Today's News

  • Mills wins re-election

    Marion County voters showed support for Alison Lundergan Grimes in the race for the U.S. Senate, but statewide incumbent Mitch McConnell claimed victory. Grimes won Marion County, 3,267 to 2,498, but McConnell received 806,679 votes to Grimes' 584,622 votes accross Kentucky.

    In the First District Congressional race, incumbent Congressman Ed Whitfield won re-election with 173,020 votes to Charles Hatchett's 63,595 votes. Hatchett won Marion County again, 2,800 to 2,471.

  • Teen recovering after Sunday morning accident

     A Marion County teenager who was involved in an accident early Sunday morning is listed in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville as of Monday morning.

    Thomas L. Thomas, 17, of Lebanon was driving a 2006 Dodge pickup south on Hwy. 527 when he lost control and the vehicle overturned between Raywick and St. Francis, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. The accident occurred at 1:30 a.m. Nov. 2.

    A medical helicopter flew Thomas from the scene to University Hospital.

  • No garbage pick-up on Election Day

     Marion County will not have trash pick-up on Election Day, Nov. 4.

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, will be a double-up day, which means the normal Tuesday and Wednesday routes will be collected on Nov. 5. As a result, sanitation crews may be out earlier than usual, and residents are encouraged to put their trash out early.

    Also, some county offices may be closed that day, so residents are encouraged to call offices to see if they are open before going to those locations.

  • Leaf pick-up in Lebanon

    During the month of November, the City of Lebanon will pick up bagged leaves on Mondays and Fridays.

    Leaves should be placed in bags on the curb.

    If residents need leaves picked up another day, call city hall at 270-692-6272, and they will try their best to get to them, according to an announcement from the city.

  • Game Plan, Oct. 29

    Oct. 28


    Regional tournament at Central Hardin

    Oct. 29


    Regional semifinals at Central Hardin

    Oct. 30


    Regional championship at Central Hardin

    Oct. 31

  • Volleyball: Lady Knights take district

    Moving like a freight train, the Marion County Lady Knights hosted and took the 20th district tournament for the seventh year in a row on Oct 22. They took the championship and advanced to regional play by defeating the Taylor County Lady Cardinals 3-1 and the Adair County Lady Indians 3-0. It was the Lady Knights ninth district title in 15 years.

    “It feels pretty good,” Lady Knights Coach David Hibbard said after the win. “I’ll take that.” 

  • Bow your head and pray

    It’s time to bow your head and pray. 

    I’m no stranger to hearing prayers on the playing fields. Whether it’s turf under their feet or wood under their sneakers, when it comes to district or region play, more often than not, I’ll hear a prayer said by one or even both teams. 

  • Football: District play ends on a down note

    The Marion County Knights lost their second game in a row on Oct. 24 when they visited the Lexington Catholic Knights. Marion County was stomped by the competition 43-13 under a running clock. 

    Marion County’s Interim Coach Matthew “Moo Moo” Mattingly said Lexington Catholic has excellent players.

  • Soccer: Knights gain valuable experience in tough season

    After a long fall season, the Marion County Knights’ year came to an end when they fell 3-2 to the LaRue County Hawks in the first round of the 18th District tournament.

  • Marion County Elementary Schools’ field day results