• Bethlehem honor roll

    The following Bethlehem High School students from Marion County have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 academic year.
    “All A” honor roll
    Freshmen James Blanford and Brett Gordon.
    “A-B” honor roll
     Sophomores Dylan Gordon and G. J. Olde Loohuis; juniors
    Rebecca Bowman and Mary Beth Childers; and senior Peyton Leake.

  • Thomas earns degree; will do fieldwork in Colorado, Tennessee


  • Become an approved site for Summer Food Service Program

    Marion County Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year.
    The Summer Food Service Program provides meals to all school age children, without charge, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability at approved sites in Marion County.
    An approved site may be at a school or another site that is serving children during the summer in an organized activity. Last year approved sites were at the Marion County Public Library, schools, Bible schools, etc.

  • Farmers, Scholars

    Siblings Eric and Lauren Farmer are guaranteed to have something many college graduates are still hoping to get — jobs after they finish their degrees.
    Not too bad considering Eric, 20, is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky, and Lauren, 18, is still a senior at Marion County High School.

  • LMS hires new leader

    Becoming principal at Lebanon Middle School was not part of Christina McRay’s plan when she began serving as its interim principal in January.
    In fact, she was apprehensive about serving as interim.
    “My whole entire career was in high school,” McRay said. “That was my gig. That was my comfort zone.”

  • Mid-Continent classes still meet despite decision to close

    By Kathleen Fox
    The Paducah Sun

    MAYFIELD - One day after Mid-Continent University announced full layoffs and a closure date at the end of June, students, faculty and staff members worked to salvage what’s left of the more than 60-year-old college.

  • PROMposals
  • MCHS Prom is Saturday

    Marion County High School's Prom is Saturday, April 26, from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m., at Centre Square in Lebanon. However, this year, the public will get  a chance to view all of the decorations in Centre Square from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. only. Also, make sure to check out our reader-submitted "Promposals" in this week's edition.

  • MCPS looking for new special education director

    The Marion County Public School System is searching for a new special education director.
    Amber Ervin, who was hired as the special education director in 2012 by former Superintendent Chuck Hamilton, will be returning to the classroom next school year.

  • LMS has a new principal

    Christina McRay has been named principal at Lebanon Middle School.
    The Lebanon Middle School-Based Decision Making Council unanimously selected McRay as the new principal during its meeting on Wednesday, April 16.