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Education

  • Junior Mister is April 23

    The 11th Annual Junior Mister Show will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 23, in the Marion County High School gymnasium. Sixteen young men will compete for the title of Junior Mister. This year's theme is James Bond, and all proceeds for the show will go to Kosair Children's Hospital, the Marion County Autism Awareness Center and the Marion County Animal Shelter. Advanced tickets will be $5 and may be purchased in the MCHS lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 20-22. Tickets at the door will be $7.

  • MCPS reading celebration is April 19

    The Marion County Public School’s annual Reading Celebration is the week of April 18-22, and the annual community event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at Marion County High School.
    The theme this year is “Where I am From.” While most of the event centers around reading, event attendees have also enjoyed everything in the past from yoga classes to a petting zoo.

  • Truth and Consequences event is April 28
  • Recallable nickel petition in the works

    By Jonna Spelbring Priester
    Landmark News Service

    A committee to petition to recall the nickel tax has been formed by five Lebanon residents.
    Four of those residents also were on a committee that petitioned to put the nickel tax to a vote in 2007. Randall Lawson, Richie Lee, Robby Shewmaker and Robert Darrell Shewmaker were involved in a similar effort then, and this time they are joined by Joe Livers.

  • MCHS student brings stolen gun to school

    A student at the Marion County Alternative School brought a gun to school, Monday, April 11, but made no threats or attempts to use the weapon, according to school officials.
    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser sent an email to media outlets and school personnel at 10:29 a.m. Monday stating that an incident occurred at the Marion County Alternative School where a gun was seized.
    Law enforcement was contacted immediately, she said.

  • ECTC hosts Community Educators’ Luncheon
  • West Marion Elementary 4-H speech winners and reserve champions
  • MCHS freshman students are winners in ‘Get the Picture?!’ goal setting contest
  • 4-6-16 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, April 11: ham, egg, and cheese wrap and toast or cereal and toast, apple wedge, pineapple, juice, and milk.
    Tuesday, April 12: whole grain chocolate chip muffin and toast or cereal and toast, orange wedges, peaches, juice, and milk.
    Wednesday, April 13: bacon, egg slider and toast or cereal and toast, pear slices, grape cluster, juice, and milk.
    Thursday, April 14: sausage breakfast pizza and toast or cereal and toast, fruit cocktail, applesauce, juice, and milk.

  • 4-6-16 Honor Rolls

    The following West Marion Elementary School students earned the A and A/B honor roll and perfect attendance  for the third nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year.
    A honor holl
    • First grade - Sawyer Cambron, Savannah Campbell, Will Harris, Jackson Langford, George Lawson, Izaac Leake, Austin Lyvers, Mason Miles, Payten Newton, Gracie Peterson, Olivia Sherrill, Kaden Short, Marley Stout, Haley Thomas, Emma Thompson, Vivian Thompson, Shyla Walls, Brooklyn Whitehouse, Preston Wise, Kenyon Wright and Makenzie Yaste