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Today's News

  • Knights slay Dragons in overtime

    Marion County had mixed resulted on Dec. 17 when both the Knights and Lady Knights took on the Green County Dragons in a double header.

    While the Knights (5-3) ended the evening by defeating the Dragons (2-4), 91-83 in overtime, the Lady Knights (3-4) fell to Green County (4-1), 61-58.

    After trailing in the first quarter 15-14, the Lady Knights took the lead in the second.

  • Students travel around the world

     

  • Saying goodbye to Mr. Marks
  • Game Plan, Dec. 25

    Dec. 26

    Basketball 

    Marion County Holiday Classic at the Roby Dome:

    Caverna v. Knights, 6 p.m.

    Spencer County vs. Bethlehem, 7:30 p.m.

     

    Dec. 27

    Basketball

    Lady Knights vs. Eastern, 4 p.m. at Mercer County Titan Holiday Classic

  • Give me an S-P-O-R-T!

    What makes a sport, well, a sport?

    Is it competition? Athletics?

    A combination of both?

    I caught myself asking this when I was browsing through sports news a few weeks ago. I asked the question because ESPN’s website had a section for billiards. 

    Billiards? I thought. Billiards isn’t a sport!

  • Marion County Holiday Classic is this week

    The Marion County Knights will host the Marion County Holiday Classic this week.

    The games will take place on Dec. 26, 27 and 29.

    Knights Coach Montrelle Irvin said he was excited to get the classic underway, especially because it has been several years since Marion County has hosted a holiday event.

  • Duck Dynasty, coyote hunt and a merry Christmas

    I thought I wouldn’t be writing again before Christmas but then I got the message, “early deadline.”

    So I turned in one article for Monday, and now I’m writing for a Friday turn in! What happens in four days? Well, to be honest, not much!

    I did see where Phil Robertson, the daddy of Duck Dynasty, was being dropped for his response to a question he was asked.

  • Marion County football team presents 2013 season awards

     The Marion County Knights football team held its annual awards banquet on Dec. 18. The Knights, who went 4-7 for the season, received awards for athletics and academics. 

    Season titles and letterman awards were also received by individual players for their achievements.

     

    Athletic Awards

    Most Defensive Points: Dakota Newcomb

  • Linescores, Dec. 25

     Marion County Youth Basketball

    Dec. 14-14 at Lebanon Middle

    Girls 10-12 League

    Fever 17 (0-1): Sarah Clark 15, Chy’Kia Furman 2

    Shock 30 (1-0): Marley Allender 2, Riley Hardin 2, Kristi Martin 6, Jenny Mattingly 12, Katie Mattingly 8 

     

  • County closings for New Year’s holiday

    The Marion County PVA Office, the Marion County Clerk’s Office and the Marion County Judge/Executive’s Office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31, and Wednesday, Jan. 1.

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office will be open and will accept end of the year tax payments from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, and from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31.

    The sheriff's office will also be closed Jan. 1 but will still respond to calls through the Lebanon Police Dispatch, 692-2121.