• ‘15 reasons why not to be in a play’
  • Local graduates earn degrees

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony, which included 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.
    These local students earned undergraduate degrees:
    • Melissa Tungate of Gravel Switch earned a bachelor’s in business administration.

  • Lee makes president’s list

    In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced the students that have been named to the University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) President’s List for the 2015 spring semester.
    To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 4.00.

  • Dean’s, president’s lists announced

    St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the spring 2015 semester.
    The dean’s list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.
    The following students from Marion County were recognized for their academic achievement: Anna Burdette, Emily Fenwick, Wendy Fowler, Jordan Hayes, Logan Medley and Amanda Shultz.

  • Howard will attend Berea


  • West Marion Elementary School May PAGES
  • Buckman and Spalding earn Master of Social Work degrees

    “This spring, Carver programs are contributing 51 new graduates to the field that helps people improve their lives,” Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean of Campbellsville University’s Carver School of Social Work and Counseling, said during a pinning and hooding ceremony May 8 in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.
    Eastridge said the pinning was a milestone for all of the graduates from CU’s Somerset, Louisville and Campbellsville locations.

  • Hamilton pinned at School of Nursing ceremony

    “It’s fair to say that no one really understands what nursing school is all about until you have been through it yourself,” Misty Geary, Campbellsville University School of Nursing’s class speaker, said recently at a pinning ceremony inside Ransdell Chapel on campus.”
    Allye Elisabeth Hamilton of Lebanon was pinned by Jennifer Richerson, secretary for the School of Nursing; Angie Atwood, assistant professor of nursing, and the family of Hamilton.

  • St. Charles Middle School Students of the Month


    Pictured are the St. Charles Middle School May Students of the Month. From left, sixth grade - Sarah Hamilton, daughter of Jeff Hamilton and Lori Boone; seventh grade - Mckenzie Bagwell, daughter of Stephen and Jessica Bagwell; and eighth grade - Hannah Mattingly, daughter of Doug Mattingly and Angie Mattingly.

  • School board gives preliminary approval to $37.5 million budget

    The Marion County Board of Education unanimously approved the tentative 2015-16 budget during its special-called May 28 meeting.
    The proposed budget includes $37.5 million in revenue and expenditures. These are slight decreases compared to the estimated $38.1 million in revenue and expenses for the 2014-15 academic year.
    "That's the first thing that's going to jump out,” Superintendent Taylor Schlosser said.