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Today's News

  • Unfair labor practices and bullies in the workplace

    By Roger Mattingly
    Guest columnist

    I believe there is a lot of injustice going on here in Marion County. The injustice I'm speaking about pertains to the way that many employers are treating their employees in our work force. It's past and long overdue for someone to speak out about these types of issues.
    Employees deserve to be treated with respect, dignity, fairness and non-discrimination practices. They need to be treated like people instead of animals or robots. Employees need to be listened to, whenever they have a legitimate complaint.

  • Let's hear it for the girls

    The Marion County Lady Knights have a lot to celebrate.
    They have completed the most successful run in the history of Marion County girls basketball. During the past three seasons, the Lady Knights have won back-to-back-to-back regional titles. They've made it to the final four of the Sweet Sixteen two years in a row.
    And this year, they became the first Lady Knights team to reach the state finals.
    Let that sink in for a moment.

  • A new taxiway on the way for Lebanon-Springfield Airport

    Landmark News Service

  • Lebanon man assaulted in New Orleans

    A Lebanon man is in intensive care in a New Orleans, La., hospital after being assaulted during the SEC Tournament last week.
    William Chad Murphy, 36, and some of his friends began their trip to New Orleans Thursday when he departed Lebanon and headed down south to watch the University of Kentucky men's basketball team compete in the SEC tournament. Thursday evening, Chad called his wife, Lena, to tell her that he had gotten separated from his friends and was trying to find them. Minutes after that phone call, Chad was assaulted in the French Quarter.

  • Lady Knights Come Up Just Short

  • Mt. Washington teen in critical condition after ATV accident

    James Ray Stump, 17, of Mt. Washington is in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville after he was involved in an ATV accident on Scotts Ridge Road in Raywick Saturday evening.

    The accident occurred at 8:17 p.m., on Scotts Ridge Road at the intersection of Dry Fork Road, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Stump was driving an Artic Cat ATV when he attempted to make a turn from Scotts Ridge Road to Dry Fork Road and lost control of the ATV and struck a tree.

  • Lady Knights vs. DuPont Manual; Round 3

    The Marion County Lady Knights are preparing to take on the DuPont Manual Lady Crimsons in the KHSAA Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament championship game.  Last year, the Lady Knights were defeated by Manual 56-54 in the semi-final round, and hope to change that outcome in this matchup.  The two teams split two head to head meeting this year with Marion County winning by two points, and Manual taking their win by seven points.

    The two teams just took the floor for warmups, with tip off approximately 25 minutes away.

  • Marion County in Title Game

  • Lady Knights vs. Lincoln County

    The Marion County Lady Knights and the Lincoln County Lady Patriots are set to square off in the second semi-final, following DuPont Manual and Dunbar.  The Lady Knights game is set to tip at 12:30 P.M.  Check back for live in game updates.

    Currently Manual leads Dunbar 42-35 at halftime.  Dunbar is hanging tough, but Manual reeled off five unanswered points to close out the half.

    Manual wants to pull away, and Dunbar is giving them every chance to do so.  Manual leads by 8 middle of third quarter; Man 48, Dunbar 40

  • Lady Knights Secure Final Four Spot

    The Marion County Lady Knights took on the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers in the quarterfinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16 State Basketball tournament on Friday night. The Lady Knights led nearly the entire way, and once ballooned their lead to 40 points with just over two minutes remaining in the game.

    With the win, the Lady Knights advance to take on Lincoln County in the Final Four on Saturday at 12:30 P.M. EST.