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Today's News

  • Outdoor options abound in Marion County

    A while back I told you about a couple of stat, KDFWR, projects in Marion County. This would be the boat ramp currently going in at the St. Joe Bridge and the “rumored” ramp at the bridge on Highway 55, Campbellsville Highway.
    These projects, when completed, will “open up” a large section of the Rolling Fork River. Then, our secret will be out: We have some of the best river fishing KY has to offer!

  • Softball team wins two big district games

    The Marion County Lady Knights softball team was scheduled to play in the Bullitt County Invitational this past weekend. However, due to the rain, the tournament was cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The Lady Knights were also in action on Monday and Tuesday of last week, competing in district games against Campbellsville and Taylor County. Marion County won both of those outings, taking their overall record to 10-3 and their district standings to 3-1.
    According to Head Coach Todd Spalding, when he took this job this is the way he envisioned his team playing.

  • Volleyball sign-ups on May 10

    The Women's Volleyball League will have a meeting and team sign-ups at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, at the pool pavilion.

    One team representative must be present from each team.

    Season will start May 17.

  • Track teams win at home

    Marion County High School hosted a track meet April 17, and the Knights and Lady Knights fared well.
    "For the first time all year it was a solid effort by all the kids across the board," Brown said. "We still have a few kinks to work out, but it is getting there. We had a little more competition at this meet, seven other schools, and I thought we responded to that. We now need to focus on the next two weeks. I am really looking forward to the next three weeks."
    Individual results for the girls' team are as follows:

  • Linescores, April 25

    April 19
    Rays                  0  0  3  0  4  -  7
    Diamondbacks    3  0  0  0  2  -  5
    The Rays behind Kendall Benningfield's one-hit pitching performance won the league opener for 2012. Abbey Scott added a double, two walks, and scored a run for the Rays.

  • Re-centered

    History is breathing new life into an old building at the Loretto Motherhouse.

    Sunday afternoon, the Sisters of Loretto held the grand opening of the Loretto Heritage Center, which is housed in what previously served as an auditorium for the Loretto Academy.

    "It's wonderful," said Sr. Marie Ego, who made the trip from Denver, Co. "It's kind of overwhelming."

  • Century of Service

    From a small office inside of Clean as a Whistle on West Main Street in Lebanon, Sr. Mary Lois Speaks is continuing a legacy that goes back more than 100 years in Marion County.

    Speaks is a member of the Ursuline Sisters of Mt. St. Joseph, and this weekend, the order will be celebrating 100 years of service in the community.

    "We started in Raywick," Speaks said, "and I'm still in Raywick."

  • 5th annual Family Bike and Hike is Saturday, April 28

    The 5th annual Family Bike and Hike is this Saturday, April 28, at Graham Memorial Park in Lebanon. Participants have the option of walking/running a 5K (3.1 miles) or doing a 10K (6.2 miles) bike ride.

    Registration begins at 8 a.m., at the girls' softball pavilion at Graham Memorial Park. The bike ride begins at 9 a.m., and the race begins at 9:15 a.m.

    Several door prizes will be drawn after the event. All participants will receive a T-shirt, breakfast and goody bag.

  • MCHS program selected for National Academy Foundation

    Local education officials learned Friday that Marion County High School has been selected for inclusion in the National Academy Foundation.

    Representatives from the NAF and the Kentucky Department of Education visited with the NAF advisory board Friday morning. Marion County needed to receive a score of 15 to be approved for participation in the program, and they received a 24.

  • NEWS BRIEFS

    Maintenance building damaged in Sunday morning fire

    A Sunday morning fire destroyed the maintenance building at Marion County Concrete, but owner Jamie Hodges anticipated returning to normal operation days after the fire.

    "As far as the business itself, it's fine," he said.