http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en LMS has a new principal http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/lms-has-new-principal <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/04-23-14_mcray_principal_at_lms_1.jpg" alt="Christina McRay is the new principal at Lebanon Middle School. " title="Christina McRay is the new principal at Lebanon Middle School. " align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p> Christina McRay has been named principal at Lebanon Middle School.<br /> The&nbsp;Lebanon Middle School-Based Decision Making Council unanimously selected McRay as the new principal during its meeting on Wednesday, April 16.<br /> MCPS looking for new special education director http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/mcps-looking-new-special-education-director <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/04-23-14_special_ed_ervin.jpg" alt="Amber Ervin" title="Amber Ervin" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Marion County Public School System is searching for a new special education director.<br /> Amber Ervin, who was hired as the special education director in 2012 by former Superintendent Chuck Hamilton, will be returning to the classroom next school year.<br /> Audit reveals money mess at MCHS http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/audit-reveals-money-mess-mchs An audit report released Thursday by the Marion County Board of Education shows sloppy accounting practices at Marion County High School. “In my opinion, this is the worst bookkeeping I’ve seen anywhere,” Board Chairman Michael Mullins said. “I can’t believe we are keeping books like this in the school system.” There was no indication that any money was missing, Mullins said. But, the bookkeeping at MCHS, in particular, was a mess and it’s the board’s responsibility to make sure taxpayers funds are spent correctly, he said. Audit: School Board Chairman Michael Mullins’ statement on audit of school activities fund accounts http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/audit-school-board-chairman-michael-mullins%E2%80%99-statement-audit-school-activities-fund-accounts <p> On Aug. 13, 2013, this Board unanimously approved retention of an independent auditor to conduct an in-depth analysis of the activity funds of the Marion County School system for the years 2011 through the 2013 school year. In that regard, the firm of White and Company. P.S.C., Certified Public Accountants, was retained to conduct that review and analysis.<br /> Audit: Finance Director Lisa Caldwell’s response http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/audit-finance-director-lisa-caldwell%E2%80%99s-response <p> Finance Director Lisa Caldwell&rsquo;s response<br /> <br /> Board Members and Superintendent:<br /> Fiscal court meets this afternoon http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/fiscal-court-meets-afternoon-5 <p> &nbsp;The Marion County Fiscal Court is scheduled to meet in regular session at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the courtroom at the David R. Hourigan Government Center.</p> <p> The agenda includes:</p> <p> &bull; Minutes of the previous meeting</p> <p> &bull; Consideration of additional employee group life insurance</p> <p> &bull; KaCO insurance renewal information</p> <p> &bull; Requests for annual youth sports allocations for&nbsp;</p> <p> - Bradfordsville youth sports</p> <p> - Marion County youth soccer</p> The Enterprise is having technical issues with its phones http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/enterprise-having-technical-issues-its-phones <p> &nbsp;To anyone attempting to contact <em>The Lebanon Enterprise</em> via telephone, we are experiencing technical issues with our phone system.&nbsp;</p> <p> During several calls recently, those issues have made it extremely difficult for the person on the other end of the phone to hear the <em>Enterprise</em> staff member. In many cases, the staff member has been able to hear the person on the other end, however.</p> <p> We apologize for the inconvenience, and we are working to resolve the issue.</p> Board to ‘make it right’ with misused fiscal court funds http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/board-%E2%80%98make-it-right%E2%80%99-misused-fiscal-court-funds <p> &nbsp;Money was the primary topic at the Marion County Board of Education meeting Thursday.</p>