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Today's News

  • Jones makes dean's list

    Marianne Jones, daughter of  Mary and John Jones of  Loretto, has been named to the Saint Mary’s College Dean’s List for the fall 2010 semester. A student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale to earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s.

  • Students earn dean’s list

    The following Marion County students have been named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2010-11 academic year at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown.
    “A” Honor Roll:
    Grade 10 - Todd Mackey Shellhamer, and grade 11 - Paul Lancaster Childers.
    “A-B” Honor Roll:
    Grade 10 - Hannah Victoria Farmer and Johan Michael Kyu Winebrenner.

  • Students raise money for families living in poverty

     

  • Questions women ask

     

  • Donald Smith is no longer superintendent

    Donald Smith is no longer the superintendent of Marion County Public Schools.

    Michael Mullins, the chairman of the Marion County Board of Education, made the announcement following an executive session during the board's Jan. 25 meeting at Calvary Elementary School.

    Upon returning to open session, Mullins said the board members had a copy of a proposed severance agreement and release between the board and Smith, which terminated Smith's contract with Marion County Schools.

    The board voted unanimously to approve the agreement.

  • New student registration is Feb. 4

    Students entering Marion County Public Schools for the first time should register at the county elementary schools between noon and 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4.

    Children 5 and under on or before Oct. 1 should register for kindergarten. Students in the 4-year-old program during the 2010-11 academic year should also register for kindergarten.

  • Marion County schools are closed Monday, Jan. 24

    Marion County schools are closed Monday, Jan. 24, due to road conditions.

    The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of snow before 10 a.m., a chance of snow and rain between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and a slight chance of rain after 1 p.m. The high temperature will be around 43 degrees, and the chance of precipitation is 30 percent, according to the weather service.

    The weather service is predicting a low around 33 degrees tonight with a 40 percent chance of precipitation.

  • No school Friday, Jan. 21

    Marion County schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 21, due to the weather and road conditions.

    Tonight, another inch of snow is expected before 1 a.m., accordign to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be around 13 degrees with a wind chill factor as low as four degrees, according the weather service. There is a 90 percent chance of snowfall the evening.

  • Fiscal court to meet at 4 p.m. Thursday

    The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. today.

    Here are the items on the agenda:

    - Minutes of the court's Jan. 6 meeting

    - Re-Appointment of deputy judge and office staff, per KRS 67.711

    - Re-Appointment of county employee(s), with fiscal court approal, per KRS 67.710

    - Emergency Mgt. Director, per  KRS 39B.020, with fiscal court approval

  • Snow is coming Thursday

    The National Weather Service forecast indicates that there is a 100 percent chance of snow Thursday, Jan. 20.

    The snowfall will come mainly after 1 p.m. The high temperature during the day will be around 35 degree with a north wind between three and eight miles per hour. The National Weather Service is estimating that two inches of snow will accumulated during the day.