Today's News

  • Football Knights open up with big loss

    The Marion County High School football team headed to Campbellsville University Friday evening to play in the Forcht Bank Bowl for the second straight year. After falling to Russell County 48-21 last year in the same season opening game, the Knights didn't improve any and fell to Evansville Central Bears from Indiana by a final score of 55-16. All 16 of the Knights points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well out of reach.

  • The Game Plan, Aug. 22

    Aug. 23
    Lady Knights and Knights vs. Nelson County (Away)

    Lady Knights vs. Green County (Away)

    Lady Knights vs. Bullitt East (Away)
    Knights vs. Mercer County (Home)

    Aug. 24
    Knights vs. Boyle County (Away)

    Aug. 25

    Lady Knights and Knights compete in John Hardin Classic


  • Golf teams are in action

    In recent action the golf teams have taken on Washington County, Taylor County and Campbellsville, and Adair County. The junior varsity team also competed against Adair County.  
    Marion County shot a 176 against Washington County while the Commanders shot a 185. Logan Medley led the way with a 40 followed by Evan Dye with a 43. Trevor Burchell shot a 45 and Casey Lee shot a 48.

  • Hunter education is recommended

    Well, I told ya I'd let ya know about the Hunter Education Class (orange card) as soon as I found out something. Since then I received a call from George Hasty about the class.
    First, even if you aren't "required" by law to take the class, it is outstanding. Every time I've been I've learned something new. And this year there's something really new, as in a new instructor.
    Mary McCullen was our instructor for years, but retired this year. So, we'll have somebody new this year!

  • Knights soccer stays unbeaten

    The Marion County High School boys soccer team has played three games on the young season, and has been able to pick up wins in all three contests. On Tuesday of last week, the team opened up regular season play against district opponent LaRue County on the road. After playing well in the first half and holding a two goal lead at the break, the Knights came out a bit sluggish in the second half and allowed LaRue County to get back in the game.

  • Lady Knights in search of first win

    The Marion County Lady Knights soccer team has played three games this season, and is still in search of their first win. The team has lost a pair of 7-4 decisions and had a tough outing in a 7-0 defeat.
    First year, Head Coach Devin Spalding knows that his team has potential, but is still in search of finding that right combination to collect a win.
    After coming off an impressive 8-1 victory in their final preseason game against Whitley County, the Lady Knights were ready to open up regular season play against Berea on Monday of last week.

  • Lady Knights improve to 4-1

    The Marion County Lady Knights volleyball team competed in three matches last week, winning all three to improve their overall record to 4-1 on the season.  The wins came over LaRue County, Taylor County and Campbellsville.

    Marion County vs. LaRue County
    The Lady Knights traveled to LaRue County to play their fifth game of the season Thursday night. Marion County was able to take the first two sets, and after losing the third set, battle back to win the match in the fourth set.

  • Library film club to start Sept. 15

    The Marion County Public Library's Film Club will meet Sept. 15 to watch the movie "The Children's Hour" in the large meeting room at the library.

    Adults 18 and older are welcome to participate in the Film Club. The meetings will show thought-provoking and entertaining movies worth spirited discussion.

    Participation in the club is free. Anyone who would like more information, can contact Terry Brockman at the library, (270) 692-4698.

  • Lt. Governor to speak in Lebanon Thursday

    Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson will be in Lebanon Thursday.

    Abramson will be the featured speaker at the Marion County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Aug. 23 at the Marion County Extension Office on Fairground Road.

    Abramson was the longest-serving mayor of Louisville, winning five terms in that office. Last November, he was elected lt. governor as Gov. Steve Beshear's running mate. He is the chairman of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform.

  • Disaster preparedness training starts Aug. 28

    The American Red Cross is offering a free five-session course to volunteers and other agency members who work with disaster situations.

    The sessions will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The dates of the sessions are Aug. 28, Aug. 30, Sept. 11, Sept. 13 and Sept. 15. All of the sessions will be held at the David R. Hourigan Building located on Spalding Avenue in Lebanon.

    Pre-registration is required because classes are limited to 25 participants.