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Schools

  • 11 from Casey named to BCTC Dean's List

    Eleven Casey County area residents have been named to the Dean’s List at Bluegrass Community & Technical College for the 2008 fall semester.

    Students named to the Dean’s List are full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

    Local academic honorees include Travis Brown, Christopher Clark, Megan Foley, Kathy Gadberry, Natasha Grider, Jennifer Hamilton, Courtney Jeffries, Larry Johnson, Kenneth Monnett, Brittany Terry and Jessica Wilson.

  • KHEAA Web site offers helpful information

    Three Zip features at www.kheaa.com provide important information that help Kentucky students and parents learn about and apply for student financial aid. Zip Access, Zip Decision and Zip Answer are unique features available only on the Web site of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Casey County Science Fair winners

    The Casey County Science Fair, held Feb. 17 at the CCHS cafeteria, drew 74 students who entered 65 exhibits.

    First-, second- and third-place awards were given in three categories, with winners named in grades K-2, 3-4, 5-6, and high school. The winners in fourth grade and above are eligible to enter the Central Kentucky Regional Science Fair, which will be held March 7 at the University of Kentucky.

    Last year, two projects from Walnut Hill Elementary placed second in their divisions at the regional fair, according to CCHS science teacher Jackie Allen.

  • Liberty Elementary fifth graders celebrate Lincoln's birthday

    Hush, hush, somebody’s calling my name,

    Hush, hush, somebody’s calling my name,

    Hush, hush, somebody’s calling my name,

    Oh, my Lord, oh my Lord, what shall I do,

    What shall I do.

    Erma Bush and Juanita White said they believe it’s important for every generation to know how African-Americans suffered during slavery as well as in the 20th century.

  • Williams, Murphy, Price here 'by the owl'

    During the opening ceremonies of an FFA meeting, the advisor states that he or she is stationed by the owl. Being so stationed symbolizes the knowledge and wisdom he or she must possess to be an advisor of the FFA.

    Any FFA member, past or present, knows how important the advisor is to the success of the organization. Without great advisors, it is impossible for the organization to succeed.

  • Beard appointed to state advisory panel

    A Casey County High School teacher has been appointed to the Kentucky State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children.

    Ryan Beard, 34, who teaches Biology, Physical Science, Earth Space Science and Special Education, was recently appointed to the panel by Gov. Steve Beshear.

    Beard said he learned that he could apply for the panel while taking a class in Frankfort as a part of a Master’s degree program at Eastern Kentucky University.

  • Somerset Community College Dean's list

    Twenty-six students from Casey County were named to the Somerset Community College Dean’s List for the Fall 2008 semester.

    The students are Ashley Swanson, William Bixby, Jessica Byrd, McKinsey Campbell, Leslie Clark, Lavonna Durham, Lacey Edwards, Diana Gentry, Ashley Godbey, Robyn Grider, Jeffrey Husted, Kevin Jones, Jessica Miller, Ashley Murphy, Kevin Muse, Jennifer Patterson, Samantha Payton, Terri Peavey, Zack Pennington, Joshua Smith, Meghan Tarter, Sarah Ware, Charles Warner, Whitney Weddle, Callie Phillippe, and Brittany Luttrell.

  • WKU President's, Dean's list

    Eight Casey County area students have been named to the Dean’s List or President’s List at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2008 semester.

    Students on the Dean’s List have a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.79, while those on the President’s List have a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0. To be eligible for either list, a student must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Fielding competing for 2009 Miss Valentine at Campbellsville Univ.

    A Casey County native is among nine students at Campbellsville University competing for the title of 2009 Miss Valentine.

  • EKU Spotlight Day to be held Feb. 21

    Eastern Kentucky University will welcome prospective students and their families to the Richmond campus Saturday, Feb. 21, for the first Spotlight Day of the spring semester.

    High school seniors and juniors, prospective transfers and their families have a special invitation to visit the Richmond campus for the event, which will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Services Building lobby. The event continues through 2 p.m. The $30 application fee will be waived for all those who apply at the event.