Today's News

  • LaGwen Drive-In has grand opening
  • ‘One More Time’

    Excitement and anticipation are building around the first-ever Alumni Football Game at Marion County High School, which is set for 8 p.m., Friday evening. Former Marion County football players will return to the field one more time to put on the pads, helmets and toss around the pigskin.
    That “one more time” is special, according to Robert Burch, a 2009 graduate of Marion County. Burch saw action on both sides of the ball during his high school career at tight end, defensive end and linebacker. Burch will be playing on the 90s team.

  • Do you have what it takes? U.S. Air Force is recruiting

    As a new Air Force Special Operations recruiter, SSgt. Troy Nixon is responsible for inspiring, engaging and recruiting future Air Force Special Operators in the Kentucky and Indiana area.
    Prior to his assignment in Louisville, he was assigned to Travis Air Force Base, CA as a Transportation and Logistics Specialist.

  • Spring dean’s and president’s lists are announced at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,399 students earned dean’s list honors and that 1,557 students earned president’s list honors for the spring 2018 semester.

  • Local students are among spring graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,998 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2018 semester.
    The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 11-12.
    Local EKU graduates include: Kristen E. Peterson – MSN nursing, Morgan Marie Osbourn – BBA accounting, Blake Cahill Higdon – BBA marketing, Taylor Paige Wible – BS animal studies, and Bailey Anna Spalding – BA, BS psychology.
    The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • National FFA Scholarship awarded to Nicholas Sandusky

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1500 America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders scholarship to Nicholas Sandusky of the Marion County High School. The scholarship is sponsored by America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Monsanto Fund. Sandusky plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at University of Kentucky.
    This scholarship is one of 1,829 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 114 sponsors contribute more than $2.5 million to support scholarships for students.


    Even though the Marion County Knights didn’t find much success in a winless 2017 campaign, there were still a few bright spots on the team, most notably Marcus Yantis.
    In his junior season, Yantis led the team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns. Yantis caught 35 passes for 465 yards and three touchdowns. Yantis also led Marion County in points scored with 20.

  • 7-18-18 Marion County Student Ambassador



    Mary Ann May’s senior season was nothing short of stellar and record-breaking.
    Last season, May finished first on the team with kills (243) and blocks (142). Her play as a senior gave her the school record in both categories in a career. She finished her Lady Knight career with 628 kills and 400 blocks.


    Ethan Spalding had a solid ending to his final season as a golf player at Marion County High School.
    Spalding’s performance last season took him all the way to the state tournament, where he shot a 83 at the Bowling Green Country Club on Oct. 3.
    Spalding’s golfing abilities were also recognized in December when he signed to continue his career at Midway University under coach Otis Smith.