• UK researchers hope to find miracle drug in coal mines

     By Linda B. Blackford

    Lexington Herald Leader

    Coal mines produce what’s sometimes called black gold, but researchers at the University of Kentucky hope the mines could hold something even more valuable — a miracle drug.

  • Slocum will discuss new book at SCC


  • Local students receive degrees Dec. 13

    Campbellsville University graduated 196 students in two ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13 in Ransdell Chapel.
    The following students received degrees from Campbellsville University:
    Jolyn Renee Williamson of Lebanon received a associate of science in early childhood education.  
    Rebecca Ann Williams of Lebanon received a bachelor of science in criminal justice administration. Williams is a graduate of Marion County High School. She is the daughter of Charles and Alicia Williams of Lebanon and has one child, Peytan Wyble.

  • Students travel around the world


  • Saying goodbye to Mr. Marks
  • Designed to learn

    Dec. 18 was the culmination of years of work for students involved in Project Lead the Way. That morning they presented their capstone projects — which included pocket-sized solutions to everyday problems and an industrial-sized dust-control device — to a group of local business leaders.
    But the lessons the students learned along the way may have been more important than the individual projects.

  • North Pole Star

    St. Charles Middle School performed “North Pole Star” last week. The musical, which is modeled after a reality television performance show, had students acting as the eight talented reindeer. The reindeer sang and danced to various songs before having Comet voted as the most talented reindeer of all.

  • Farmer is leaving Lebanon Middle School

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser announced last week that Todd Farmer has been hired to become the district’s director of federal programs.
    Farmer has been the principal at Lebanon Middle School since 2008.

  • Students named to SCC dean’s and president’s lists

    St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the Fall 2013 semester.
    The dean’s list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.
    The following students from Marion County were recognized for their academic achievement: Sarah Blair, Cassie Clark, Emily Fenwick, Stuart Mattingly, Grace Mills, Martha Raley, Charles Ryan, Erin Sanders and Kendal Violette.

  • Five from Marion County graduate from Mid-Continent University

    Mid-Continent University recently held its December 2013 graduation ceremony. Five Marion County residents were among the graduates.
    Sara Elizabeth Ray of Lebanon graduated (cum laude) with a bachelor of science degree.
    Jessica Ann Calhoun, Janice Chesser (magna cum laude) and Dona Marie Owens, all of Lebanon, and Samantha Jo Tate of Gravel Switch graduated with an associate of science degree.