• Marion County Board of Education meeting is Tuesday, May 14

    The Marion County Board of Education will be having its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, at the administration building located at 755 E. Main St., Lebanon,
    The agenda includes:
    • Special recognitions: STLP and 2A Pole Vault Mason Dixon Champion
    • Lebanon Middle School – National Schools To Watch Designation
    • Parent representatives Neil Lanham and Michelle Lancaster – high school boys basketball
    • Parent representatives Susan Murphy and Kristie Raikes – motivational speaker request

  • Tech center recognizes students of the month


  • Local students earn their degrees

    Campbellsville University graduated 170 master’s students and 262 undergraduate students on May 3 and 4, respectively, along with 215 December graduates, for the largest-ever record 647 students receiving their diplomas in the 2012-2013 academic year.
    The following local students graduated from Campbellsville University:
    • Lee Anna Raikes VanDyke of Bradfordsville received a bachelor of science in math and middle grades education/5-9.

  • Hundley library is dedicated
  • 5-8-13 School Menus

    Monday, May 13: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, apple, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, May 14: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, May 15: Whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or assorted cereal and toast, strawberries, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, May 16: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, applesauce, variety of juice, milk.

  • Glasscock Elementary Annual Derby Race
  • Hagan and Sandusky are scholarship recipients


  • Superintendent unexpectedly announces retirement

    Almost two years to the day after Dr. Chuck Hamilton was hired to become the Marion County Superintendent, he unexpectedly announced his retirement Thursday evening, May 2.
    Hamilton’s announcement came during a special-called meeting at the Marion County Board of Education office. At 5 p.m., the board went into executive session to discuss personnel under KRS 61.810(1)(f).
    The closed session lasted only two minutes and the board reconvened into open session and unanimously accepted Hamilton’s retirement, effective June 30.

  • Superintendent search has begun

    The Marion County Board of Education took its first few steps toward searching for a new superintendent during a special-called meeting Tuesday night, May 7.
    Dr. Chuck Hamilton unexpectedly announced his retirement Thursday evening, May 2.
    Board Attorney Joe Mattingly informed the board that it had until May 31 to establish a screening committee. He also told board members that they must decide whether they want to hire a special search consultant, such as the Kentucky School Boards Association, or complete the search process in-house.

  • School board holding special-called meeting tonight

    The Marion County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting at 5:30 tonight, May 7, at the board office, 755 E. Main Street in Lebanon.

    The agenda includes the following:

    - Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    - Student learning and consent items

    - Minutes of the May 2 meeting

    - Superintendent search process

    - Executive session (if needed)