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Education

  • 2-20-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Feb. 25: Maple Burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Feb. 26: Assorted Pop Tart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 27: Egg and cheese breakfast burrito w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 28: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.

  • Vandals continue to prey on SCMS

    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident of criminal mischief at St. Charles Middle School.
    The sheriff’s office received a report that between Feb. 1 and 7, a person or people broke windows and damaged items inside the concession stand behind the school.
    According to Sharon “Sam” Bach, a parent volunteer at the school, the vandals kicked the door in, busted the windows out and trashed the inside of the building, including dousing it with barbecue sauce.

  • School make-up days

    Marion County Superintendent Dr. Chuck Hamilton announced last week that the district is currently considering using Monday, May 20 and Tuesday, May 21 as two make-up days.

    The district has two days to make up because school was out for weather and poor road conditions.

  • Committee selects Lebanon Elementary for pilot reading project

    The Marion County Board of Education announced recently that it plans to spend more money in hopes of improving the district’s reading scores.

  • Education vocation

    Editor’s note: This is the first story in a series about the 2012 Marion County Chamber of Commerce “Outstanding” award winners.

    Paula Walston’s love for books began before she could even read.
    She vividly remembers sitting with her grandfather as a little girl and “picture reading” to him.
    But, what she didn’t realize at the time was that her grandfather was doing the exact same thing.

  • 2-13-13 Marion County High School Students of the Week
  • Scholarship will be awarded to local graduating senior

    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 one, $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.

  • 2-13-13 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Feb. 18: No school.
    Tuesday, Feb. 19: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 20: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, grapes, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 21: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, orange wedges, variety of juice, milk.
    Friday, Feb. 22: Warm cinnamon roll and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peach cup, variety of juice, milk.

  • WKU students are recognized

    The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the dean’s and president’s lists for the fall 2012 semester.
    The following full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the dean’s list: Miranda K. Livers, Thomas H. Carrico, James C. Brahm, and Taylor A. Howard, all of Lebanon; and Margaret L. Ballard, Amanda E. Thomas, and Morgan R. Whitlock, all of Loretto.

  • Feel the love at the library