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Education

  • 6-4-14 Church Briefs

    Gospel music
    Todd Bodenheimer will perform at Lebanon United Methodist Church, 236 N. Spalding Avenue, Lebanon, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8. Music includes a variety of gospel and including “Elvis” gospel songs.
    Come and See Week

  • Message in a bottle

    By Matt Overing
    matthew.overing@uky.edu

    Students at St. Charles Middle School are taking their learning experience to places they’ve never been.
    Literally.
    Eleven students in Richard Crum’s science class have created optic-orange bottles that will be shipped to the West coast. In just a few weeks, every bottle will be in the California Current in the Pacific Ocean.

  • Smarty pants of the past

    Elizabeth Barlow (formerly Elizabeth Abell)
    - Graduated in 1971 (was the first ever valedictorian at Marion County High School)
    - Married after high school and worked at a sewing factory and did secretary work before returning to school.
    - Earned a teaching degree from Campbellsville University.
    - Earned a master's degree in teaching from Western Kentucky University.
    - Worked 29 years at Glasscock Elementary School before retiring two years ago.
    - Now she is substitute teaching.

  • MCPS, we have a problem

    The Marion County Board of Education was standing room only during its special-called meeting Thursday, May 29. A large delegation of current and former MCPS employees, community members and family members of current and former employees of the district were in attendance. And they weren’t there because of their interest in the district’s 2014-15 budget, which was the main item on the board’s agenda. They were there to share their concerns about recent staffing changes within the school district.

  • Special called city council and school board meetings Thursday night

    The Lebanon City Council and the Marion County Board of Education will both be having special-called meetings at 6 p.m., Thursday evening, May 29, and the main topic listed on each entities agenda is their budgets.

    Lebanon Mayor Gary Crenshaw will be giving his annual budget address at Lebanon City Hall.

    The Marion County Board of Education will also be discussing its budget and possibly approving it Thursday evening.

  • School board chairman resigns

    Michael Mullins resigned Wednesday, May 21, as the chairman of the Marion County Board of Education.
    He sent the following email to his fellow board members:

    Fellow Board Members,

  • University closure won’t stop local student

    When Mid-Continent University announced it would be closing June 30, it didn’t just affect students on the Mayfield campus.
    It affected people across the state, people like Danny Dale Wright, 63, of Lebanon. Wright is one of several local students who have been taking classes through Mid-Continent either online or through the classes that have been meeting weekly at the Marion County Adult Education Center in Lebanon.

  • St. Augustine Science Fair winners
  • Marks receives Ph.D. from Georgia Tech
  • CU graduates 612 in academic year; 416 in May graduations

    United States Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., urged Campbellsville University undergraduates to “work well and faithfully” as he addressed graduates in Powell Athletic Center.
    CU graduated 152 master’s students Friday night, May 2, in Ransdell Chapel, with 264 graduates Saturday morning, May 3, for a total of 416 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements. In CU’s December commencement, 196 received their diplomas for a total of 612 students in this year’s graduating class of 2013-2014.