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Today's News

  • Lady Knights Move on in LIT

    The Marion County Lady Knights headed to Bellarmine University to take part in the 2012 girls Louisville Invitational Tournament.  The teams first game was against the Christian Academy Lady Centurions on Friday night.  Marion County was able to get going early and went on to easily defeat the Lady Centurions by a final score of 69-54 to advance to the semi-finals of the tournament.  The Lady Knights were led by junior Makayla Epps who scored a game high 23 points.  With the win the Lady Knights will now face Mercy in the semi-finals Saturday morning at 11:30 A.M.

  • Knights Have Up and Down Week

  • Chamber announces 2012 Outstanding award winners

    The Marion County Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet Jan. 26 at Centre Square.

    This year's award winners are:

    - President's Award: City of Lebanon employees

    - Outstanding Healthcare Professional: Hayden Johnson

    - Outstanding Educator: Tammy Parman

    - Outstanding Farmer: Larry Jones

    - Outstanding Businessperson: Barry Brady

    - Outstanding Industry Manager: Bill Mattingly (of Central Kentucky Tool)

    - Outstanding chamber member: Missy Farmer Spalding

  • Suspect arrested in 11-year-old Bardstown rape case

    Landmark News Service

    An inmate at the Marion County Detention Center was arrested Wednesday as a suspect in an 11-year-old rape case in which the victim was a 78-year-old nursing home resident.
    Michael Joseph Marino, 48, is awaiting a trial on federal charges of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud. He was scheduled to be released Wednesday, but instead he was taken into custody by the Nelson County Sheriff's Office and was transferred to the Nelson County Jail.

  • GAME CANCELLATION

    The Marion County Knights game against Elizabethtown on Saturday January 28 at Lebanon Middle School has been cancelled and will not be played this season.  Both teams agreed upon this decision and will work on playing next season at the Roby Dome.

  • LIT Quarterfinal Pairings are Set

  • Flood watch issued for Thursday

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of Indiana and Kentucky, including Marion County. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on the current forecasts, according the weather service website.

    The flood watch is in effect from morning until late night Thursday, Jan. 26. (Times were not specified.)

  • Residents from Lebanon, Springfield and Campbellsville involved in head-on collision

    A Springfield woman was cited for driving under the influence after a head-on collision Tuesday, Jan. 24, on Springfield Highway in Washington County.

    The accident occurred at 3:50 p.m. on KY 55 at the Marion County/Washington County line, according to Kentucky State Police

    Judith Filiatreau, 63, of Springfield was traveling north on KY 55 in a 1991 Oldsmobile when she crossed the centerline and struck a 1995 Chevy truck traveling southbound, which was being driven by William R. Bishop, 56, of Campbellsville.

  • Teams on top

    Recently, the Lady Knights defeated the DuPont Manual Lady Crimsons in the Roby Dome in a battle of the top two girls basketball teams in the state. The only problem was, at the time, the Lady Knights were ranked behind the Lady Crimsons in the state rankings. However, with the win over Manual, Marion County leaped past the Lady Crimsons into the top spot of the state girls basketball rankings.

  • The Game Plan, Jan. 25

    Jan. 26
    Basketball
    Knights vs. Nelson County (Home)

    Swimming
    Aqua Knights swim meet (Home)

    Jan. 27-28
    Basketball
    Lady Knights compete in L.I.T. (At Bellarmine University)

    Jan. 28
    Swimming
    Aqua Knights swim meet (At Shelbyville)

    Basketball
    Knights vs. Elizabethtown (At Lebanon Middle School)

    Jan. 30
    Basketball
    Lady Knights vs. Hart County (Away)