Marion County, KY


Obituary: Hubert Maddox, 90, Bardstown

Hubert Maddox, 90, of Bardstown, died Friday, June 11, 2021, at Landmark of Bardstown. He was born Jan. 22, 1931, in Louisville. He worked as a truck driver for Geoghegan Trucking Company. He also worked for Grigsby’s Store and Smith Brothers. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He...
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Lebanon distillery earns Inter-County Energy Cooperative, inaugural Site Selectors Guild Projects with a Purpose Award

Ky. — The Site Selectors Guild, the professional association of the world’s leading corporate location advisors, named Inter-County Energy Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives the inaugural winners of the Guild’s 2021 Projects with a Purpose award for building a carbon-neutral Diageo distillery in Marion County. The award, presented for...
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Violet Denise Bagby

Violet Denise Bagby, 59, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Curtis Cox and Helen (Sallee) Cox was born November 17th, 1961, in Marion County and departed this life peacefully on Saturday, June 12th, 2021, at her home in Campbellsville, Kentucky. She professed her faith in Christ and was of...
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City workers rescued from sewage lift in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Ky. — Two city workers in Lebanon, Kentucky were hospitalized this week after getting trapped in a sewage lift station. Lebanon firefighters kicked into high gear on Thursday to rescue the two men after getting calls of people trapped in the hole. When they arrived at the scene,...

Two Rescued From Sewage Lift Station

Two employees of the Lebanon Public Works Department are being treated at hosptials following their rescue by firefighters from an underground sewage lift station. Around 12:10 p.m. Thursday, emergency crews were called to a sewage lift station on Cemetery Road after the men were found unconscious at the bottom, approximately 15 feet down.
Marion County, KYLebanon Enterprise

MCHS seniors choosing to serve

The opportunity to join the military has lost much of its appeal in the last two decades, but three Marion County High School seniors have chosen that path for their future. If you subscribe to the newspaper, you already receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the website. Click here to register your account.
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The Lebanon Enterprise has traditionally featured the top students in the senior class. This year, Marion County High School wanted to recognize the top 22 students in the senior class. Log In. Already a subscriber? Register/Activate account. If you subscribe to the newspaper, you already receive FREE access to all...
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Estleen Wright

Estleen Wright of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Jimmy Turner Skaggs and Rosettie Warren Skaggs, was born May 6, 1934 in Marion County, Kentucky. She passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Campbellsville. She was 87 years old. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Green River...
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Tragedy strikes Battle of the Bands

The Battle of the Bands was held at the Marion County Fairgrounds on Saturday evening. Results are as follows:. • First place ($2,500): Second Hand Mojo from Michigan. • Second place ($1,500): No Deceit from Marion County. • Third place ($1,000): Dull Robinson from Ohio. Taylor Road took home the...
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Students named to honor’s list

The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the honors lists for the spring 2021 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 (*).
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Judge wants better cybersecurity for county

Recent media reports of cyberattacks have Marion County Judge/Executive David Daugherty alarmed, and he aired his concerns during the Marion County Fiscal Court’s meeting on Thursday. “We’re to a point, with the size of the county, where we’ve got to do something to stay secure,” Daugherty said. During the discussion,...
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Kentucky Board of Education approves MCPS facilities plan

Finally, the wait is over. The Draft Facilities Plan that was approved by the Marion County Board of Education in September of last year was approved by the Kentucky Board of Education on June 2. “It is time to get the shovels out to start a project,” Superintendent Taylora Schlosser...
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Local fire departments collect more than $63,000 for Crusade

Marion County’s five fire departments raised a grand total of $63,479.72 for the WHAS Crusade for Children this year. The Lebanon Fire Department collected $41,046.43, the Raywick Fire Department collected $8,424.49, the Loretto Fire Department collected $6,815.53, the Bradfordsville Fire Department collected $3,879.23, and the Gravel Switch Fire Department collected $3,314.04.
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5TH REGION SOFTBALL: Lady Panther season ends in region semifinals

The raindrops that fell from the sky could not camouflage the teardrops on the faces of several Elizabethtown softball players Sunday afternoon at John Hardin High School. The Lady Panthers had their season end with a 7-4 setback to Marion County in the semifinals of the 5th Region Tournament. “Obviously,...
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COLUMN: Special memories

It’s been quite the week for the Marion County Lady Knights softball team. Last Tuesday, June 1, the Lady Knights defeated rival Taylor County to win the district championship in a game that came down to the wire. Then, on Sunday, with a 7-4 victory over the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers...
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Savvy seniors

During their freshman year, Brice Pirkle and Lathan Hamilton first crossed paths and built a friendship based on a common dream: owning their own business. Four years later, Pirkle and Hamilton, both recent graduates of Marion County High School, have finally started their own business, a clothing line called BNDR.
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Stellar senior

Samuel Thompson is arguably one of the most decorated graduates in Marion County High School’s history. In addition to being the valedictorian of his class and earning a perfect score on his ACT as a sophomore, Thompson learned in early May he is also a National Merit Scholarship recipient—one of only 8,000 students across the nation to receive the honor.
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Looking back: Reflecting back on June of 2004

It hasn’t been long since the year 2004 passed us by. In June of that year, Maker’s Mark cleaned up from a bad storm, the first ever 400-mile yard sale along US 68 was held, and the tobacco buyout began to become a reality for local farmers. June 2. Mother...