• 4-16-14 Honor Rolls

    The following Calvary Elementary School students achieved the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year.
    First honor roll

  • Marion County FFA members compete at regional competition
  • 4-16-14 MCHS Students of the Week
  • 4-16-14 School Menus

    Monday, April 21: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, April 22: Assorted Poptart and two toasts or assorted cereal and two toasts, variety of juice, grape cluster, milk.
    Wednesday, April 23: Egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, April 24: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.

  • Local students make dean’s list

    The following students from Marion County made the Dean’s List at Bluegrass Community and Technical College for the 2013 Fall Semester: Joseph Ballard, Jessica Black, Katie Bradshaw, Connor Brockman, Katie Edelen, Adam Gardner, Patrick Knopp, Justin Lark, Andrew Lee, Tiffany Mattingly, Alexis Maupin, Joshua Newcomb, Mitchell Taylor, Jared Vaughn and Austin Wade.

  • Drama club to perform ‘Game Show’ at Centre Square

    The St. Catharine College Drama Club will perform their annual spring play on April 25, April 26 and April 27 at Centre Square in Lebanon. This year’s production is “Game Show.” The play is a comedy about game show contestants.

  • What will you learn today?

    Amy Morgeson
    Director, Marion County Public Library

  • NAACP scholarship applications at MCHS

    Applications for scholarships offered by the Marion County chapter of the NAACP are now available in the guidance counselor’s office at Marion County High School. The local NAACP chapter is giving out two $500 scholarships, one from the NAACP and one from the family of Verda Calhoun.  
    To apply, fill out an application and mail it to the address on the application form by Friday, May 2. Applicants are encouraged to start early because the application takes time and thought to complete.

  • Audit reveals money mess at MCHS

    An audit report released Thursday by the Marion County Board of Education shows sloppy accounting practices at Marion County High School.
    “In my opinion, this is the worst bookkeeping I’ve seen anywhere,” Board Chairman Michael Mullins said. “I can’t believe we are keeping books like this in the school system.”
    There was no indication that any money was missing, Mullins said. But, the bookkeeping at MCHS, in particular, was a mess and it’s the board’s responsibility to make sure taxpayers funds are spent correctly, he said.

  • Audit: School Board Chairman Michael Mullins’ statement on audit of school activities fund accounts

    On Aug. 13, 2013, this Board unanimously approved retention of an independent auditor to conduct an in-depth analysis of the activity funds of the Marion County School system for the years 2011 through the 2013 school year. In that regard, the firm of White and Company. P.S.C., Certified Public Accountants, was retained to conduct that review and analysis.