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Today's News

  • Divines qualify for regional USA Track and Field competition

    Brooks and Ty Divine competed in the USA Track and Field Kentucky Association Junior Olympic Championships in Louisville Saturday. Ty Divine, who at age 12 competes on the Marion County High School track team, placed first in the 1500-meter run and seventh in the 400-meter dash among competitors in his age group.  

  • Elder to play in All-Star game

    Former Marion County High School Lady Knights basketball standout Bre Elder will play in the 2012 Kentucky Lions All-Star Classic in Freedom Hall on Friday evening.
    Tip-off for the girls' game is set for 5:30 p.m. with the boys' all-star game to follow.
    Elder was selected, along with 11 other players from around the state, to represent Kentucky as they take on the Indiana all-star team.
    Tickets for the game are still available by visiting www.ticketmaster.com and searching Kentucky vs. Indiana All-Star Basketball Classic Game.

  • The Game Plan, June 6

    June 8
    Basketball
    Kentucky vs. Indiana Girls High School All-Star Basketball Game at Freedom Hall

  • Linescores, June 6

    Girls 6 - 8 softball
    May 25
    Reds defeat Dodgers
    Athletics defeat Braves
    Braves defeat Dodgers

  • Get involved in good, wholesome 4-H

    I spent an entire week at 4-H camp with some of Marion County's finest youth. Of course the Adair, Green and Clinton County kids, teens and adults were awesome, too!
    If you have kids and want to expose them to good, wholesome fun and a learning experience, then you can't go wrong by getting them involved in 4-H.
    There's fishing, my venue, which meets the third Tuesday of every month. Want to shoot archery, shotguns, muzzleloaders and rifles the correct and safe way?
    If so, the 4H Shooting Sports Program is for you.

  • Riley Road will close for approximately 30 days

    Riley Road will be closed temporarily near its intersection with US 68 starting on Monday, June 11, as the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet continues its work on US 68. Cabinet officials estimated the closure will last approximately 30 days.

    The closure is needed so that 700 feet of Riley Road's approach can be reconstructed to match the grade of the new section of US 68. Signs will be set up to indicate a detour during the construction.

    Landers Creek Road closed May 30-June 6

  • Marion County softball finishes as 5th Region runner-up

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team became the first team in school history to reach the finals of the 5th Region Tournament. Before that, four teams had made it to the semifinals in 1995, 1998, 2002, and 2010.

  • Turkey: Raikes

    Houston Raikes killed this 16-pound Jake on April 6 on their family farm. He is the son of Johnnie and Linda Raikes of Bradfordsville.

  • Mayor offers $8.8 million budget proposal

    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw has proposed an $8.8 million budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year. He delivered his annual budget address May 31 to the Lebanon City Council.

    "The budget process each year is a learning experience for those of us who work together to come up with the best way to allocate the city's resources," he said. "All of us involved in the process have our own ideas of what is needed or desired."

  • Fishing tournament winners

    Woodlawn Baptist Church held its second annual bass tournament on Saturday, May 26 at Fagan Branch. There were a total of 13 boats and 24 people fishing. The winners of this year's event were, first place, with total fish weight of 3.50 pounds, John Wright (left) and Josh Fowlers. Second and third place, which tied with total fish weight each of 3.27 pounds, were Stacy Benningfield and Joe Hickey and the boat team of Harold and Edward Orberson. The big bass winner was John Wright with a single fish weighing 1.92 pounds.