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Today's News

  • Prepare your garden for April showers

     

  • Enjoy these soups to finish off the winter

     

  • What makes an orchid an orchid?

     

  • Managing livestock in cold temperatures

     

  • HE’S MADE HIS MARK

     During his 42-year teaching career, Danny Marks made his mark on Marion County.

    But, don’t expect him to ever tell you that.

    He’s far too humble to ever give himself credit.

    He’s “just an old P.E. teacher” after all.

    But, ask any of his former students, coworkers or athletes and they will be quick to tell you the impact he’s had on their lives. 

  • Thoughts on Danny Marks - Marion County Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Outstanding Educator

    Danny Marks was a physical education teacher and coach in Marion County for 42 years before retiring in 2013. He was recently awarded the "Outstanding Educator" award by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce. We asked his former students, players and coworkers to share their memories and comments about Mr. Marks. The following are many of the comments that were posted on our Facebook page:

    Greg P. Conley 

  • Ashes to ashes

     A business-minded father and son duo are working together to offer a unique service to Marion County: affordable, personable, and private cremation services.

    Charles and Chase Mills, of Lebanon and Campbellsville, have opened a crematorium on their property in Marion County.

  • This weeks' news briefs

    Nominations being accepted for vacant school board seat

    The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is seeking applications for appointment to the Marion County Board of Education. You can nominate yourself or someone you know who is qualified to serve on the Marion County Board of Education representing District 3. The District 3 seat is vacant after Amy Bland, who defeated Butch Cecil in the November 2018 General Election, decided not to accept the appointment.

    To serve on the board of education, you must be at least 24 years old, a 

  • 3 fires, 8 days, 0 injuries

     Marion County has seen three fires within the past week, two of which occurred at Brookhaven trailer park in Lebanon, and another at a residence between Lebanon and Campbellsville. 

    On Monday, Feb. 4, two storage sheds caught fire at 524 Nolleywood Road in Marion County at approximately 8 a.m. The homeowners, Jimmy and Debbie Nolley, said they had been using the sheds to store antiques. 

  • Celebrating black heritage, history

     The Marion County Arts and Humanities Council’s annual Black Heritage Celebration was held this past Saturday at Lebanon United Presbyterian Church. Juanita White gave a presentation about the life of Edith Goodall Wilson, a blues and jazz singer and actress. The First Baptist Church of Campbellsville’s choir performed, as well as liturgical dancers from Holy Rosary.  There were also performances by members of the Green family of Harrodsburg.