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Today's News

  • Submit your photos and drawings for a special Lebanon Christmas ornament

    In honor of Lebanon’s 200th birthday next year, the downtown committee is asking artists and photographers to submit their work to possibly be used for a special Christmas ornament next year. Artists and photographers are encouraged to submit their work featuring downtown Lebanon. The deadline to submit a drawing or photograph is Friday, Nov. 28.

    Contact Isabel Duley, Denise Thomas or Brenda Followell for more information.

    Proceeds from the sell of the ornament will go to the downtown committee to beautiful downtown.
     

  • Deadline to register in Nov. 4 general election is Oct. 6

    The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election is Monday, Oct. 6.
    County clerks’ offices throughout Kentucky will accept voter registration cards until the close of business on that date. Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked by Oct. 6.

    To be eligible to vote, you must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen,
    • Be a Kentucky resident for at least 28 days before Election day,
    • Be at least 18 years old by the date of the next general election,

  • Swine and Dine all week long
  • Football: Knights sting Yellow Jackets

    Sometimes all it takes is a point.

    The Marion County Knights squashed the Woodford County Yellow Jackets 30-29 on their own field on Sept. 12. The win brought the Knights’ record to 2-1.

    “It’s a great payoff,” Knights Interim Head Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said after the game. 

  • Headlines

    What a week in the sports world! Whether locally here in Marion County, here in the United States, or abroad and across the ocean, there is no shortage of exciting sports news. 

    At the national level, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was in some serious hot water because of the now well-known incident between himself and his wife. 

  • Soccer: Knights ax out Raiders, fall to Rebels

    Coming off a loss to the Nelson County Cardinals, the Marion County Knights hosted and defeated the Hart County Raiders, 4-1, on Sept 9. 

    Knights Coach Greg Conley said he was happy with team’s aggressive play, though he wished they scored more goals. 

    “Obviously it’s a district game so we needed to win,” Conley said. 

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights add two wins

     Revenge is a dish best served cold. 

    The Marion County Lady Knights (3-5) jumped out of their slump to take two victories against the Thomas Nelson Generals and the Taylor County Lady Cardinals last week.

  • Enterovirus outbreak hits Kentucky children

    By Chris Kenning
    The Courier-Journal

    An outbreak of a respiratory virus that has hospitalized children in a handful of states has hit Kentucky, health officials said Monday, Sept. 8.
    Kraig Humbaugh, deputy commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Public Health, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently confirmed that five of 10 cases it tested from Kentucky were enterovirus D68 — which is fueling a rise in respiratory illness.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights fall to John Hardin, LaRue County

     The Marion County Lady Knights’ defense was put to the test when they took on the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Sept. 8. As a “Super Harvest Moon” rose over the horizon, the Lady Knights (1-9) fell to the Lady Bulldogs (5-2), 2-0.

    Despite the loss, they Lady Knights were upbeat after the match and as a group was feeling more confident and thought they played with more effort.

  • Golf: Knights have great week

     The Marion County Knights had a good week , taking third in the Heartland Conference on Sept. 8, and defeating the Washington County Commanders in four-ball on Sept. 11. 

    The Heartland Conference featured six teams. The Taylor County Cardinals placed first with a score of 308. The Knights’ score was 344. 

    Houston Raikes was a medalist in the Heartland Conference and secured fourth place overall.