy briefings, visits from constituents, and meetings with various advocacy groups.

  • House has approved 68 bills midway through session

    We have reached the half way mark of the 2012 session and I believe the House of Representatives has much to show for our 30 days in Frankfort.
    Since Jan. 3, we have been hard at work moving legislation through the committee process, working on budget issues within our subcommittees and meeting with constituents and stakeholders on issues of importance to Kentuckians.

  • This is not the bipartisanship we were looking for

    Here's the good news.
    Marion County is in the 24th District of the Kentucky House of Representatives. We know this.
    Marion County voters know we will have a choice between the incumbent, Terry Mills, and challenger Bill Pickerill. The problem for the candidates is figuring out what other counties should be part of their campaigns.

  • Raise your glasses

    If you support tourism in Lebanon, last week was a reason to celebrate.
    Not only did the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission welcome its new executive director, but the community was able to celebrate what could become our next tourist attraction.
    The tourist commission had a rough year in 2011 for more reasons than we care to list here, but 2012 has gotten off to a much better start.

  • Dr. Hollingsworth-Cecconi achieves board certification