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Today's News

  • Hunters at the mercy of Mother Nature

    As always, the weather has a lot to do with the way doves fly... or don't fly.
    Dry, hot weather tends to turn their "I'm hungry" button on while high winds and rain mean, "I'm sayin' home."
    Now understand, I have to turn this article in early because of the holiday so the weather situation for Saturday is anybody's guess. It looks like it'll be raining but as this point, who knows! Guess it's like everything else... It'll be what it'll be.

  • Coach: Boys soccer team "complacent and apathetic" in loss

    The Marion County Knights soccer team hosted Thomas Nelson High School on Aug. 28. After coming off three straight losses, the Knights couldn't find much better luck in this game. Marion County lost the game by a final score of 2-1.
    The Knights started out playing well in the first half, but were unable to score any goals until late in the half. Dylan Spalding received a pass from his teammate and was able to find the net to give Marion County the 1-0 halftime lead.
    According to Head Coach Greg Conley, a seemingly changed team came out of the locker room.

  • Lady Knights pick up first soccer win of season

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team went on the road to play Hart County Thursday night. After falling short in their first five games, the Lady Knights finally broke into the win column in this important district game. Marion County came out strong early and left with an impressive 5-0 win.

  • Volleyball team wins 9 straight

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team had a busy week, playing in the Marion County Invitational last Saturday, and competing against Adair County, Washington County and Campbellsville throughout the week. The Lady Knights won all of their matches, taking their overall record to 14-3 after nine straight victories.

    Marion County Invitational

  • Correction, Sept. 5

    An item in the Public Record of the Aug. 29 edition contained incorrect information.

    A traffic case involving Angela R. Stickle, 154 Hilltop Street in Springfield should have read that she was charged with failure to wear a seat belt, failure to use a child restraint and failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation.

  • A new life

    By James Roberts

    Landmark News Service

  • Seek many sources, then vote

    Last week, the Republican party held its national convention. This week, the Democratic party is holding one, too.
    Once upon a time, the conventions meant something. The parties sometimes did not know who their candidate would be until the week of the convention. Today, the nominees are known several months ahead of the conventions, and that turns the conventions into nothing more than glorified infomercials.

  • Tornado watch in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday

    A tornado watch is in effect for 67 Kentucky counties, including Marion County, until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 27.

    A tornado watch is issued when the conditions exist that could create a tornado. A tornado warning is issued if a tornado has been spotted or has been picked up on radar.

  • Judicial center will be closed Sept. 3-4

    The Marion County Judicial Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day, and Tuesday, Sept. 4, for a required furlough day.
    The judicial center houses the Marion Circuit and District Courts and the Marion Circuit Clerk's Office. The furlough day was ordered by John D. Minton Jr., chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court, for all court services statewide.
    The judicial center will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 5.

  • Loretto residents injured in head-on collision

    A Loretto woman is listed in fair condition Wednesday morning at University Hospital in Louisville as a result of a head-on collision Monday afternoon near Holy Cross.
    According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Shannon Thomas of Loretto was driving south on Hwy. 49 in a 2005 Hyundai. At 3:58 p.m. Aug. 27, she cross the centerline approximately 2.5 miles north of Loretto and collided with a 1997 Dodge van driven by Thomas Cundiff of Loretto. Mary Rose Cundiff, also of Loretto, was a passenger in the van.