• Scholarship opportunity announced

    Inter-County Energy recognizes the importance of educating our young adults today for tomorrow’s leadership roles.
    For that reason, Inter-County Energy will award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior, from each of the cooperatives six director’s districts.  Those districts are Lincoln, Garrard, Mercer, Boyle, Casey and Marion counties.
    Students are encouraged to apply if their parent or legal guardian is a member of Inter-County Energy Cooperative with their primary residence being served by the cooperative.

  • Wilson attends Higdon’s swearing-in
  • School Menus

    Monday, March 14: French toast sticks with maple syrup and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 15: Granola breakfast cookie and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 16: Sausage breakfast pizza and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 17: Assorted yogurt cups and cinnamon toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.
    Friday, March 18: Pillsbury mini cinni and toast or assorted cereal and toast, assorted juice, milk.


  • Bethlehem wins Regional Governor’s Cup title


  • Schools will have 2-hour delay Thursday

    The Marion County Public School System has issued a two-hour delay for Thursday due to the Lady Knights basketball game at the state tournament in Bowling Green Wednesday evening. School will begin Thursday at 10:25 a.m.

  • Minority parent needed for Superintendent Search Screening Committee

    The Marion County Public School System is in need of a minority parent to be on the Superintendent Search Screening Committee.

    So far, the committee consists of the following individuals:

    - Ed Hacker – board representative

    - Brad Mattingly – parent representative

    - Marilu Farnham - teacher representative (Glasscock Elementary School)

    - Hollie Buckman – teacher representative (Lebanon Middle School)

  • Marion County Conservation District
  • GES gets book donation

    Wilbooks and author Bruce Larkin have sent a donation of 300 books to A.C. Glasscock Elementary School. The books, meant for classroom reading instruction, are the first delivery of the 25,000 books Larkin has pledged to donate to Kentucky schools this year.
    Glasscock had previously applied for a donation from Wilbooks, and was one of five schools in Kentucky chosen to kick off the 2011 donation campaign.

  • Board to decide on drug testing program March 8

    The Marion County Board of Education plans to make a decision regarding a proposed student drug-testing program at its next meeting on March 8.

    Tuesday of last week, Shelton Young and Jayne Hogan, members of the Marion County Safe Community Coalition, reviewed the proposal with the board, which they originally did in April of last year. At that time, then-Superintendent Donald Smith said that he would make a recommendation concerning the student drug-testing program at the April 27 board meeting, but that never happened.

  • Makeup days spoil Spring Break plans

    The Marion County Board of Education voted 4 to 1 to use the first three days of Spring Break as makeup days during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Feb. 22.