Today's News

  • Lady Knights overpower Taylor County

    The Marion County Lady Knights basketball team advanced to the championship game of the 20th District Tournament by defeating Taylor County on Thursday night. Marion County was led by Makayla Epps with 19 points and Kyvin Goodin-Rogers with 14 points. After leading 30-2 at the end of the first quarter, Marion County went on to win by a final score of 65-26.

    Taylor County 2 11 3 10 - 26

    Marion County 30 16 13 6 - 65

  • Fiscal court to meet today, Feb. 21

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the David Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda for today's meeting is as follows:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Annual allocation for Loretto youth softball league

    - Marion County Relay for Life presentation seeking court sponsorship

    - Review Code Red storm warning service

    - Review county employee job descriptions for CDL/road/sanitation/other

    - Department reports

    - Payment of bills

  • Happy 30th birthday, Kara

    This morning at 6:09 a.m., Sheila and Dale Tingle released balloons into the sky to honor their daughter’s birthday. It’s the exact time their daughter was born 30 years ago, and it's something they’ve done every year since she went missing on July 17, 2010.
    Kara was last seen on Beechfork Loop Road in Gravel Switch. She was driving a family member's car that was found two days later on the Bluegrass Parkway.

  • Knights fall in district opener

    On Wednesday night, the Marion County Knights headed to Adair County to take part in the 2013 20th district tournament.  Their opening round opponent would be the host team Adair County.  The Indians controlled the game throughout and came away with the 65-45 win to end the Knights' season.  Latrelle Irvin was the lone Knight to score in double figures with 10 points.  Marion County ends their season with a final record of 11-17.


    Marion County 4 13 12 16 - 45

    Adair County 23 17 14 11 - 65

  • Couple celebrates 50 years


    Joe and Darlene Thompson of Lebanon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 23, 2013. They were married on Feb. 23, 1963 at Holy Name of Mary in Calvary. They have four children, Joey and Jeff Thompson, Dana Harlan and Kristi Record, and eight grandchildren.

  • 2-20-13 Birth Announcement


    Mary Samantha Belton and Brandon Scott Smothers of Calvary announce the birth of a 6-pound, 6-ounce daughter, Chloe Christine Smothers, born Nov. 29, 2012, at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
    Maternal grandparents are Nona Christine and William Troy Belton of Calvary.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry Jesse and Christine Mae Smothers of Finley.
    Great-grandparents are Wendell and Elvina Belton of Calvary.

  • 2-20-13 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Feb. 25: Chicken cacciatore, spaghetti noodles, green beans, mixed fruit, roll.
    Tuesday, Feb. 26: Chicken fried beef steak, mashed potatoes, lima beans, pear halves, bread.
    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Pork roast loin, new buttered potatoes, buttered spinach, pineapple chunks, roll.
    Thursday, Feb. 28: Beef vegetable soup, half peanut butter and jelly or turkey sandwich, bread, mixed fruit.

  • 2-20-13 Early Files

    60 years ago
    Feb. 13, 1953
    Plans for hotel site

  • Ribbon Cutting for State Farm Insurance
  • Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner and duty commissioner tour detention center