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Today's News

  • Knights Pick up Win in Ft. Harrod Classic

         In their third of four games in the Fort Harrod Classic, the Marion County Knights picked up a victory over the Greenup County Musketeers.  After a slow start, the Knights picked up the pace and pulled away for the double-digit win.  The Knights will play their final game of the classic tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 P.M. against the hosting Mercer County Titans in the 9th grade gym.

    MCHS     7      19     16     20  -  62

  • Lady Knights win final game at Nike Tournament of Champions

         In the Lady Knights final game in Phoenix, Arizona as part of the Nike Tournament of Champions, they came away victorious over the Lady Panthers of Dr. Phillips from Orlando, Florida.  The game was close throughout, but the Lady Knights were able to secure the two point victory to improve to 2-2 over the four game stretch.

     

    MCHS     14     13     8     14  -  49

  • Knights Fall in Close Contest

         The Marion County Knights were defeated in their second game of the Ft. Harrod Classic in Harrodsburg.  The Yellow Jackets of Woodford County were able to connect on key free throws down the stretch and give the Knights back-to-back losses for the first time this season.  Over the final 5:56 of the game, the Knights failed to score and only connected on 3-8 field goals in the final quarter to lose a close one, 57-51.  The Knights are set to face Greenup County at 11:30 A.M. on Thursday morning in the 9th grade gym.

     

  • Lady Knights Defeated

         On Wednesday afternoon, the Lady Knights played their third of four games in the Nike Tournament of Champions.  The Lady Monarchs of Mater Dei jumped out to an early lead and the Lady Knights were unable to recover.  Marion County will play tomorrow night at 6:00 P.M. MST (8:00 P.M. EST) against Dr. Phillips, a team from Orlando, FL.  The Lady Panthers are currently ranked at #9 in the national polls, and finished last season 34-2.

     

  • No trash pick up on Presidents Day, Feb. 17

    Some Marion County government offices and services will be affected the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 17.
    No garbage pick-up will take place Feb. 17. Instead, a double pick-up will take place Tuesday, Feb. 18. As a result, county residents are asked to put their trash out earlier than usual on that day.
    However, the Marion County Clerk's Office, the Circuit Clerk's Office, the PVA Office and Sheriff's Office will be open Monday, Feb. 17.

  • Pope's Creek Road home damaged by fire

    A Marion County family's vacation ended on a sad note when they learned their house had burned while they were away.
    At 1:41 a.m. Dec. 18, firefighters responded to a fire at 5130 Pope's Creek Road in Lebanon. The house belongs to Sarah and Timothy Gribbins.
    Sara said they were in Tennessee when they learned about the fire.
    "It destroyed our basement," Sarah said. "What the fire didn't get, the smoke got."

  • Simple steps can make a big difference in an emergency situation

    By Gary Luce

    A couple of extra seconds while talking with the 911 dispatcher can really make the difference when trying to locate your dwelling or residence!

  • This overachieving elf isn't on the shelf

    The Elf on the Shelf... If you haven't heard of this Christmas phenomenon yet, you soon will.
    Many of you already have an elf at your home. And, if you don't, well, there are some parents out there who would say you should consider yourself lucky. Apparently, there are some parents who don't particularly like having the "responsibility" of a little elf in their home.

  • Hard pill to swallow

    Look in your medicine cabinet. Take a peek in your glove compartment. Glance at your kitchen counter.
    You may not realize it, but you could be looking at one of the biggest drug problems facing Marion County and Kentucky.
    When used carefully and correctly, prescription pills can go a long way toward treating a lot of medical issues. Unfortunately, it doesn't take much for a medical treatment to turn into chemical dependency.
    We still have other drugs in our community, but prescription pills have become the biggest concern for local law enforcement.

  • Lady Knights Lose 1st Game of Season