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Education

  • A perfect match

    By Matt Overing
    matthew.overing@uky.edu

  • Students build third house

     

  • Local students receive degees
  • Reynolds inducted into honor society

    Jennifer L. Reynolds of Lebanon, majoring in paralegal science, is one of 45 Eastern Kentucky University juniors, seniors and graduate students who were inducted into the EKU chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi during a special ceremony in April.
    Reynolds is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

  • 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,