Today's News

  • Knights in command

    The Marion County Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Springfield Saturday to play the Washington County Commanders in a pink out for Relay for Life. After defeating the Commanders earlier in the season, the Knights looked to do the same again, and were successful in a 63-54 win. The Knights were led by a career high 25 points from Alex Smith.

  • 1993 state champions honored

    Marion County High School honored its 1993 state championship boys basketball team before the Knights game with Taylor County Friday night. The 1993 squad finished the season 38-2.
    They defeated Lexington Dunbar in the state championship game, 85-77.

  • Lady Knights finish district play unbeaten

    The Marion County Lady Knights went on the road to take on the Washington County Commanderettes Saturday. In a game controlled by the Lady Knights, some of the starters did not play in the second half as Marion County cruised to a 51-point win.
    The Lady Knights did not allow the Commanderettes to score in the opening quarter as they led the game 31-0 after the first period. Makayla Epps led the way with 12 points in the first eight minutes.

  • Game Plan, Feb. 6

    Feb. 6


    Lady Knights JV District Tourney at Adair County

    Feb. 7


    Junior JV Knights vs. Taylor County (Away)

    Feb. 8


    Lady Knights and Knights vs. North Hardin (Away)


    MCHS Aquaknights Regional Swim Meet

    Feb. 9


  • Tourist commission meeting Feb. 6

    The Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission has scheduled a special-called meeting for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Room 300 of the Centre Square Convention Center.

    Wayfaring signage is the only item on the agenda for the meeting. The commission had a brief discussion about the signs during its last regular meeting, but decided to hold a special-called meeting to discuss more details, such as the color, shape and size of the signs.

  • Free training for small businesses Feb. 15

    Local businesses have a chance to participate in the Small Town Merchant Program’s free training with Marc Wilson, a national retail specialist.

  • Local students make progress in English, math, reading and science

    Marion County students continue to show significant gains in English, math, reading and science, according to test results released by the Kentucky Department of Education last week.

  • Lebanon man faces child porn charges

    By Calen McKinney

  • MCHS Academic Team wins district for eighth year

    The Marion County High School Academic Team placed first overall, first in Future Problem Solving and first in the Quick Recall competition at the District Governor’s Cup Competition on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Campbellsville High School.

  • Tractor accident leads to probation for driver

    Steven R. Baudendistel, 44, 1190 Popes Creek Road in Lebanon received 24 months of probation in Marion Circuit Court last week for one count of second-degree wanton endangerment. He was also ordered to pay restitution to any victims that were not paid by insurance.