Today's News

  • Scholarships are available to former students

    West Marion will be presenting their first, “Mrs. Tammy Newton” scholarship in partnership with Angell Demmel. The school is proud to announce that they will award a scholarship of $1,000 based on a combination of academic achievement and community/school citizenship. The scholarship will be paid jointly to the student and school to be attended by the student.
    For a list of application procedures please, see your school counselor. Applications are due April 11.
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  • West Marion Elementary honor rolls

    The following West Marion Elementary students achieved the honor roll and perfect attendance for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year.
    First honor roll

  • Tourist commission approves $2,000 for concert marketing

    Robin Humphress visited the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission during its Feb. 17 meeting seeking $5,500 for a concert planned for Sept. 6.
    Humphress of Kentucky Classic Arts is trying to bring The Bretts to Lebanon. The Bretts are a family of singers, songwriters and performers based in Branson, Mo.
    According to Humphress’s application, they are planning to sell tickets for $20 apiece. The $5,500 request was to help cover the performers’ fee and help with marketing.

  • Students earn president’s and dean’s lists honors from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced those students who earned the president’s and dean’s list honors for the fall 2013 semester.
    Local students honored for the president’s list are:
    • Joseph Thomas Hamilton of Gravel Switch, a senior middle grade education major
    • Joshua Wayne Brady of Lebanon, a senior criminal justice major
    • Alexandria Danielle Bryant of Lebanon, a senior psychology major
    • Alesha Nicole Elder of Lebanon, a sophomore pre-occupational science major

  • 2-26-14 School Menus

    Monday, March 3: Pancake and sausage on a stick w/maple syrup and toast or assorted cereal and toast, peaches, variety of juice, milk.
    Tuesday, March 4: Granola breakfast cookie and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, mandarin oranges, variety of juice, milk.
    Wednesday, March 5: Scrambled eggs and two toast or assorted cereal and two toast, grape clusters, variety of juice, milk.
    Thursday, March 6: Milk gravy and biscuit or cereal and toast, applesauce, variety of juice, milk.

  • Raley awarded Frankfort internship


  • CTE student leaders visit Frankfort
  • Practicing the prayer of Ruby Bridges


  • Addicted newborns increasing in Kentucky, new report says

    By Laura Ungar
    The Courier-Journal

    Hospitalizations for Kentucky babies born dependent on drugs because of their mothers’ addictions are continuing to rise steeply even as drug overdose deaths level off, a new University of Kentucky report says.

  • PSC calls on utilities to work with customers facing big bills

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has called on the state’s electric and natural gas utilities to work with customers who are having difficulty paying extremely large heating bills in the wake of extremely cold weather this winter.
    In a letter sent to the chief executives of the utilities, the PSC asks that utilities “be as flexible as possible…in avoiding disconnections and in allowing customers to make arrangements to extend their payments.