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Today's News

  • Sheriff’s office investigating attempted break in at Gribbins Grocery

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted break-in at Gribbins Grocery in Gravel Switch. According to Sheriff Jimmy Clements, deputies responded to an alarm call at the grocery at 11:42 p.m. on May 11. Upon their arrival, they discovered that someone had attempted to break in by prying open a window. The perpetrators had fled the scene prior to the deputies arrival. Evidence at the scene was collected in hopes of identifying the persons involved. Deputy Sheriff Nick Gray investigated.
     

  • Two injured in accident Monday

    Two men were airlifted from the scene of a single-vehicle accident Monday afternoon.

    Gary Deering, 62, and Quentin M. Taylor, 28, both of Lebanon, were flown out by helicopters after the vehicle they were in left the roadway and struck a rock-lined ditch during a heavy rainstorm, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Thunderstorm watch in effect until 10 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm watch for Central Kentucky, including Marion County, until 10 p.m. Monday, May 11.

    According to the weather service, a line of showers and thunderstorms could move across the area this afternoon and evening. These storms could produce damaging winds and large hail along with brief, heavy rain and lightning, the weather service reported.

  • Fiscal court meets this afternoon

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Minutes of the previous

    • Sue Porter with KACO on renewal of insurance 

    • Annual audit report 

    • Request for Relay for Life sponsorship

    • Request from fair board

  • Sulphur Springs home destroyed in fire Tuesday

     A Tuesday morning fire destroyed the home of Terry and Robin Mays.

    “It pretty much gutted the inside of the house,” Lebanon Fire Chief Ricky Mattingly said.

    The Lebanon Fire Department was dispatched at 9:08 a.m. May 5 to 375 Sulphur Springs Road. Mattingly said this was an electrical fire that started in a wall.

    “It started in the living room of the house,” he said.

    The Mays were not home at the time, and no one was injured as result of the fire, according to Mattingly.

  • Epps suspended for at least one game

    University of Kentucky women’s basketball player Makayla Epps has been suspended following alcohol-related charges filed in Marion District Court. Kentucky women’s coach Matthew Mitchell announced the suspension during a press conference March 6.

  • Game Plan, May 6

    May 6

    BASEBALL
    Knights at Elizabethtown, 6 p.m.

    May 7
    SOFTBALL
    Lady Knights at Washington Co, 5:30 p.m.

     

    May 8
    BASEBALL
    Knights vs. Cumberland Co, 7:30 p.m. at Pulaski Co
    SOFTBALL
    Green Co at Lady Knights, 6 p.m.

    May 9
    BASEBALL
    Knights at Pulaski Co, 10 a.m.

  • Bradshaw second in pole vault at E’town meet

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

    On April 24 the Marion County Track team traveled to Elizabethtown to compete in the Panther Twilight Invitational. The boys team finished 16th out of 21 teams, and the girls team did not have a team score.

  • Football goes back to work

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent

  • Lady Knights claim three district wins

    By Casey Sowers
    Sports correspondent