On June 6 at 10:12 p.m. the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a missing person on property located at 1540 Riley Road in Gravel Switch. Deputy Sheriff Ben Lancaster arrived a short time later and found the body of Ben S. Barlow (63) of Gravel Switch laying in a field. The initial investigation found that Barlow had been bush hogging the property when the seat of his tractor broke loose causing him to fall from the tractor and under the bush hog. Deputy Coroner Tom Colvin was called to the scene and pronounced Barlow deceased.
June 2nd Bourbon Bike Ride Noon-5:30 pm
Blues, Brews & Barbeque Festival 5 – 9 pm Free Concerts: 5—5:40 pm THE KELLY FIDDLERS 5:45 Meet the DYW Candidates!! 6—9 pm SOUL REVIEW all in downtown Springfield (Behind Judicial Center)
A member of Marion County Rescue reported Wednesday afternoon (May 9, 2018) at @ 5:37 p.m. that the body of missing kayaker Anthony Brown was recovered from the river near the Old Mill Dam.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Department was notified who, in turn, contacted the Coroner’s Office. Police records indicate the Rescue Squad cleared the scene shortly after 7:30, with the Sheriff’s Dept. still on the scene at that time.
Brown had been missing since Sunday evening after falling out of his kayak when it went over the dam.
Members of the Marion County Rescue and Taylor County Rescue Departments were among those who were involved in the search.
Shawn Leckrone of Lebanon- Theft by Unlawful Taking, Criminal Mischief
Michael Key of Springfield- Failure to Illuminate Head Lamps, DUI, Operating on a Suspended License
Carl Howard of Milan, Tennessee- Marion Co Indictment Warrant
Travis Cundiff of Bardstown- Washington Co Indictment Warrant
Christopher Clark of Willisburg- Washington Co Indictment Warrant
Catherine Simpson of Lebanon- Marion County Warrants for Failure to Appear
Frank Lewis Sr of Lebanon- Russell County Warrants for Failure to Appear
Danielle Bush of Springfield- Washington Co Warrant
Brittany Carter of Lebanon- Marion County Warrant
Charles Sallee of Lebanon- Marion County Warrant for Theft by Deception
Gary Mullins of Lebanon- Warrant for Failure to Appear
Ethan Allen of Boston- Possession of a Controlled Substance-Heroin, Fleeing or Evading Police, Assault of a Police Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Francis Farmer of Willisburg- Public Intoxication, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Meth, Possession of a Controlled Substance-3rd.
Emmitt Cowherd of Lebanon- Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Christopher Mattingly of Lebanon- Rear License Plate not Illuminated, Operating on a Suspended License, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Meth
James Cotts of Lebanon- Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Meth, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
David Shuck of Lebanon- Two Warrants for Failure to Appear
Joshua Hester of Campbellsville- Possession of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Sara Teel of Campbellsville- Marion County Warrant for Failure to Appear
Matthew Paul Ramsey of Columbia- Three Russell County Warrants for FTA. Adair County Warrant for Failure to Comply
James Jeffries of Lebanon- Marion County Warrants for FTA
17 year old juvenile arrested on 420 W Main St for Assault-4th and Disorderly Conduct