• Berry speaks to the Freshman Read


  • 8-29-12 School Menus

    Monday, Sept. 3: No school.
    Tuesday, Sept. 4: French toast w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Sept. 5: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Sept. 6: Bacon, egg muffin sandwich and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Sept. 7: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

    Elementary schools

  • Bystrek wins teaching award

    By Brandon Mattingly
    Landmark News Service

  • 8-22-12 School Menus

    Monday, Aug. 27: Maple Burstiní mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 28: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toasts, variety of juice or banana, milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 29: Egg and cheese breakfast burrito and salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 30: Biscuit and sausage or variety of cereal and toast, variety of juice, milk.

  • Whitlock makes dean’s list

    Dave Whitlock of Lebanon has been named to the dean’s list for the winter/spring term at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Whitlock is the son of David and Lori Whitlock of Lebanon and is a graduate of Marion County High School.

  • Cocanaugher is awarded scholarship from Rotary Club
  • Area head starts to benefit from computer, printer donations

    Several central Kentucky Head Start locations will receive new computers and printers through the ConnectKentucky Computers 4 Kids program.
    The distribution will take place at 10 a.m., Aug. 22 at Lebanon Head Start located in the Central KY Community Action Building at 332 Hood Avenue, Lebanon.
    The distribution, made possible by a contribution from AT&T, covers several Central Kentucky Head Start locations:
    • Eight new desktop computers (two each for four Head Start facilities in Loretto, Lebanon, Bradfordsville and Vine Grove)

  • BackPack Program needs financial support

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) is gearing up for another school year for the BackPack Program. Approximately 5,000 children are projected to be served this year. The children on the program are first identified by school officials for being at-risk for being hungry on the weekends. Once identified and a permission slip is signed by a parent, each child will receive a bag of 10-15 kid-friendly food items each week throughout the entire school year.

  • Lower tax rate increase expected

    The Marion County Board of Education is likely to increase the real estate and personal property tax rate, but at a lower rate than in past years.

    The school board has scheduled a special called meeting for a tax rate hearing and approval for 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30.

  • Superintendent: 'Outstanding' start to school year

    Marion County Public Schools resumed classes on Aug. 8, and have started the year off on the right foot, according to Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton.

    "We've had an absolutely outstanding start to our school year..." Hamilton said during his superintendent's report at the Marion County Board of Education's regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 14. "Everybody involved has made this an outstanding experience for our students."