Today's News

  • Celebrating Black History

     Road Committee meeting

    Members of the Marion County Fiscal Court’s Road Committee met on Feb. 21, prior to the regular fiscal court meeting. The committee members are Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty, Magistrate Jackie Fogle, Magistrate Craig Bishop, Magistrate Joe Pat Kirkland and Road Supervisor Jimmy Rakes.

    Judge Daugherty started the meeting with a discussion about visibility on the Highway 49 end of Arthur Mattingly Road.  

  • Trial for Magistrate Elder scheduled for April 16

    A jury trial for Magistrate John Arthur Elder III, who is accused of basically stealing from the county, is set to begin April 16.

    Elder, 53, of 311 North Spalding Avenue in Lebanon was indicted for theft by failure to make required disposition of property, a Class D felony. He has pled not guilty. 

    Elder’s attorney, Jim Avritt Jr., appeared on Elder’s behalf in Marion Circuit Court during a pretrial conference on Thursday, Feb. 21. 



    The Chamber’s first monthly luncheon of 2019 is March 28 at the Marion County Extension Office on Fairgrounds Road. The luncheon begins at 11:45 a.m. with lunch served promptly at noon. The March sponsor is WOKH 102.7 FM/WBRT AM-FM. The featured speaker will be Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty, who will give his State of the County Address. Please RSVP by 4 p.m., Monday March 25. 


  • 3-20-19 Church Briefs

    Power of the Cross
    Power of the Cross, a free outdoor crucifixion drama, will be presented by Stewart’s Creek Baptist Church, 145 Stewarts Creek Road, Lebanon, on Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, at 8:30 p.m. Performances last 30 minutes. Seating is provided or you can view from your vehicle and receive audio through your radio. Inclement weather will postpone until the following weekend.

  • Your guide to Holy Week events

    Holy Week marks the most solemn and revered period on the Christian calendar. Holy Week helps to mark the Paschal Mystery, which includes the Passion, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ.
    Many events unfolded in a short period of time during the final days of Christ’s physical existence on earth. These events are marked during Holy Week. To understand them further, here’s a day-by-day guide.

    Palm Sunday

  • Hooray for Spring and delicious veggie recipes


  • St. Patrick’s Day is a good reminder it’s potato planting time


  • Farm Credit Mid-America to distribute $146 million in Patronage program

    Farm Credit Mid-America, which has a local office in Campbellsville is returning $146 million to eligible customers as part of its Patronage program, and under this year’s plan, customers in Kentucky will share in more than $20 million of that payout.

  • Lebanon attorney nominated for Ky. Court of Appeals judgeship

    The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., recently announced nominees to fill the judicial vacancy on the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The vacancy is in the court’s 3rd District, Division 1, which is made up of 27 counties.  
    The three nominees for the judgeship are attorneys Jonathan R. Spalding of Lebanon, Jacqueline M. Caldwell of Bardstown and Walter F. Maguire Sr. of Somerset.