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  • MCATC ranks fifth in the state

    The Marion County Area Technology Center is ranked fifth among the state's 53 tech centers in preparing its students for the workplace.

    Tony Webb said when he was appointed principal at the MCATC in September of last year, the tech center was ranked eighth, but his goal was to be in the top five.

  • Springfield man indicted for third-degree burglary

    Steven B. Jeffries, 19, of 62 Kelly Brothers Road in Springfield was indicted for third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking over $500.
    According to the indictment, on or about May 16, Jeffries entered and remained unlawfully in a building with intent to commit a crime or he aided, abetted or counseled with another in said act.
    The indictment also reads that he took or exercised control of property valued at more than $500 belonging to another with intent to deprive them thereof.

  • SCC prepares to welcome second wave of graduate students

    This past January, St. Catharine College inaugurated its School of Graduate Studies by enrolling 14 students in its master's degree in leadership program with two areas of concentration: community and regional leadership, and health promotion and leadership.  Most students took three courses in the spring semester and took from one to three courses this summer.

  • Summer Education Experience offers students a head start to college

    Campbellsville University gave 14 students the experience of getting ahead in their college career even before starting their freshman year.

    Fourteen incoming freshmen participated in the Summer Educational Experience (SEE) program which "allows students to increase their readiness for college level academics, as well as gain insight into the college experience," Kristen Jorgenson, coordinator for introductory studies, said.

  • Campbellsville Unviersity L.I.N.C. Orientation

    Jesus Berlanga, a native of Saltillo, Mexico, who recently moved to Lebanon, poses with Clawz, Campbellsville University's mascot. Berlanga was at Campbellsville University for L.I.N.C. Orientation, July 13-14, and is attending Campbellsville University this fall. L.I.N.C. allows students to make friends and get acquainted with campus before moving in at the end of August.

  • Local student receives Sonum Perfectum Scholarship to SAE in Nashville

  • Wilson is new Marion County Distinguished Young Woman

    Hannah Wilson is the 2013 Marion County Distinguished Young Woman.

    Wilson, the daughter of Cindy and Todd Wilson, won the title Saturday evening at the Roby Dome at Marion County High School.

    In addition to winning the overall title, Wilson also received interview, preliminary scholastic, self-expression and talent awards.

    Here is the complete list of winners from last night's program:

    2013 Distinguished Young Woman - Hannah Wilson

    First runner-up - Gabrielle Hamilton

    Second runner-up - Abigail Hagan

  • MAC walk-away has been apprehended

    Inmate David Walls, who walked away from Marion Adjustment Center on Saturday, has been apprehended.

    He is serving a sentence for second-degree burglary (two counts) and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon out of Garrard County and second-degree burglary (two counts) out of Lincoln County.

  • One of the few, one of the proud

    A lifelong Lebanon resident has been recognized for serving his country in spite of how his country treated him.

    William "Buster" Mattingly, 86, is one of approximately 500 Montford Point Marines still living. Sixty-six years after he was honorably discharged, Cpl. Mattingly was presented with the Congressional Gold Medal in front of family, friends, public officials and a contingent of active duty Marines on Saturday at Angelic Hall.

  • Courthouses to close, court services to shut down statewide Aug. 6

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT - Courthouses will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Monday, Aug. 6, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the first of three furlough days in 2012. This will be the first time since Kentucky's modern court system was formed in 1976 that the Judicial Branch must close courthouse doors to balance its budget.