Congratulations are in order for the Glasgow Scotties and Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons. Glasgow took home the 2012 Kentucky Class 2-A Marching Band championship Saturday night, and Madisonville-North Hopkins won the 4-A championship.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday on Friday previewed an application process for public school districts wanting to operate more like charter schools, freed from a host of laws and regulations to run more independently.
Pulaski County residents are debating whether to dissolve their library board due to tax increases that have been enacted over the last two years. Library board attorney Bruce Orwin told the Commonwealth Journal that the move would shut down the library.
After months of warnings to expect lackluster scores from Kentucky's new public school assessments, the state has announced the numbers will be released early next month. A news release from the state Department of Education says the scores will be available to the public November 2nd.
WKU is set to induct three new members into the school's Hall of Distinguished Alumni. The Class of 2012 includes the first African-American to enroll in undergraduate classes on the Hill, a renowned bronze sculptor whose works can be seen throughout WKU's campus, and a Brigadier General and WWI ace fighter pilot.