Today's News

  • Finding a way to participate in the dove opener

    Having, according to the doctor, a “very complicated” break in my upper left arm and being advised to “stay away from groups of people” my summer has been less than spectacular!
    Wouldn’t you think if you broke most anything back in April you’d be OK by Sept. 1 to participate in our 2015 dove opener?
    So, when I went back to the doctor in August and got told, “Come back in October and we’ll see how it’s coming along,” I was bummed out!

  • Soccer: Knights get win over Bearcats

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    Coming off a three-game losing streak, the Marion County Knights pulled out a 3-1 victory over the visiting Anderson County Bearcats on Sept. 3.
    “We came out firing early,” Knights Coach Greg Conley said.
    Within the first 10 minutes, the Knights (3-3) had already racked up two goals. Travis Huellenmeier scored the first goal for the Knights on a header, and Alan Guzman served the assist.
    “It was an amazing goal,” Conley said.

  • Youth basketball sign-ups start Sept. 11

    The Marion County Youth Basketball league will be having sign-ups from 3-6 p.m. on Fridays, Sept. 11, 18, and 25, at West Marion and Lebanon elementary schools.
    For boys 7-11 years old, players for the 7-8 year old league must turn 7 before Oct. 1 and shall not turn 9 before to Oct. 1. Players for the 9-11 year old league shall turn 9 prior to Oct. 1 and shall not turn 11 prior to Oct. 1.  

  • Joy Global Foundation donates to Tri-County Kentucky United Way
  • Penn is ‘Celebrity of the Quarter/DAISY winner at SVH
  • 9-9-15 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Sept. 14: Meatloaf, roasted potatoes and carrots, fruit cup, and whole wheat bread.
    Tuesday, Sept. 15: Layered salad w/turkey and peas, crackers, chocolate pudding and raisins.
    Wednesday, Sept. 16: Hot beef sandwich, gravy, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, strawberry dessert, and whole wheat bread.
    Thursday, Sept. 17: Closed.
    Friday, Sept. 18: Honey glazed chicken, baked sweet potato, seasoned cabbage, fruit cobbler, and whole wheat bread.

  • 9-9-15 Reunions

    The Lyvers-Simpson family reunion will take place at 4 p.m. Sept. 12 at Phillip Lyvers farm on Hagans Schoolhouse Road, which is off Loretto Road in Marion County. All family are invited and encouraged to bring a covered dish. Meat and paper products will be provided. For more information, call 270-865-4402.


  • Golf: Knights win one, lose one

    By Gerard Flanagan
    Sports correspondent

    The Marion County Knights played in a tri-match against during against the Taylor County Cardinals and Campbellsville Eagles Sept. 1 at Rosewood, and Marion Conty played at the Washington County Commanders on Sept. 3.
    In the tri-match, the Knights lost, scoring a 168. The Eagles scored a 159, while the Cardinals scored a 157. For the Knights, Houston Raikes scored a 40, Bryce Spalding scored a 41, Ethan Spalding scored a 43, and Noah Dye scored a 44.

  • 9-9-15 Adoption


    Robbie and Lisa Alford of Calvary announce the adoption of their son, Joshua Dane Alford, born June 26, 2015 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.
    Grandparents are Edd and Judy Alford of Loretto, Lavenia Mattingly of Loretto and Linda Ford of Calvary.
    Joshua was welcome home on July 4 by family and friends.

  • Marion County moving closer to having E911

    It’s been decades since local officials started talking about enhanced 911, but Marion County may be within months of having the service, based on last week’s meeting of the 911 Advisory Committee.