• CCHS FFA members get top honors at banquet

    By Kendell Monday
    FFA Reporter

    Three Casey County High School FFA members captured top honors on May 1 at the annual year-end banquet held at the high school cafeteria.
    Austin Morgan won the award as the Star Chapter Farmer and Elizabeth McDonald took home the Star in Placement award.
    Marcus Salyers was recognized for his participation in FFA activities ― livestock judging, dairy judging, state and national convention, and parliamentary procedures team.

  • Casey students named 2014 Rogers Explorers

    Casey County students Laci Lee, Austin Harne, Tristan Elmore, Harley Byrd, and Macie Emerson have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to build their math, science, and technology skills this summer at the 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.
    One hundred and fifty middle school graduates from Southern and Eastern Kentucky will converge on the campuses of five Kentucky colleges and universities for this year’s Rogers Explorers program. It is the largest class ever in the history of the eight-year-old program.

  • LES recognizes honor roll, perfect attendance

    Honor Roll

  • Students recognized at Friends of Education event

    Casey County Friends of Education recently sponsored its annual academic awards reception for middle school and high school students. All students awards achieved at least at 3.5 grade point average.
    Middle school door prize winners were Shayla Brown, Katie Noe, Daniel Terwilliger and Kaitlyn Sallee.
    High school door prize winners were Justice Cundiff, Alan Durham, and Tiffany Riggins.
    Nicholas Twilley was the winner of the Galazy Netbook.


  • Showing their Rebel pride

    A large part of a high school senior’s final year is Spirit Week, leading up to the big homecoming event. 

    But before a new Homecoming King and Queen are crowned during halftime of the Rebels’ game with 

    McQueary Central on Friday, Sept. 27, students will have an opportunity to participate in a full slate of activities to “get in the spirit,” said Jackie Allen, a science teacher at CCHS and pep club advisor.

    On Sept. 17, the entire CCHS student body cast their votes for the next King and Queen. 

  • Casey High ACT scores up 2 points in last five years

    The Kentucky Department of Education recently released average ACT scores for 2013, and Casey County High School students posted a composite score of 19.1, up .2 over last year and up two full percentage points since 2009 — but still .1 shy of the state average of 19.2.

    The composite score is an average of the four content areas — English, math, reading, and science.

  • Casey County bus routes for 2013-14 school year

     #091 — JOHNNY LONG, Jones Park Pre-School. *JP

    #092 — GARLAND DAVIS, Brook Dr., Calhoun Crk., Carmicle View Apts., Dillon St., Dry Ridge, Ellison Dr., Hickman Crk., Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., Westlake Dr., Whipp Ave. LES

  • Two from Casey County graduate from Rogers Scholars program

     Two CCHS students graduate from 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars 

    Karey Sellers and Morgan Emerson graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s 2013 Class of Rogers Scholars.

  • Casey County CECC awarded $7,900 grant

     Young students in Casey County will benefit from one of nearly 60 grants awarded by the state.

    State officials announced nearly $1.2 million in funding for 58 Community Early Childhood Councils in 91 Kentucky counties.

  • Walnut Hill is county’s first to use ‘The Leader in Me’

     Thanks to a generous grant, Walnut Hill Elementary is the first school in Casey County to implement The Leader in Me program.