Today's News

  • Marion County Fair underway

    The 2019 Marion County Fair is already underway, having hosted the Marion 4-H Dairy Show, Open Dairy Show and the Bluegrass Pleasure and Walking Horse Show this past Saturday. But, the fun is just beginning. There are still plenty of events in the upcoming weeks ahead, including:

    Saturday, June 29

    Fairfest starting at 3 p.m. 

    Performances from Sticktight Akins, South 49, No Deceit, Freebird (Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band), and headliner Donnie Baker. 

  • It’s more than just a fitness blog

    By Marlena Stokes

    Summer Intern


    Poet, photographer, artist, fitness instructor, and now, blogger — Lebanon’s Carly Clark does it all. 

    Recent graduate of Marion County High School, Clark will be attending Campbellsville University in the fall. 

    “I’m going to major in fitness and wellness,” said Clark. 

  • "Enchanted to meet you"

    By Marlena Stokes 

    Summer Intern


    For many girls growing up in the 2000’s, country/pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift was a favorite. This was no exception for Lebanon’s Amanda Atwood and her Facebook friend, Alyssa Lawson. 

    Taylor Swift is an idol of theirs. Atwood has seen her in concert six times, the first being in 2008.

  • After the storm

     Brady Miles, 14, was just like any other healthy teenage boy, enjoying his friends, his family, video games, riding dirt bikes and feeling the wind on his face. Earlier this fall, however, Brady started to realize something was wrong.


  • Local students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

    Five recent high school graduates from Marion County are recipients of scholarships from Marion County Farm Bureau. In partnership with the County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded more than $460,000 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.
    Elise Carpenter was awarded a $500 Marion County Farm Bureau Scholarship. Carpenter plans to attend Wilmington College to study agribusiness. Carpenter is the daughter of Mary Beth Cornish of Lebanon.

  • Rakes attends conference


  • 10 students attend ASSET Conference

    WKU’s Department of Agriculture and Food Science hosted 10 students June 16-20 for the ASSET (Agriculture Students Striving for Effective Tomorrows) Conference.
    The five-day conference is designed for students who have completed their junior year of high school and are interested in attending college and studying agriculture. The conference focuses on activities that consist of leadership, communication and social development and making the most of a college experience, and creates awareness of the opportunities within the agriculture industry.

  • Jones attends Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders


  • Daniel Mattingly awarded honorary State FFA Degree


  • Local teachers receive Excellence in Teaching awards