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Schools

  • 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.

  • Science fair set for Feb.17

    The Casey County Science Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Casey County High School cafeteria.

    Set-up for participants will be held on Friday from 3-5 p.m., with exhibits open to the public from 3-5 and after 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Participants will be interviewed between 5-7 p.m.

    The fair will feature science demonstrations and refreshments in the cafeteria between 5-7. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

  • Science fair set for Feb.17

    The Casey County Science Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Casey County High School cafeteria.

    Set-up for participants will be held on Friday from 3-5 p.m., with exhibits open to the public from 3-5 and after 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Participants will be interviewed between 5-7 p.m.

    The fair will feature science demonstrations and refreshments in the cafeteria between 5-7. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

  • State scholarship program helps students become teachers

    Kentucky students who want to become teachers may qualify for a scholarship from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Applicants must show financial need and must be enrolled full-time in a teacher education program at a participating Kentucky college to receive a KHEAA Teacher Scholarship. Teachers who are already certified are not eligible.