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Today's News

  • Golf: Marion County wins two

     It came down to two strokes. 

    The Marion County Knights took a hard earned victory after defeating the Campbellsville Eagles 175-177 on Sept. 22.

    “I’m pleased with the victory, that’s for sure,” Knights Coach Chad Spalding said after the match. 

  • Soccer: Knights making improvements

     After losing a huge and powerful starting lineup, the Marion County Knights have jumped into the fight and have emerged half way through the season with a few victories notched in their armor. 

    Senior forward Ozwaldo Cruz said the toughest opponents the team has faced so far have been the John Hardin Bulldogs (14-2) and the North Hardin Trojans (10-4). The Knights (3-10-2) fell to the Bulldogs 6-1 and the Trojans 3-0.

  • Soccer: Lady Knights staying positive despite losses

     The Marion County Lady Knights have had a tough season. With the team sitting at 1-9, they have faced opponents from both near and far and taken their only victory out of the grasp of the Fort Knox Lady Eagles (0-8). Since that win, the team has been mercied out by the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs (6-7) and the Thomas Nelson Generals (9-4).

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights fall to Lakers, top Hawks

     On Sept. 25, the Marion County Lady Knights fell to the Russell County Lady Lakers 2-1 in a neck and neck battle of 25-19, 17-25, 25-23.

    Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said the game was decided by a few mistakes by Marion County.

    “We made a couple of bonehead plays,” Hibbard said. 

  • Football: District play starts Friday

     After their 41-34 victory over the LaRue County Hawks on Sept. 26, the Marion County Knights will start district play this week.

    The Knights are 4-1, but they won’t be letting their guard down. 

    When asked what opponents the Knights have to watch out for, Knights Interim Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly gave a simple, clear response: “All of them.” 

  • Enjoying the wildlife during this special season

     It was the first day of the special season, and I was excited. This year I could put all my attention to this special season.

    Opening day had been predicted to be good, and it sure was. The early morning air was a fall kind of crisp, and it warmed nicely throughout the day.

  • Sports briefs, Oct. 1

     SCMS defeats St Dominic at home

    The St. Charles eighth-grade girls won, 50-13

  • High on the Hog

     It’s a tradition for this newspaper to write an editorial the week after Marion County Country Ham Days to praise the Chamber of Commerce and the countless volunteers that make the annual fall festival such a huge success.

    And, each year, it seems the festival continues to grow.

  • Kentucky Baroque Trumpeters – Not just another band

    By Ruth Ann Fogle

    In June of this year I had the opportunity to attend a concert at Saint Augustine Catholic Church where I shared an experience I would have never dreamed possible in Lebanon.

  • Manufacturing Day recognizes sector’s career opportunities, economic impact

    By Mo Miller

    There is no doubt manufacturing is one of our most critical industry sectors. Last year, manufacturing supported one in six private-sector jobs in America, and it is our state’s top economic driver, representing 17 percent of Kentucky’s GDP.