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Today's News

  • Tobacco crop outlook is optimistic

    For burley tobacco producers in central Kentucky it already looks like 2011 will prove to be another interesting year as far as marketing of the crop goes.  As of right now, for the most part I’ve been hearing pretty optimistic opinions in regards to this year’s crop. Many of our burley tobacco producers seem to be receiving similar contract values as they had last year, while some producers are also receiving an increase in contract pounds this year.

  • Grow your own asparagus

     

     

  • Jones attends conference

    Kim Jones, a local dairy farmer from Loretto, recently attended the Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. Mideast Area Young Cooperator  Conference in Newark, Ohio. Jones was among more than 100 DFA members who attended the conference.
    Jones, a third-generation farmer, milks 130 Holstein cows on 400 acres with her husband, Tim.
    At the conference, Jones attended a variety of presentations. Jones also had the opportunity to tour Kroger Co.’s Tamarack plant in Newark to view the process milk undergoes after leaving the dairy.

  • Serve strawberries in a salad or as dessert

     

     

  • Raised beds have many benefits

     

     

  • 4.06.11 - 4.12.11 Game Plan

    04.07.11

    Baseball

    Knights vs. Bethlehem at 5:30 p.m. (Home)

     

    04.08.11

    Softball

    Lady Knights vs. Casey County at 4 p.m. (Away at Russell Co. in Lady Laker Classic)

    Lady Knights vs. Clinton County at 6 p.m. (Away at Russell Co. in Lady Laker Classic)

     

    04.09.11

    Softball

    Lady Knights vs. TBA (Away at Russell Co. in Lady Laker Classic)

     

    04.11.11

    Track

    Middle School Meet (Home)

     

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  • Lady Knights take two

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team only had two games last week, both on the road. The Lady Knights played Danville on Monday night and traveled to Boyle County on Thursday night. Marion County easily handled Danville 16-2 and also defeated Boyle by a score of 7-3. This takes the Lady Knights softball team’s record to 4-1 on the season. Marion County will travel to Russell County April 8-9 to compete in the Lady Laker Classic.
    According to Head Coach Trent Milby, the Lady Knights have room for improvement.

  • No-Hitter

    The Knight’s baseball team played three games this past week and came away with a record of 3-0. The teams wins came against Bishop Brossart, Cumberland County, and Green County in the Green County Wood Bat Invitational held Friday and Saturday at American Legion Park in Green County.

  • Knights, Lady Knights have first meet of the season in LaRue County

    Friday afternoon the Marion County Knights and Lady Knights opened their seasons at the LaRue County Invitational. Overall, the girls team struggled throughout the meet and was only able to collect three points, while the boys team finished in the middle of the pack with a total of 41 points.