• Tutu much fun!

    The first Back Tutu School 2.2-mile Family Fun Run/Walk attracted 275 participants. 

    Along the way, runners and walkers from six weeks to 81 years old shared smiles and laughs. 

    Even a few dogs got in on the act.

    The event raised $2,300 for the Marion County Girls on the Run program. The purpose of the program is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident.

    Girls on the Run will be in place at the four Marion County public elementary schools this fall.

  • MCHS principal resigns to move to central office position

    School starts in less than two weeks in Marion County, and the district is searching for two principals.
    A.C. Glasscock Elementary School is currently searching for a principal after Lee Ann Divine resigned this month to become the principal at Mercer County Elementary School. And, Thursday night, July 25, Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall sent an email to his staff at 8:37 p.m., announcing his resignation. In the email, he said he will be moving to a position at central office.

  • Ambassadors get ready for freshmen arrival


  • Students receive 2013 AP Scholar Awards

    Forty-three students at Marion County High School have earned AP Scholars Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level 2013 Advanced Placement Exams.

  • 4-H Speech Contest
  • Shofner receives scholarship from Lebanon Kiwanis Club

    Charles Mitchell Shofner was awarded a $500 scholarship presented by the Lebanon Kiwanis Club.

  • GES principal resigns

    Glasscock Elementary School Principal Lee Ann Divine announced her resignation July 9. She’s been the principal at GES for 12 years.
    “GES parents... I have resigned my job in Marion County to take a job in another district,” Divine wrote on the GES Facebook page. “Thank you for sharing your children with me. I have wonderful memories from these past 12 years. Best wishes.”

  • Gov. Beshear awards $1.2 million to prepare youngest students

    Governor Steve Beshear announced recently nearly $1.2 million in funding for 58 Community Early Childhood Councils (CECCs) in 91 Kentucky counties to promote school readiness for children. The announcement is part of the Governor’s continuing commitment to improve education and health services for Kentucky’s youngest citizens.
    Marion and Washington counties received a total of $17,700.

  • Local students earn degrees

    The following Western Kentucky University students earned degrees at the May 2013 commencement ceremonies: Abby K. Browning of Lebanon, bachelor of science; Kayla S. Ferrell of Lebanon, associate of science; Kyra J. Sheckles of Lebanon, bachelor of science; Jana Ballard of Loretto, bachelor of science; James R. Brown of Loretto, bachelor of science; and Briana A. Butcher of Raywick, bachelor of arts.

  • Dean’s list announced

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2013 semester.
    The list includes: