• School board removes residency requirement for superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education tackled a variety of issues during its June 11 meeting, including changing a requirement in Superintendent Taylora Schlosser's contract.

    The board voted 3-2 in favor of removing a residency requirement from Schlosser's contract. Chairman Mike Cecil and board members Butch Cecil and Rev. DeLane Pinkston supported amending the contract. Board members Jerry Evans and Kaelin Reed opposed the change.

  • Student, staff drug testing and superintendent's residency requirement on school board agenda

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the board office.

    The agenda includes discussions of student and staff drug testing and a proposal to amend the superintendent's contract to remove the residency requirement.

    The agenda includes the following items:

    I. Call to order

    II. Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    III. Amend agenda 

    IV. Communications

    - Superintendent report 

  • Local students earn degrees

    Campbellsville University graduated 143 master’s students Friday, May 8 in Ransdell Chapel, with 274 graduates May 9, for a total of 417 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements. In CU’s December commencement, 212 received their diplomas for a total of 629 students in this year’s graduating class of 2014-2015.
    Local graduates include:
    • Allye Elisabeth Hamilton of Lebanon received an associate degree in nursing.

  • School of Education holds pinning and hooding ceremony May 8


  • Students earn degrees from St. Catharine College

    Nearly 20 Marion County students receive degrees from St. Catharine College
    On Saturday, May 19, St. Catharine College announced that Sarah Blair, Joan Gardner, Martha Raley, Sheryl Spurlock, Tyson Thompson, David Bell, Anna Burdette, Cassie Clark, Randi Fields, Jordan Hayes, Kelly Hays, Andrea King, Heather Knopp, Allison Mattingly, Ann Mattingly and Courtney Mattingly graduated during its annual commencement ceremony.
    St. Catharine College conferred 165 total degrees during the commencement ceremony in Lourdes Hall gymnasium.

  • Calvary Elementary honor rolls

    The following students achieved the honor roll at Calvary Elementary School for the fourth nine weeks of the 2014-15 school year:
    First honor roll

  • Ford and Miles earn scholarships from NAACP
  • Ambassadors visit Spirit Masters

    Anne Kaitlyn Gribbins is looking forward to putting to use many of the things she learned at Western Kentucky University last week.
    Gribbins, who will be a senior at Marion County High School in the fall, is one of eight student ambassadors who visited WKU to spend a day with members of the Spirit Masters, Western’s student ambassador organization.
    “It was basically a training for the ambassadors, but it was a training in leadership as well,” Gribbins said.

  • GES principal selection committee meets today

    The Glasscock Elementary School principal selection committee has scheduled a special-called meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, in the conference room.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Call to rder

    • Minutes

    • Review training

    • Formulate interview questions

  • Glasscock Elementary site-based council seeks input in principal search

    The Glasscock Elementary Site-Based Decision Making Council completed training to conduct a search for the school's next principal. 

    On June 9, the council will be reviewing applications, setting up interviews for principal candidates and developing interview questions, and the council would like help from the community, according to Todd Farmer, the chairman of the principal search committee. Farmer also serves as the federal programs director for Marion County Public Schools.