Today's News

  • The Gameplan- Sept. 11

     Sept. 12


  • LPC To Focus on Three Elementary School Plan

     After nearly two hours of discussion at a meeting last night, Sept. 10, at Central Office, the Local Planning Committee (LPC) voted to make a three elementary school plan their priority.  

    Architect Ron Murrell of RossTarrant Architects attended the meeting and presented plans for both three elementary schools and four elementary schools to the committee.

  • COLUMN: Greatest Traditions

    The 12th man. Howard’s Rock. Army-Navy game.

    College football is full of unique traditions that unite fans like no other sport can. Those traditions have a unique story of how they got started and how they survive to this day.

  • BOYS SOCCER: Knights face Hart County in district action

    After a 8-0 loss to the Taylor County Cardinals on Sept. 5, one thing was clear for Marion County Head Coach Greg Conley: the Knights have to stay more focused in games.
    “Until we figure out how to focus the entire game, we’re going to have these issues,” Marion County’s head coach said.
    The Knights returned from the Boots and Butts Soccer Classic on Saturday and Sunday, finishing 1-2.
    “As in the past, this is going to be a good turning point,” Conley said. “It was a good bonding experience.”

  • GIRLS SOCCER: Lady Knights head to Smoky Mountain Cup

    The Great Smoky Mountains are calling Marion County’s name.
    On Sept. 14-15, the Lady Knights will travel to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to compete in the Smoky Mountain Cup.
    Marion County will play Gatlinburg-Pittman, Tennessee, at 9 a.m., and Harriman, Tennessee, at 4:15 p.m. On Sept. 15, the Lady Knights play Smith County, Tennessee at 11:15 a.m.
    All of Marion County’s game will be played at Rocky Top Sports World.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Knights win five games

    The Marion County Lady Knights have rallied to get their first two wins this season.
    They did it again to get their third win.
    Relentless play and rallying from behind have highlighted the early season stretch for the Lady Knights (7-3).
    “The team so far this season has shown amazing drive and passion for winning every game,” senior LeeAnn Jones said. “We seem to all put it all out on the court and play our hardest to ensure that we are not letting down our teammates.

  • GOLF: MCHS golf team making improvement on green

    The Marion County High School golf team competed in their first home match against the Bardstown Tigers on Sept. 4.
    Spencer Riggs led Marion County with a 43. Eli Nelson shot a 44, Lucas Ross shot a 50,Harry VanWhy IV shot a 51 and Jacobi Summers shot a 59. As a team, the Marion County boys fell to Bardstown 176-188.
    “I was really proud of how my guys played,” Head Golf Coach Joey Reed said.
    “We are getting a little better by each match. We still have a long way to go mentally but I like where we are headed.”

  • 9-11-19 Church Briefs

    Thursday Nite Live
    Tucker Hill Baptist Church will have their next Thursday Nite Live at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 12 at the Farmers Market on M.L. King Avenue.

    Celebrate Recovery
    Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at River of Life Community Church, 1250 Hwy 555, Springfield. Lite Bites are served at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 pm. For more information, contact: 859-336-7604 or www.theriverishere.com/cr.

  • Child hunger is hidden problem in Marion County

    Children go hungry in Marion County.

    It’s a fact many people aren’t aware of, or simply don’t realize.

  • Honor the 9/11 victims: Live in the moment