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Today's News

  • Sheriff's office seeks assistance in truck theft

    The following announcement is from the Marion County Sheriff's Office:

     The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a 2008 GMC Sierra extended cab pickup truck from a residence at 2685 Highway 52 in Loretto. The owner reported it was stolen sometime after 11p.m. Saturday night, Aug. 23.

    The truck was described as a four-wheel drive and silver in color.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 270-692-3051.

  • Loretto man dies after head-on collision

    A Loretto man who was involved in a two-vehicle collision on Aug. 20 died late Sunday or early Monday morning, according to Marion County Sheriff Jimmy Clements.
    Thomas Hamilton, 59, was flown to University Hospital in Louisville after the accident, which occurred at 8:17 p.m. Aug. 20 on Hwy. 52, west of the Loretto city limits near 75 Mills Lane.
    Rita Medley, 53, of Loretto was listed in stable condition as of Monday morning at U of L.

  • Hazardous weather outlook issued for Marion County

    The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Kentucky, including Marion County, for Saturday evening, Aug. 23.

    According to the weather service, scattered thunderstorms with cross the area this evening. Continuous lightning, gusty winds and "heavy to torrential rainfall" is possible with this storm, according to the weather service.

    For more information, go to http://goo.gl/4vylr5.

  • Marion County/LaRue County football game rescheduled for Sept. 26

    The Marion County/LaRue County football game originally scheduled for Aug. 23 has been postponed.

    The game was scheduled to be played at Washington County High School, but has been rescheduled due to weather conditions.

    The game has been tentatively rescheduled for Sept. 26.

  • New high school vandalized overnight

    Brandon Mattingly
    The Springfield Sun

    Vandalism at the new Washington County High School facility early Friday morning has prompted an investigation by school officials, as well as the Springfield Police Department.

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, on the second floor of the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Funds transfer and close the county government building construction account

    - Presentation and request of funds for technical school upgrades

    - Memorandum of agreement with the Marion County Jobs Consortium

  • Game Plan, Aug. 20

    Aug. 20

    Soccer

    Bardstown at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.

    Aug. 21

    Soccer

    Knights at Campbellsville (D), 5:30 p.m.

    Volleyball

    Lady Knights at Campbellsville, 7 p.m.

    Golf 

  • Football Knights gearing up for opener

    On Aug. 14, the Marion County Knights, who finished 4-7 last season, scrimmaged the Russell County Lakers. Though the Knights fell in the fray, it gave the community a sneak peak at the team this season. 

    Interim Head Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said the team has one goal this year: win.

    “That’s all we want to do,” Mattingly said. 

  • Lady Knights volleyball team heads south

     On Aug. 12, the Marion County Lady Knights went south to hone their skills for their upcoming season. At Washington County Middle School, the Lady Knights scrimmaged the Washington County Commanderettes, the Burgin County Lady Bulldogs and the Bardstown Lady Tigers. 

  • Golf Knights fall to Banshees

    Outmanned and outgunned, the Marion County Knights hosted and were defeated by the Bethlehem Banshees on Aug. 13. They fell 169-188.

    Houston Raikes led the Knights by shooting a 45. Behind him, junior Noah Dye shot a 46. Trevor Burchell, the Knights’ only senior, fired a 47. Bryce Spalding and Daniel Maupin shot a 50 and 51 respectively.