• 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.

  • Casey County student graduates from ELI

     A Casey County student learned what it takes to start and manage a successful business venture this summer at The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI).

  • Seniors earn more than $1.2M in scholarships, awards

     After 13 years working toward academic excellence, the hard work has paid off for the Casey County High School Class of 2013. 

  • Chamber honors CCHS, CCMS students

    “We always hear about bad news,” Casey County Chamber of Commerce Coordinator Blaine Staat said, “but there’s plenty of good news, too.”
    Wednesday, April 25, was “a day to focus on the good news,” he said.
    That’s exactly what the chamber did as they honored 20 top students from the Casey County High School and Middle School.
    With local officials and family members in attendance, the students were presented awards “as an acknowledgment of their success.”

  • Winners announced in creative writing contest

    The fifth annual creative writing contest, sponsored by the Casey County Public Library, Liberty/Casey County Chamber of Commerce, and The Casey County News, featured 102 entries in three age groups — adult, middle school and high school.
    The top three in each age division received monetary awards — $75 for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third.
    Winners in the adult division were Mike Dean, first; Fr. Patrick L. Dolan. second; and Patti Jensen, third.

  • Casey County celebrates ‘Week of the Young Child™’

    By Barry D. Lee
    Casey County Schools

    The Casey County School System and Casey County Early Childhood Council asks for all community members to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child™ (April 15–19).  As part of the Week of the Young Child™ that is celebrated across the country, Casey County is honoring young children and all those who make a difference in children’s lives.

  • Casey County School Board adopts amended calendar

    During an unusually long meeting on March 12 in which board members accepted Superintendent Linda Hatter’s announcement of her June 30 retirement, the school calendar was amended and set, with Friday, May 17 as students’ last day and graduation, and Friday, May 24 as the last day for teachers and staff.
    However, Hatter said that the board had a called meeting last night (Tuesday) to amend it once again.
    “Because the state track meet is on May 17, the board will discuss a new date,” Hatter said.

  • School calendar: Feb. 27, 2013

    March 1    
    —Dr. Seuss Birthday – Read Across America Day
    —Pork Producers Fundraiser in Liberty – Sponsored by CCMS Football Boosters

    March 2
    —CCHS – Cinderella’s Closet 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    March 4
    —CCMS - Common Assessment #5 begins (through Wednesday, 13) All students testing in all content areas

    March 4 – 8
    —JPE – Scholastic Book Fair

    March 5