Today's News

  • Corrections & Clarifications Sept. 23 edition

    In the Ham Days section last week, the Marion County Chamber of Commerce failed to list Citizens National Bank as a “silver sponsor” and B&D Pressure Washing as a “bronze sponsor.”


  • Kentucky and its students are progressing

    It may still be early in the school year, but some of the “report cards” the state uses to measure academic progress have already begun to arrive. In general, the news for Kentucky is good, although there is still much room for improvement. Perhaps the best example of that can be found in the growing number of high school students taking and passing Advanced Placement tests, which provide college credit if the score is high enough.

  • Campbellsville motorcyclist injured in Friday morning crash

    A Campbellsville man was seriously injured Friday morning when he was driving his motorcycle on Campbellsville Highway and hit a dump truck.

    The accident occurred at 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of West Main Street and Adam Hughes Drive, near Wal-mart in Lebanon, according to Lebanon Police Chief Wally Brady.

  • Citizens to discuss concerns regarding land use at fiscal court meeting

    The Marion County Fiscal Court will be having its regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 17.
    The agenda includes:
    • Julie Peake, Alton Tatum and Greg Nugent and other concerned citizens will be in attendance to discuss some concerns they are having with land use, deed restrictions and their views on how county ordinances could help in Marion County.
    • Department reports
    There will be a public hearing at 5 p.m. for the consideration of the acceptance of Windy Hill Drive into the county maintenance system.

  • Game Plan, Sept. 16

    Sept. 16

    SOCCER - Nelson Co at Lady Knights, 7:30 p.m.


    Sept. 17
    GOLF - LaRue Co. at Knights
    VOLLEYBALL - Lady Knights at Campbellsville, 7 p.m.


    Sept. 18
    FOOTBALL - Knights at N. Bullitt, 7:30 p.m.


    Sept. 19
    SOCCER - Warren Central at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.

    Sept. 21
    GOLF - Knights at Campbellsville

  • Why take the easy route?

    By Gerard Flanagan

    Sports correspondent

    Life, like sports, has its share of bumps in the road and its share of curveballs that throw you off your feet. You might not get that promotion. This certain girl may not like you back. In sports, maybe you lost on a last second touchdown, or things aren’t looking good for your team.  

  • A safe place to learn

    Around 3 p.m. Thursday, Leanna Stewart was preparing the 21st Century Community Learning Center for the arrival of dozens of students. She set out writing utensils and apples, cereal bars and milk to provide a snack for the children who would be arriving after school let out for the day.
    Stewart is the learning center’s new director this year, but she met many of the students in the program as an assistant in Marion County’s migrant service program during the last two years. When the director’s position came open, she saw it as an opportunity.

  • Soccer: Knights take third in Boots & Butts Classic

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights traveled on Sept. 8 to play the Hart County Raiders.
    The Knights pulled out a victory, 8-2.
    “We played very, very well and I was pleased with the game,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.
    For the Knights (6-4), Dalton Hammond, Alan Guzman, Blake Thompson and Kelly Mattingly scored one goal apiece. Colby Hood and Dylan Bradshaw scored two goals apiece. Guzman also had four assists.

  • Autism center to open in Lebanon

    When Lisa Nally-Martin organized the first local "Working the Puzzle for Autism" walk in 2011, her ultimate goal was to raise awareness about autism. Her oldest son, Evan, is autistic and she wanted to help other families who are affected by it.

  • Marching Knights place first in Somerset

    The Marion County Marching Knights completed Saturday, Sept. 12, at Somerset High School, and they received first place in Class AAA. They were also awarded for having the best percussion and best auxiliary.