Today's News

  • 8-14-19 Senior Citizens Menus

    Monday, Aug. 19: oven-fried chicken, buttered potatoes, buttered broccoli, wheat roll, and pears.
    Tuesday, Aug. 20: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, seasoned cabbage, peach crisp, and wheat roll.
    Wednesday, Aug. 21: stuffed green pepper casserole, mashed potatoes, corn, cantaloupe, and whole wheat roll.
    Thursday, Aug. 22: barbecue chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, whole wheat bun, and baked apples and raisins.
    Friday, Aug. 23: salmon patty, Navy beans, cole slaw, ambrosia fruit salad, and cornbread.
    All meals are served with skim milk.

  • 8-14-19 Reunion

    The Hollon reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Gravel Switch Community Center located at 640 Gravel Switch Road.

  • 8-14-19 Church Briefs

    Thursday night live services
    Tucker Hill Baptist Church Thursday night live services will be held at the Lebanon Farmer’s Market on East M.L. King in Lebanon at 6 p.m. on Aug. 15, Sept. 12 and Oct. 10.

    Worship service at park pavilion
    United Presbyterian Church will be having Sunday worship services at the VFW Pavilion at the park at 11 a.m., this Sunday, Aug. 18. All are welcome. A potluck meal will follow.

    Missionary Day Program and Cornerstone Ceremony

  • VAUGHT’S VIEWS: Kentucky commit Cam’Ron Fletcher already knows about being in the spotlight

    By Larry Vaught

    Recent University of Kentucky commit Cam’Ron Fletcher knows a little bit already about playing in the spotlight.
    He averaged 16.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game last season when Vashon High School in St. Louis won the Missouri 3A state championship. He averaged 11.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game this summer in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League.

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  • 8-14-19 Police Log

    Aug. 7
    At 3:32 p.m., Marion County Deputy Sheriff Ben Lancaster attempted to stop the driver of a four wheeler that was traveling northbound on North St. Francis Road. That person refused to stop and continued traveling north towards the Holy Cross community onto Fawn Hill Road where it then went off the roadway and into a cornfield. Shortly after, the driver abandoned the four wheeler and fled on foot. Deputies searched the area and were unable to locate the driver. The four wheeler was removed from the area and is being held by the sheriff’s office.

  • MCHS Alumni Football Game a real hit
  • Former MCHS football player remembered

    Marion County High School Head Football Coach Rob Reader presents a bouquet of flowers to the family of Dion Thompson prior to the MCHS Alumni Football Game on Saturday. Thompson, a well-known figure in the Marion County sports community who played in last year’s alumni game, was found shot to death on July 10. Thompson was also set to play in this year’s alumni game. Right: Fayetta Thompson shows her emotions after being presented with a bouquet of flowers in honor of her son, Dion Thompson, prior to the alumni game.

  • GOLF: Ava Spalding shoots tournament-best in season opener

    The Marion County boys and girls golf teams both opened their 2019 seasons on Saturday. The boys competed at the Hawks Classic at My Old Kentucky Home, and the girls competed at the Paul Laurence Dunbar Invitational in Lexington.

    For the boys, Harry VanWhy IV led the Knights with a 98. Eli Nelson shot a 99. Brady Hutchins shot a 108, Allen May shot a 112 and Lucas Ross shot a 113.

  • MCHS Boys Soccer Team lose final scrimmage

    The Marion County Knights lost their final scrimmage to Rowan County, 4-3, on Saturday at Madison Southern.

    Tanner Roeder scored the first goal in the game to give Marion County a 1-0 lead, but Rowan County scored two goals to take a 2-1 lead at halftime.

    “We played very flat in the first 10-15 minutes of the second half,” Knights Head Coach Greg Conley said. “Gave up two very quick goals, but then, after that, we continued to battle back and scored two more goals in the second half.”