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Today's News

  • 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)

  • Lady Knights suffer third defeat

    The Marion County Lady Knights varsity basketball team traveled to Mercy Academy in Louisville Saturday night to play Withrow, Ohio, in the Raatz Fence Classic.  After struggling shooting the ball all game long, the Lady Knights were handed their third loss of the season. As a team the Lady Knights shot 12 of 59 (20.3 percent) from the field, and lost 42-36 in a low scoring affair.

  • Upward Bound

    The Upward basketball program is back in action in Marion County and is boasting record numbers of participants. This year there are 145 kids participating in the league, the most in the six year history of the program. The teams in the league are made up of kindergarten through second grade. There are six teams in the kindergarten division and six teams that are made up of first and second graders.
    The league was organized by Lebanon Christian Church and is under the direction this year by the church's youth director Mike Phillips.