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Today's News

  • Game Plan, Sept. 10

    Sept. 10

    Soccer

    Lady Knights at LaRue Co., 6 p.m.

    Sept. 11

    Soccer

    Boyle Co. at Knights, 6 p.m.

    Volleyball

    Taylor Co. at Lady Knights, 7 p.m.

  • Patriot Day

    Tomorrow will be an infamous day: Sept. 11. Sadly, the date requires no explanation, and the only thing that makes the day standout on my calendar are the words “Patriot Day.”

    Tomorrow, many of us will talk with family, friends and even strangers about where we were when we found out the Twin Towers were hit. We will say what our reactions were when we heard the news and remember how the day unfolded.

  • Football: Tigers can’t be tamed by Knights

     Despite playing with fire in their bellies, the Marion County Knights were vanquished against the Bardstown Tigers, 45-18, on Sept. 5.

    Knights Interim Head Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said the Knights played poorly during the opening of the game. 

  • Soccer: Lady Knights drop two

    The Marion County Lady Knights had another tough week, falling to the Hart County Lady Raiders (3-2) on Sept. 4 and the Sayre School Lady Spartans (3-3-1) on Sept. 6.

    Marion County (1-7) fell to Hart County, 5-1, and the Sayre School, 4-0.

    “Most of our girls played the full 80 minutes,” Lady Knights Coach Dereck Cissell said at the end of their game against the Lady Spartans. 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to Washington County

    The Marion County Lady Knights lost 3-1 to the Washington County Commanderettes on Sept. 4.

    The Lady Knights (1-5) fell after taking only the first set 23-25, 25-13, 25-14, 25-19.

    The Lady Knights took a quick 5-0 lead in the first set before letting the Comanderettes score eight straight points to claim an 8-5 advantage. 

  • Over 100 Years of Stories and Tales of Raywickians

    Charlie Bickett sold and signed more than 200 copies of his book, “Over 100 Years of Stories and Tales of Raywickians,” during book signing event Sept. 5 at the Marion County Public Library. Bickett owned and operated bars for 40 years, worked in a prison for nine years and served two terms as the mayor of Raywick. His book, which is written in all capital letters, recounts his own experiences and stories that were told to him by his father.
     

  • Soccer: Knights fall to Cards

     After eight days of no play, the Marion County Knights battled the Nelson County Cardinals (5-2) on Sept. 6. 

    Despite outplaying the Cardinals and keeping the ball in their territory, the Knights fell, 5-0. The defeat puts the Knights’ record at 1-4 for the year. 

  • MCHS Marching Knights win second place

    The Marion County Marching Knights traveled to Southwestern High School in Somerset on Saturday, Sept 6, for their first competition in 2014.
    Despite the rain, the band received second place in Class 4A competition and was Reserve Grand Champion, overall. There were eight bands in the competition.
    The Marching Knights will be travel to Taylor County High School this Saturday, Sept. 13, for competition. They will then travel to LaRue County High School for a night competition.
     

  • Dollar General Store in Loretto is robbed

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the persons in these photos. The photos were taken from surveillance video at the Dollar General Store in Loretto on Sept. 3. The female subject entered the store office and stole more than $200 in cash. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 270-692-3051.
     

  • Linescores, Sept. 10

     SCMS sweeps St. Dominic

    The SCMS Junior Lady Knights eighth-grade  team won, 56-29.

    SCMS - Cassidy Logsdon 24 points, 2 assists, 6 steals; Elise Carpenter 12 points, 8 assists, 3 steals; Mariella Curtis 4 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal; Marly Allender 4 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist; Jenny Mattingly 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assist; Emily Helms 4 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; Katie Mattingly 2 points; Mckenzie Bagwell 2 points.