• Sure Shots visit Adair Co., prepare for state shoot

    On Aug. 6, the following members of the Marion County 4-H Sure Shots participated in the Adair County 4-H Shoot: McKenzie Bagwell, Nathan Bagwell, Ty Barker, Jacob Benningfield, Preston Essex, Zachary Essex, Elissa Turpin, Elijah Turpin, Zach Trailor, Evan Wheatley, and Makayla Yates.
    Receiving awards were: Elijah Turpin in Blackpowder Pistol, 15-18 age group received 2nd, Elijah also received 2nd in the Blackpowder Flintlock 15-18 age group.  Elissa Turpin brought home 3rd in 22 Pistol in the 12-14 age group.

  • More than 2,000 children participate in summer programs

    Marion County Public Schools are in full swing after a very busy summer jam-packed with programs for students, as well as a countywide Dream Bus tour.
    MCPS Federal Programs Director Todd Farmer proudly shared some statistics regarding the district’s Summer Dream Academy and Dream Bus during the school board’s regular monthly meeting Aug. 11.  

  • Two MCHS seniors reflect on their GSP experiences

    Over the summer, 1,060 high school students representing 118 counties spent five weeks participating in the in the Governor’s Scholars Program. Two of them were Marion County High School seniors Caroline Reed and Sophie Clark.
    GSP started in 1983 because Kentucky leaders wanted to help keep the state’s "best and brightest" to pursue educational and career opportunities in the Commonwealth. Students selected for the program attend without charge.

  • 'Our kids are worth it'

    When Tom Lund began his career as the Marion County economic development director, an industrial prospect visited Lebanon and said he wanted to see two things: the restrooms at Marion County High School and Main Street.
    “He said from those two things you can tell how much pride the community has,” Lund said.

  • Meet Marion County’s newest educators

    Abigail Peake
    Abigail Peake is now teaching second grade at Calvary Elementary. She was previously the music teacher at Calvary and Lebanon Elementary School. She received a bachelor’s degree in music and music education from Campbellsville University in 2012, and earned a master of arts degree from the University of the Cumberlands in 2015. She is certified to teach music for preschool through 12th grade and has a certification to teach in an elementary classroom.

    Kandice Spalding

  • Back to school

    There were some tears for the fearful and sad, nervous glances for the reluctant, but mostly there were smiles all around as Marion County students returned to school on Aug. 3. Faculty and staff were ready for the students as they hurriedly started the day with organizing their rooms and learning activities. Many students in elementary enjoyed free breakfast first thing as part of a new initiative which allows all Marion County elementary school students to receive free breakfast and lunch.
    Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said it was a great day for Marion County.

  • Area and state 4-H Speech Contest winners
  • 8-10-16 School Menus

    Elementary schools

    Monday, Aug. 15: oatmeal and cinnamon toast or cereal and toast, raisins, mixed fruit, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, Aug. 16: granola breakfast cookie and toast or cereal and toast, pears, orange wedges, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, Aug. 17: scrambled eggs and toast or cereal and toast, banana, pineapple chunks, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 18: build your own parfait and toast or cereal and toast, peaches, strawberries, juice, and milk,

  • 8-3-16 School Menus

    Elementary schools

    Wednesday, Aug. 3: chicken and biscuit and toast or cereal and toast, grape cluster, pears, juices, and milk.
    Thursday, Aug. 4: maple mini pancakes w/syrup and cinnamon toast or cereal and cinnamon toast, mixed fruit, apple, juice, and milk.
    Friday, Aug. 5: whole grain donuts and toast or cereal and toast, strawberries, pears, juice, and milk.
    Monday, Aug. 8: sausage cheese burrito w/sauce and toast or cereal and toast, apple wedge, pineapple, juice, and milk.

  • MCHS Cheerleaders attend cheer camp at University of Kentucky’s campus