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Today's News

  • Lady Knights endured ups and downs during season

    In a season that featured an eight-game winning streak and never more than a two-game losing streak, the Marion County Lady Knights’ softball season featured its share of ups and downs. Overall, the team finished the season with a record of 23-11, and was eliminated in the opening round of the regional tournament by Central Hardin with a 2-0 loss on May 27.  Central Hardin went on to win the regional tournament and advance to the state tournament, and the Lady Bruins did not allow a single run over the three-game regional.

  • 400-mile yard sale is June 6-8

    This year is the 10th anniversary of the 400 Mile Sale, and the route has expanded to be bigger than ever.
    The 400 Mile Sale is taking place June 6-9 along U.S. 68, which runs right through Lebanon. The event will include miles and miles of yard, garage, and specialty sales as well as discounts at antique shops and boutiques across the state.

  • It’s time to tee it up

    By Dennis George

  • Thousands mourn fallen hero

    By Randy Patrick
    Landmark News Service

    Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis was remembered at his funeral Thursday as a man who loved life and liked to make people laugh.
    In his eulogy for the young officer, who was murdered early Saturday morning, Police Chief Rick McCubbin told funny stories about Ellis, who would dress up in ridiculous costumes at office parties and play pranks on his fellow officers.

  • Farewell
  • Support continues for fallen Bardstown officer

    By Kristie Hamon
    Landmark News Service

    Three mayors and two police chiefs from four Hardin County cities traveled to Bardstown City Hall Friday, where they delivered donations to the reward fund for the arrest and conviction of the suspect in the May 25 shooting of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis.
    Kentucky State Police is heading the investigation and have received several tips, all of which they are following up on.

  • Divine brothers head to Junior Olympics regionals

    High school track season may have ended, but competition continues for Brooks and Ty Divine. Both boys participated in the USATF (USA Track & Field) Kentucky Association meet on Saturday, June 1, at the Christian Academy of Louisville.
    Ty competed in the “youth” division and Brooks in the “young men” division. Both boys met the qualifications to advance to the regional meet in Michigan in July. The results were as follows:

  • Nicole’s new lease on life

    “Something bad is going to happen to me.”
    Nicole Cambron Thompson, 34, remembers saying that last summer, shortly after opening her salon.
    Life was just too good.
    Her dream of owning her own hair salon, Luxe Salon, was finally a reality.
    Her marriage was better than ever.
    Her three children were thriving.
    Things were just too good.
    Something bad was bound to happen.
    And it did.

  • Short stay

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team traveled to Nelson County High School to compete in the 5th Region Tournament May 27. The Lady Knights made it to the regional tournament after winning their first round district game against Campbellsville. Marion County drew Central Hardin, and played the Lady Bruins on Memorial Day.

  • Lady Knights preparing for all-star contests

    Four Lady Knights will participate in a series of all-star games in the coming weeks.
    Alexus Calhoun will play for the Kentucky Junior All-Stars when they face the Indiana Junior All-Stars.
    The first game between the junior all-star squad will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Greenfield Central High School in Greenfield, Ind.
    The junior all-stars will play again at 5 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at St. Xavier High School in Louisville.