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Today's News

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Revised final county appropriation for the Marion County PVA for 2015-16

    - 2015-16 inter-scholastic and extracurricular funding agreement with the Marion County Board of Education

    - Maintenance service agreement with Jodie's Business Machines

  • Fiscal court meets Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at the David R. Hourigan Government Building.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - Minutes of the previous meeting

    - Revised final county appropriation for the Marion County PVA for 2015-16

    - 2015-16 inter-scholastic and extracurricular funding agreement with the Marion County Board of Education

    - Maintenance service agreement with Jodie's Business Machines

  • Band performance set for Friday

    The Marion County High School Marching Knights will be performing at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, in the practice field at the back of the student parking at the high school.

    A cookout will follow, and the community is invited to attend.

    Band Director Curtis Bennett reported that the band will demonstrate some basic fundamentals and perform two-thirds if this years competitive show.

  • Game plan, Aug. 19

    Wednesday, Aug. 19

    Soccer - Ft. Knox at Lady Knights, 7:30 p.m.

     

    Thursday, Aug. 20

    Golf - Knights at Green Co.

    Soccer - LaRue Co at Knights, 5:30 p.m.

    Knights at Campbellsville, 6 p.m.

     

    Saturday, Aug. 22

    Soccer - Lady Knights at Sayre, 2 p.m.

     

    Monday, Aug. 24

    Golf - Knights vs. Bardstown at Woodlawn Country Club

  • MCHS grad joins EKU Hall of Fame

    By Nathaniel Bryan 

    Landmark News Service

    When Beverly (Brockman) Games graduated from Marion County in 1992 and attended Eastern Kentucky University, the now-Elizabethtown resident had no idea at the time her decision would lead her to a successful golf career, meeting her husband Andy Games and landing a spot in the EKU Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • The joys of practice

    By Gerard Flanagan

    Sports correspondent

    “Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.”   

    We talking about practice? Well, at least I am today.

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights playing with ‘energy’

    By Bailey Foxworth
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Lady Knights showed a lot of promise last week when they took on the North Hardin Lady Trojans and the Bardstown Lady Tigers in their first scrimmages of the season.
    “Our scrimmages both went well,” Coach David Hibbard said of his Lady Knights.
    Both scrimmages were timed, rather than played in the typical three-set format, so scoring was different than regular season gameplay.

  • 18-year-old recovering after Sunday morning accident

    A Bradfordsville man is in good condition at University Hospital in Louisville as of Monday morning following an accident early Sunday morning in front of the Calvary Store.
    David Clay Rodgers, 18, was driving a 2013 Scion east at 1:16 a.m. Aug. 16 on Hwy. 208 when he lost control and struck a utility pole and building, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
    Rogers was extricated from the vehicle by Marion County Rescue and was flown to University Hospital by Air Methods.
    Deputy Sheriff Nick Gray investigated the accident.
     

  • Golf: Knights charge into season

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    With matches against the Green County Dragons, Bardstown Eagles, and the Meade County Green Wave behind them, the Marion County Knights golf team is ready to take on this season.
    “We are much improved from last season, from top to bottom,” Coach Chad Spalding said.
    Coming off .500 season in 2014, the Knights are fielding 14 players for both varsity and junior varsity.

  • Big weekend for fishing tournament

    It was about a perfect day Saturday to be fishing. While it might have been a little hot, the wind blew … of course it “always” blows … which made it tolerable.
    There were 25 boats that made the tournament, which was a big disappointment, especially considering the amount paid out! And no, there weren’t enough boats registered to cover the payout!
    But, they paid out what was advertised.