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Today's News

  • Two cited for social host violations

    The first two citations have been issued * under a social host ordinance that has been in effect since 2008.
    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office arrested Adrienne and Candace Tucker, both 19, of Campbellsville for violations of the social host ordinance. They were arrested after the sheriff’s office received a complaint of underage drinking at 2:22 a.m. March 17, at 511 St. Matthew’s Cemetery Road, approximately nine miles southwest of Lebanon.
    The Tuckers were arrested for social host violations because they reside at that property.

  • Track team competes without its head coach
  • St. Charles Middle School vandals caught

    The persons responsible for vandalizing the St. Charles Middle School concession stand pled guilty in Marion Circuit Court recently.
    Joseph Devon Ballard, 18, of 575 Head Distillery Road in Raywick and a juvenile pled guilty to first-degree criminal trespassing and second-degree criminal mischief.
    In February, Ballard and the juvenile broke windows and damaged items inside the concession stand behind the school.

  • Lady Knights make all star teams

    The Kentucky Lion’s Eye Foundation announced the names of the members of the 2013 senior and junior all-star teams recently. After winning Miss Basketball, Makayla Epps will headline the senior game and will wear the No. 1 jersey.  Along with Epps, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers and Logan Powell were named to the team.  The head coach of the team will be Chris Souder from Mercer County High School and the assistant coach will be Jennifer Parsons from Corbin High School.

  • Truth and Consequences: The Choice is Yours event is April 16

    All parents and community members are invited to the upcoming “Truth and Consequences: The Choice is Yours” event. Truth and Consequences is a program designed to show students the consequences of using drugs and alcohol by using role-play scenarios related to substance abuse. The Marion County Heartland Safe Community Coalition is sponsoring the event.

  • Education news briefs

    The following are education news briefs from the Marion County Board of Education’s March 26 regular monthly meeting.

    2013 Marion County High School graduation set

  • Miss Basketball

    “Wow.”
    That was the first word to come out of Makayla Epps’ mouth Friday night during her acceptance speech after being named Kentucky’s Miss Basketball.
    Surrounded by many of her peers, her coaches and her family at a reception held at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville, Epps went on to say how special this award was to her.
    Epps is currently in Chicago, Ill., preparing for the McDonald’s All-American game tonight.

  • The Game Plan, April 3

    April 3

    Basketball

    McDonald’s All-American Girls High School Game (7 p.m./Live on ESPNU)

    April 4

    Baseball

    Knights vs. Metcalfe County (12 p.m./Home)

    April 5-6

    Softball

    Lady Knights compete in Play it Again Classic (Clarksville, Tenn.)

    April 8

    Softball

    Lady Knights vs. Adair County (Home)

    Baseball

  • Sen. Paul on his filibuster

    By Rand Paul

    U.S. Senator

    If I had planned to speak for 13 hours when I took the Senate floor to start my filibuster, I would’ve worn more comfortable shoes. I started the filibuster with the words, “I rise today to begin to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination for the CIA. I will speak until I can no longer speak” — and I meant it.

  • Power of the Cross

    Stewart’s Creek Baptist Church presented a crucifixion drama, “The Power of the Cross,” on Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30. The drama illustrated the events described in the Gospels about Jesus final hours on the cross.