• 6-6-12 Honor Rolls

    The following Calvary Elementary School students achieved recognition for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year.
    First honor roll

  • Marion County chapter to present Verda Calhoun Scholarship to Whitlock

    The Marion County Chapter of the NAACP will present its first Verda M. Calhoun Scholarship Award to a deserving student next month. The award is being made in memory of the organization’s late president who succumbed to cancer in 2010. Calhoun was the chapter president for 22 years, a civil rights advocate and health care professional for many years.
    The first scholarship recipient is Morgan Whitlock of Marion County High School. In the fall, Whitlock will be attending Western Kentucky University, where she will be majoring in the business aspects of agriculture.

  • Local students graduate

    Local students graduated at the 189th commencement ceremony at Centre College held on May 20.
    William George of Lebanon received a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He is the son of Charles and Mary Rose George of Lebanon.
    Max Manning of Lebanon received bachelor of science degrees in economics and psychology. He is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Curtis Manning of Lebanon.
    Dave Whitlock of Lebanon received a bachelor of arts degree in history. He is the son of David and Lori Whitlock of Lebanon.

  • University pins School of Education students


  • President’s, dean’s lists announced

    St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the Spring 2012 semester. The President’s List includes all students who had a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The following students were recognized for their academic achievement: David Bell, Michael Carey and Caroline Thomas, all of Lebanon, Derek Cissell and Jill Mattingly, both of Loretto, and Adrienne Leigh of Bradfordsville.

  • Students participate in Earth Day recycling project
  • Derby winners from each class
  • Duffy is art contest winner
  • Preschool funding slashed

    The 2011-12 school year has officially come to a close, and Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton said the year went very well with minimal distractions. That is, until recently when Hamilton learned that local preschool funding would be slashed by 61 percent (approximately $258,000) for the 2012-13 school year.

    "We were given some indication that we would probably see a reduction, but we were in no way prepared for a 61 percent reduction," Hamilton told school board members at the board's May 22 meeting.

  • MCHS report cards are available for pick up

    Marion County High School Principal Stacey Hall announced that report cards are ready to be picked up.
    Report cards will not be mailed home, according to Hall. Instead, they will be printed out or sent via fax.
    Parents or students can call the high school (602-6066) or stop by the office to pick up a report card.