• Super doesn’t have to move

    Last year, three members of the board of education voted to give Superintendent Taylora Schlosser an additional 18 months to establish a residence in Marion County. Thursday, those three members voted to remove the residency clause from her contract.
    The 3-2 decision means that Schlosser, who resides in Washington County, will not be required to move to Marion County as a condition of serving as superintendent.

  • MCHS student selected for arts program

    Adria Whitfill of Marion County High School is one of 256 students taking part in the Governor’s School for the Arts from June 21 to July 11 at the Kentucky Center at Centre College.
    During their three-week stay, student artists from 47 counties will be immersed in daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to regional arts attractions.
    Instruction will be offered in architecture and design, creative writing, dance, drama, instrumental music, musical theatre, new media, visual art and vocal music.

  • Report cards, transcripts are available for pick up

    Attention Marion County High School students and parents: Report cards and transcripts are available for pick up at the high school front office. Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Report cards/transcripts will not be mailed. If you have any questions please contact the high school at 270-692-6066.  

  • Students participate in ‘strong, but light bridge’ contest


  • Local grads earn degrees

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony; 227 Bachelor’s degrees, 540 Master’s degrees, and 18 Doctorate degrees. Also, the degrees conferred included three Associates degrees and 27 Education Specialists. Dr. Billy Kim, Chairman of the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea, gave the commencement speech.
    Local students who received graduate degrees included:
    • Joanna Mudd of Lebanon graduated from UC and earned a/an EdS degree in school guidance counselor.

  • Adams participates in National American Miss Pageant
  • Gnadinger is eighth president


  • School board removes residency requirement for superintendent

    The Marion County Board of Education tackled a variety of issues during its June 11 meeting, including changing a requirement in Superintendent Taylora Schlosser's contract.

    The board voted 3-2 in favor of removing a residency requirement from Schlosser's contract. Chairman Mike Cecil and board members Butch Cecil and Rev. DeLane Pinkston supported amending the contract. Board members Jerry Evans and Kaelin Reed opposed the change.

  • Student, staff drug testing and superintendent's residency requirement on school board agenda

    The Marion County Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the board office.

    The agenda includes discussions of student and staff drug testing and a proposal to amend the superintendent's contract to remove the residency requirement.

    The agenda includes the following items:

    I. Call to order

    II. Pledge of Allegiance/moment of silence

    III. Amend agenda 

    IV. Communications

    - Superintendent report 

  • Local students earn degrees

    Campbellsville University graduated 143 master’s students Friday, May 8 in Ransdell Chapel, with 274 graduates May 9, for a total of 417 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements. In CU’s December commencement, 212 received their diplomas for a total of 629 students in this year’s graduating class of 2014-2015.
    Local graduates include:
    • Allye Elisabeth Hamilton of Lebanon received an associate degree in nursing.