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Education

  • New CES principal is ready to get going

    Paul Terrell’s father and namesake is who inspired him to become an educator. And, as fate would have it, they are both starting new jobs as principals at two Marion County schools next month.
    Terrell’s father is going to be principal at St. Augustine Grade School, and he was hired last week to become Calvary Elementary School’s principal.

  • MCPS Jumpstart Day is Aug. 1

    Marion County students set to attend the new Marion County Middle School for sixth and seventh graders and the Marion County Knight Academy eighth and ninth can get a feel for the new school year by attending Jump Start Day on Aug. 1.  Both schools will host students from 8 a.m. until noon with an opportunity to experience a modified school day.  

  • Library finalizes plans to move to temporary location

    By Amy Morgeson
    Marion County Library Director

    The recent news that Marion County Public Library has been awarded a generous state grant of $2.9 million to renovate and expand the existing 201 East Main Street location is full of happy excitement, but will also bring with it some changes to accommodate for the construction project. Library services will need to be moved out of the building and into a temporary operation site as the work begins.

  • Local BackPack program receives additional funding
  • Farmer is member of collegiate scholars

     

  • Bradshaw earns degree from U.K.
  • President’s list announced at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,559 students earned president’s list honors for the spring 2017 semester.
    The list includes: Michael Jared Wheatley, Johanna Claire Leake, Stephanie Ann Farmer, Abby Catherine Hamilton, Ann Courney Thompson, Katelyn Michelle Daugherty, and Samantha Joe Daugherty, all of Lebanon; Morgan Ellen Mattingly of Loretto; and Allison Paige Buckman of Raywick.

  • Local students make the dean’s list at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,305 students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2017 semester.
    The list includes: Michael Jared Wheatley, Johannah Claire Leake, Stephanie Ann Farmer, Kaitlyn Marie Mattingly, Abby Catherine Hamilton, Ann Courtney Thompson, Katelyn Michelle Daugherty, Samantha Joe Daugherty, and Jessica Lynn Hall, all of Lebanon, Morgan Ellen Mattingly, Lydia Ann Fogle, and Abby Renee Turner, all of Loretto, Allison Paige Buckman of Raywick, and Katelyn Michelle Riley of St. Mary.

  • EKU names dean’s award recipients

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 424 dean’s award recipients for the spring 2017 semester.
    Among the award recipients is Lydia Ann Fogle of Loretto.
    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Local students among spring graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester.
    The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 12-13.