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Education

  • George makes dean’s list

    Alexander George of Lebanon has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science for outstanding scholarship during the fall 2013 semester.
    Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.
     

  • Calvary Elementary honor rolls

    The following Calvary Elementary students achieved the first honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year.
    First honor roll
    •Primary - Jailyn Allen, Will Blake, Jacob Bland, Caleb Brown, Mandy Courtwright, Tralin Craig, Daniel Gordon, Connor Hague, Madison Honaker, Jeb Hughes, Callie Mattingly, Halee May, Grace Raikes, Hayden Robbins, Emily Shuck, Keaton Spalding, Chloe Spears, Jacobi Summers, James Tuttle, and Maddie Wiser.

  • 2-19-14 MCHS Students of the Week
  • 2-12-14 School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    Monday, Feb. 17: Maple burstin’ mini pancakes and toast or assorted cereal and toast, sliced peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, Feb. 18: Assorted Poptart and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, variety of juice, grape cluster, milk.
    Wednesday, Feb. 19: Egg flatbread w/salsa and toast or assorted cereal and toast, pineapple chunks, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, Feb. 20: Biscuit and sausage or assorted cereal and toast, tropical fruit salad, variety of juice, milk.

  • Local students among EKU fall graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2013 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 14.
    Local EKU graduates include:
    • Candace L Young, Gravel Switch, master’s degree in physical education
    • Joshua Wayne Brady, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice
    • Charles Larry Hamilton, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in middle grade education
    • Tessa Jade Wiser, Lebanon, bachelor’s degree in paralegal science

  • Fall 2013 Dean’s Award recipients announced at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 551 Dean’s Award recipients for the fall 2013 semester.
    Local students honored are:
    • Joseph Hamilton of Gravel Switch, a senior middle grade education major at EKU
    • Bryan Clark of Lebanon, a junior agriculture major at EKU
    • Alesha Elder of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major at EKU
    • Natalie Hutchins of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major at EKU
    • Toby Tungate of Lebanon, a senior middle grade education major at EKU

  • Retirement plans remain severely underfunded

    State and county government retirees will be closely watching the events of the Kentucky General Assembly 2014 legislative session. At stake are the pensions and benefits of retirees, current and future.
    Like many across the nation, our members, as well as those who will retire, continue to be very concerned about the future of their promised retirement pensions. The current legislative session will have a significant impact.

  • Lebanon Elementary’s Reading Wall of Fame
  • Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness
  • Snow days pile up for MCPS

    The thrill of having a snow day has lost some of its excitement for many students in the Marion County Public School System. 

    MCPS has missed 12 days of school (as of our printing deadline), and it’s a safe bet that Old Man Winter isn’t through with us yet.

    In an attempt to not lose another day to snowy roads, MCPS decided to use its Plan B bus routes on Friday, Feb. 7.

    “It was a great success,” Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said.