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Today's News

  • Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs

    During my wanderings while checking out prospective turkey hunting spots I've noticed some dogwoods blooming.
    So, what does that have to do with anything? Well, if you believe in such things as "signs" then you may know about dogwoods. Seems bass are supposed to start their spawn when the dogwoods bloom!
    While I don't "disbelieve" in signs, I believe more in tangible indicators. Things like water temperature, moon phase and observation serve me better. Even better is when the "signs" and observable indicators coincide!

  • Lady Knights are undefeated

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity softball team had two games this past week, playing Nelson County at home March 20 and going on the road March 19 to play Washington County. The Lady Knights came out with victories in both of these games, taking their overall record to 3-0. The team's game on Friday night at Bethlehem was postponed due to rain, with no make-up date announced as of press time.

    Marion County 11, Nelson County 0

  • Track teams finish in middle of pack

    Junior Brooks Divine won the 110-meter hurdles for the second meet in a row, and senior Scott Hunt took the top spot in the 400-meter dash in the second straight meet when the Marion County track teams competed Saturday in  LaRue County.
    "We are expecting big things from those two guys," Coach Keith Brown said.
    Full results from the LaRue County meet will be in next week's issue.

  • Sixth grade volleyball team wins tourney

  • Sixth grade volleyball teams wins tourney

  • Fenwick signs with St. Catharine

    Senior Emily Fenwick recently signed with St. Catharine College to play softball. Pictured, front row from left, are Lynn Fenwick, Emily Fenwick, and Bernie Fenwick; back row from left, MCHS Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Robby Peterson, St. Catharine Assistant Coach Felicia Smith, St. Catharine Head Coach Holly Smith, and former Marion County High School Head Softball Coach Trent Milby.

  • Baseball and Softball Update

    The Marion County High School Lady Knights softball game originally scheduled for March 23 at Bethlehem that was postponed due to rain has now been rescheduled for Thursday night March 29 at 6:00 P.M.

  • Loretto woman has died in single-vehicle accident

    From The Kentucky Standard

    A fatal accident on Sunday afternoon claimed the life of a Loretto woman and left a Loretto man in critical condition.
    The accident happened at 3:53 p.m. in the 8000 block of Loretto Road in Bardstown. According to a Kentucky State Police report, Clara Rene Donahue, 44, Loretto, was driving her 2002 Dodge Dakota southbound when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Nelson County coroner's office.

  • Softball Team Remains Unbeaten

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team played a pair of games last week, and picked up wins in both contests.  With the two wins, the team now holds a perfect 3-0 record.

    Last Monday night the team traveled to Washington County.  The Lady Knights found themselves in an early 4-0 hole before the bats came to life.  The Lady Knights scored at least two runs in each of the final four innings to win the game by a final score of 16-5.

  • Baseball Team Now 3-3

    Heading into last week, the Marion County High School baseball team held a 2-1 record.  After defeating Nelson County but falling to Washington County and John Hardin, the team now has a record of 3-3 on the season.

    Last Monday the team hosted Washington County.  After an explosive first inning, the two teams settled down and played some good baseball.  The Commanders came out on top by one run in a 5-4 final score.