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Today's News

  • School board discussing tax rates on Thursday

    The Marion County Board of Education will be holding a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the board office to discuss the proposed 2015-16 property tax rates. A regular board meeting will follow at 6 p.m.

    The school board’s current tax rate is 53.8 cents per $100 in property valuation. The board can consider a rate between the compensating rate and the 4 percent rate.

  • Game Plan, August 26

    Wednesday, Aug. 26
    SOCCER - Lady Knights at Grayson Co, 7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 27
    GOLF - Knights at LaRue Co.
    SOCCER - Knights at John Hardin, 8 p.m.
    Volleyball - Lady Knights at Washington Co, 7 p.m.

    Friday, Aug. 28
    FOOTBALL - Elizabethtown at Knights, 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug. 29
    SOCCER - Knights at N. Hardin, 11 a.m.
    Lady Knights at N. Hardin, 7 p.m.

    Monday, Aug. 31

  • Football: Despite loss, Knights ready for the season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the regular season Aug. 22 against the Nelson   County Cardinals in the inaugural Bardstown-Nelson County Bowl.  
    Unfortunately, the Knights left the field with a 35-7 loss to kick off the season.  

  • Soccer: Knights open with two wins, 14 goals

    By Gerard Flangan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights opened the 2015 season by rolling past Campbellsville, 9-0, on Aug. 18 at home.  
    Eight Knights players scored, including forward Alan Guzman, who scored two goals in the game. Colby Hood, Dalton Hammond, Blake Thompson, Shinnoskakee Mukae, Kelly Mattingly and Justin Elder also scored one goal apiece for the Knights against the Eagles (0-4).  
    “We had a well-balanced attack,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights drop two

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    Marion County volleyball had a rough start in its first two matches of the regular season.
    The Lady Knights (0-2) travelled Aug. 18 to Woodford County for their first match, but fell in three sets, losing 25-22, 33-31, 25-25. Marion County returned to its home court on Aug. 20 to take on the Nelson County Cardinals, losing in five sets, 25-22, 21-25, 18-25, 25-16 and 15-13.

  • Don’t let the heat beat you

    By Bailey Foxworth

    Sports correspondent

    When I woke up last Tuesday, I didn’t know exactly what the day would hold. I knew I’d have to go to practice, eat breakfast, go back to practice, eat lunch, go back to practice, take a nap and go back to practice again. Cross country preseason training only really consists of eating, sleeping and running.
    But sometimes, things don’t always go according to schedule.

  • Opening of dove season is a reason to be excited

    Coming up on Sept. 1 is a very important day for a lot of us. That’s the opening day of the 2015 dove season … and the start of this year’s hunting seasons as far as I’m concerned.
    The dove hunting opener is one of the biggest social events of the season.

  • Knights slay Dragons on the links

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

     The Knights traveled south on Aug. 20 to play the Green County Dragons.  
    The Knights came out as victors in the match, winning 176-192.  
    Knights Coach Chad Spalding said that his team didn’t fare too well in the match, but nonetheless, he was glad to see that his team pulled out the victory.  
    According to Spalding, Ethan Spalding shot a 46, while most other players shot between a 46 and a 49.

  • Trust for Life 5K
  • Soccer: Marion County loses opener on the road

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights began their season with a disheartening loss at Sayre School on Aug. 22. The Lady Knights lost by mercy rule in the second half, 10-0.
    With the addition of so many new players, the Lady Knights (0-1) were unsure of their performance going into Saturday’s game.
    “I was anxious. I was ready to get the season started and see where we stood,” Marion County Coach Derek Cissell said.