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Today's News

  • Softball coach resigns

    In seven years, the Marion County Lady Knights have had three coaches. Next year, they’ll have a fourth.

    On May 28, Lady Knights Softball Coach Todd Spalding resigned from his leadership role. In an email to The Lebanon Enterprise and school officials, Spalding said his continuation as coach would not be beneficial to the team. 

  • Bark Bash is June 28 in Bardstown

    Bardstown is going to the dogs June 28, at the first annual “Bark Bash” fundraising event to benefit Barktown Rescue and Bourbon City Bark Park.
    Wickland, 550 Bloomfield Road in Bardstown, is the place to be Saturday, June 28, from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, rain or shine!
    The event will feature a silent auction, various raffle games, catering by Lady Fingers and music by Bardstown’s own, Big Black Cadillac. Each ticket includes entry to the event, food, and two drink tickets. A cash bar will be available.

  • Track team ends season at state

    The Marion County High School Track Team completed its season at the KHSAA state track meet last week. Now that the season has come to an end, one can reflect on the team’s performance. 

    The team’s coach, Daniel Johnson, said MCHS had has done better than it has in recent years. 

  • Fire and Vine event is June 14

    Grape2Go LLC and WhiteMoon Winery of Lebanon will be hosting its first "Fire and Vine" event to benefit the Kentucky Arts and Theatre. The event is planned for Saturday, June 14, from 7-9 p.m. on the grounds of WhiteMoon Winery located at 25 Arthur Mattingly Road in Lebanon.

  • Tennis season includes many good moments

    After a raging rise to the top, the Marion County tennis team ended their season standing tall. The boys finished 18-5 and the girls ended their run 15-7. 

    Tennis Coach Landon Williams said the team’s depth really helped them along the way this year.

  • Old Mill Days reminders

    Entry forms for the Old Mill Day beauty pageant must be turned in by 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11.
    Forms are available at The Country Store, Patches and Superior Food Mart in Bradfordsville.
    Entry forms should be turned in at any of the businesses listed above or to Karen Vaughn at 320 Joe Payne Road, Lebanon, Ky, 40033. No phoned in entries will be accepted.
    The entry fee is $3 per participant and will be collected on the day of the pageant.

  • Lady Knights receive softball awards

     On May 28, the Marion County Lady Knights held their end of the year awards ceremony. 

    Leading the team with the MVP award was their only senior, Colleen Rakes. She also received most runs scored. 

    Kylie Benningfield, a sophomore, received three awards during the event: Highest batting average, most extra base hits, and highest productive bat percentage. 

    Below is a list of all the girls who received awards. 

  • Every school to have a full-time nurse

    Every school in the Marion County Public School System will have its very own nurse next school year.
    The Marion County Board of Education and the Lincoln Trail District Health Department negotiated nursing services earlier in the year. Lincoln Trail will be providing seven nurses (one at each school) for $140,000, but they will no longer be providing CPR training to staff, immunizations, dental screenings or classroom instruction.
    The following is a list of nurses for each school:
    • West Marion Elementary: Stefanie Spalding

  • Kids Fishing Day went well, seriously, it did

     First off, I’d like to apologize for “making up”, OK, outright lying, so much in my article last week!

    As I said then, “When nothing much has been happening, there’s nothing much to write about.” Given this, the only alternative is to not turn anything in, or make something up to turn in. And if I don’t turn anything in, I don’t get paid! With the way the economy is running, I don’t want to give up that check.

  • Be safe with yard sale traffic this week

    The 400 Mile Sale will take place June 5-8, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet urges drivers to be aware of the added traffic that will be on the roads.
    The year is the 10th anniversary of the 400 Mile Sale, which spans US 68 from Paducah to Maysville and includes Marion County.
    For more information about locations included on the route, visit 400mile.com or call the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission at 270-692-0021.