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Education

  • Local EKU students earn dean’s award

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 741 dean’s award recipients for the fall 2016 semester.
    Award recipients include: Michael Jared Wheatley of Lebanon, Martha Cristina Valencia Rueda of Bradfordsville, Barbara Michelle Thompson of St. Francis, Morgan Ellen Mattingly of Loretto, and Stephanie Ann Farmer of Lebanon.
    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • EKU dean’s list for fall 2016 announced

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,723 students earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2016 semester.

  • Students named to EKU president’s list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,661 students earned president’s list honors for the fall 2016 semester.
    The list includes: Johannah Claire Leake, Bailey Anna Spalding, Stephanie Ann Farmer, Abby Catherine Hamilton, Ann Courtney Thompson, Samantha Joe Daugherty, and Valerie Marie Mattingly, all of Lebanon, Barbara Michelle Thompson of St. Francis, Morgan Ellen Mattingly of Loretto, Allison Paige Buckman of Raywick, and Katelyn Michelle Riley of St. Mary.

  • Changes could be on horizon for MCPS

    Marion County Public Schools could be undergoing some significant changes in the near future, and the first steps in exploring the school district’s options were taken last week. The Local Facilities Plan Committee had the first of several scheduled meetings to discuss not only the school district’s facilities, but also the way the district is organized.

  • School board briefs

    The Marion County Board of Education has created a new committee to focus specifically on how to attract, recruit and retain staff.
    Board Members Brad Cox and Peggy Downs will be representing the school board on the committee, and they are currently soliciting volunteers. The committee will consist of central office staff, principals, teachers, classified staff and community members.

  • Daugherty helps Cub Scout Pack 90 finish one of their requirements
  • 2-15-17 School Menus

    Monday, Feb. 20: no school.

    Breakfast
    Elementary schools

    Tuesday, Feb. 21: assorted poptart and toast or cereal and toast, pineapple, grapes, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 22: chicken and biscuit and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pears, jelly, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 23: maple mini pancakes and cinnamon toast or cereal and cinnamon toast, mixed fruit, apple, jelly, juice, and milk.

  • Students named to WKU's fall 2016 honors lists

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the dean’s and president’s lists for the fall 2016 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 (*).

  • CU president’s list announced for fall 2016

    The academic honors’ president’s list for the fall 2016 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s vice president for academic affairs.
    Following are the students from Lebanon: Amelia Rachelle Bradshaw, freshman; Tiffany Amber Ford, junior; Emily Mae Ford, junior; Amanda Lauren Hamilton, junior; Sara Jean Hughes, sophomore; and Kaleb Kewayne Lee Ibarra, sophomore; from Bradfordsville: Allie Clarice Evans, junior and Kellie Hogan Evans, junior; and from Raywick, Sharon Ann Bach, freshman.

  • 2-15-17 Marion County High School Student Ambassador