Today's News

  • Students participate in West Marion Elementary School’s Got Talent
  • Pendygraft named to dean’s list

    Elizabeth Pendygraft of Gravel Switch has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Berea College. A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

  • Students named to honor’s lists

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2018 semester.
    Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the dean’s list. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the president’s list. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*).
    From Lebanon: Sarah N. Hamilton*, Laura J. Harrington*, John D. May*, Sarah E. Harrington*, Aaron J. Brady*, Abby R. Blandford*, and Sarah D. Spalding.

  • Marion County FFA Annaul Banquet
  • Shining bright at MCKA


    Marion County Knight Academy held its “Shine Bright” K-PREP Talent Show Tuesday, May 15. In addition to a variety of student performances, during the event students were recognized for scoring proficient or distinguished on last year’s K-PREP assessment. This year’s K-PREP testing began March 16.

  • Former St. A basketball star passes away

    George Leonard “Bubba” Abell, a former basketball star at St. Augustine High School in the 1960s, passed away Monday, May 28, at age 67 at his home in Louisville from a heart attack.
    Abell played basketball at St. Augustine High School from middle school to his graduation from St. Augustine in 1969. During his time at St. Augustine, Abell was considered a dominant player and is considered one of the best basketball players to ever come out of Marion County.

  • Just doing good

    Usually, when athletes make news off the field, it’s for all the wrong reasons. They get tied up in crime, drugs or have run-ins with the law. They potentially ruin their careers and their lives with poor choices and destructive habits.
    However, a recent story involving Arizona Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham and a woman named Delilah Cassidy had a much different ending. The story did start off with a bad situation, but it ended so wonderfully.

  • Linescores


    May 24
    Rays 6
    Mets 4
    Dodgers 7
    Red Sox 4

    May 25
    Rays 5
    Red Sox 4
    Dodgers 1
    Mets 8

    May 29
    Rays 3
    Dodgers 5

    June 1
    Mets 2
    Red Sox 4
    Mets 5
    Rays 2

    * As of June 1
    Urgent Care Dodgers              5-2

  • PRO BASKETBALL: Epps receives positive news on injured knee

    Nearly a month after being released from the Chicago Sky, Makayla Epps received some positive news on her injured knee.
    Two examinations by doctors in Kentucky last month have revealed no tears in Epps’ knee, which her family initially feared was the case when a doctor for the Chicago Sky first spotted an issue in her knee.
    Epps declined to comment on her current status.
    Instead, Epps has chronic tendonitis and inflammation in the cartilage, which shouldn’t keep her down for too long, according to Epps’ mother, Angela Mattingly.

  • Salgado signs with Campbellsville University in track and field

    Stephan Salgado signed to join Campbellsville University’s track and field team on May 30. Pictured, front row from left, are Salgado’s cousin Kevin VanCleave, Salgado and Salgado’s mother Vashawna Andrade; back row from left, are Campbellsville Coach Mark Miller, Marion County Athletic Director Michael Holt, Marion County track and field head coaches Daniel Johnson and Dallas Robinson and Marion County High School Principal Thad Elmore.