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Today's News

  • MAC escapee has been found

    An inmate who walked away from Marion Adjustment Center has been apprehended.

    Phillip McBride, 22 walked away from MAC at 9:15 p.m. March 9. He was apprehended March 14.

    McBride had been serving a 10-year sentence out of Clay County.

  • Lady Knights vs. Hopkinsville in State Tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights continue their quest for a state championship tonight as they prepare to square off with the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers in the quarterfinal round of the KHSAA Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament.

     

    Both teams on the floor warming up, tip-off is 12 minutes away.

    Marion County controls the tip, and we are underway.

    Hopkinsville Timeout - MC 8, Hopk. 4 - 3:22 left in 1st quarter; MC on 6-0 run

    End of 1st quarter - MC 11, Hopk. 5

  • Lady Knights Advance

  • Dog dumper pleads guilty

    Christina Gribbins pled guilty to 23 charges of second-degree cruelty to animals Monday, March 5, in Marion District Court.

    She was sentenced to 24 months probation and was ordered to pay $1,856.87 in restitution to the Marion County Animal Shelter. She was also ordered to complete 100 hours of community service at the shelter.

  • Lady Knights at State Tourney

    The Marion County Lady Knights will open up play in the 2012 KHSAA Sweet 16 this afternoon.  The team's first opponent will be the Walton-Verona Bearcats.  The game is set to tip-off at 2:30 P.M. EST.  If the Lady Knights advance, they will play Hopkinsville who defeated Marshall County 56-52, in a game that was decided in the final seconds.

    Check back here for live updates throughout the game.

    Both teams have begun warmups; tip off is less than 25 minutes away

    Lady Knights control the tip, and we are underway

  • Lady Knights win Sweet 16 opener

    The Marion County Lady Knights opened the 2012 Sweet Sixteen with a 56-49 win over Walton-Verona.

    With the win, the Lady Knights advance to the quarterfinals where they will face Hopkinsville (32-4) at 7:30 Eastern/6:30 Central time
    tonight at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green.

    Hopkinsville defeated Marshall County, 56-52, in the first round.

    The tournament resumes this afternoon at 1 p.m. Eastern/noon Central when Butler will face Paul Laurence Dunbar. DuPont Manual and Montgomery County will meet in the second afternoon game.

  • Hunting is over; time to fish

    O.K., here it is! Hunting, except for coyotes, is over till April and the wild turkey season.
    What we're looking at now is fishing and getting ready to go fishing. Part of that "getting' ready" is practicing our casting, flippin' and pitchin'.
    And what better way to show how good you are than to engage in some friendly competition!
    To that end I have developed a pitchin'/flippin' game to test our skills. This venue will make its debut April 14 and 15.

  • The Game Plan, March 7

    March 7-10
    Basketball
    Girls' Basketball State Tournament at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green

    March 10
    Baseball
    Knights baseball scrimmage vs. Franklin County (Home)

    March 12
    Baseball
    Knights baseball vs. Bardstown (Home)

    March 13
    Softball
    Lady Knights softball vs. John Hardin (Away)

  • It's that time of year

    Well, the calendar just flipped another page into the month of March. Where does the time go? I remember when I was in school, people would tell me that time seems to pass by faster as you get older. At the time I thought they were just saying that, but now I am beginning to see that they were right.

  • Knights defeat Green County in a nail biter

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Central Hardin High School to take on the Green County Dragons in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament Thursday. After taking down the Dragons earlier in the season by 30 points, the Knights found themselves in a close battle that came down to the final minute of the game. Sophomore Latrelle Irvin led the way with 20 points for the Knights in the 50-49 win.