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Today's News

  • District Champions

                 The Marion County Lady Knights softball team competed in the first round of the 20th District Tournament on Tuesday of last week, playing Campbellsville and winning by a final score of 10-0.  This win would take them to the championship game last Wednesday night against Taylor County, and secure a 5th Region tournament appearance.

  • Knights season ends in heartbreak

     The Marion County Knights baseball team traveled to Taylor County High School on Tuesday night of last week, playing the Adair County Indians in the first round of the 20th District Tournament.  After a hard fought battle that went into extra innings, the Knights fell short 2-1 in the contest, taking away their chance to compete in the championship game and the regional tournament.  With this loss, Marion County finishes the season with a 15-18 record.

  • Lady Knights play for district softball championship tonight

    The Marion County High School softball team is scheduled to play host Taylor County at 6 p.m. Tonight, May 23, in the 20th District tournament championship.
    Marion County defeated Campbellsville, 10-0, in the opening round, and Taylor County reached the title game by defeating Adair County, 7-1.
    The Lady Knights and Lady Cardinals have played twice this season. Marion County won both games by scores of 4-2 and 6-0.

  • Romney wins Republican Presidential primary

    In a largely symbolic election, Mitt Romney won the Kentucky Republican presidential primary.
    Statewide. Romney received 117,599 votes with 119 of 120 counties reporting.
    His opponents for the Republican nomination suspended their campaigns before Kentucky held its primary on May 22.
    Texas Congressman Ron Paul, the father of Sen. Rand Paul, received 22,071 votes. Rick Santorum received 15,628 votes, and Newt Gingrich received 10,479 votes. And 10,356 Republican voters cast ballots for uncommitted.

  • National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 19-25

    The U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of calling attention to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems: dog attacks and bites. From nips and bites to actual attacks, violent dog behavior continues to pose a serious threat to our employees.
    To emphasize the enormity of this issue, we are now reporting total attacks and dog bites as one number. Last year, nearly 5,600 Postal Service employees were victimized by dogs. But that number pales in comparison to the more than 2 million children who received dog bite injuries in a single year.

  • Tomlinson and Lee will marry June 9

     

  • Bradshaw and Buckman will marry June 1

     

  • Roberts and Mattingly will marry June 9

     

  • Langford and Hale will marry May 26

     

    Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Langford of Lebanon announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brandi Lynne Langford, to Matthew Thomas Hale, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Gilbert of Lancaster.
    Langford graduated from BCTC and is employed as a staff nurse.
    Hale attended Garrard County High School and is now a sergeant in the United States Marine Corp.
    The wedding is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012 at First Christian Church, Lebanon. A reception will follow in the church basement.
     

  • Couple will celebrate golden anniversary June 2

     

    Joseph M. ‘Dee Dee’ and Ada Hamilton of Loretto will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 2, 2012. They were married June 2, 1962, in Holy Cross. There will be a Mass at 4 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church.
    Mr. Hamilton is retired from G.E. after 37 years of service. Mrs. Hamilton is retired from the Marion County Board of Education after 22 years of service.
    Hamilton is the former Ada J. Smith.
    They have two children, Susan Spalding and Dallas Hamilton, and four grandchildren.