The local Wal-Mart Supercenter donated $300 to the school system based on its sales of General Mills products.
School safety is set to take a big step forward in Nelson County, police and school officials learned recently with the announced award of a $51,300 COPS Secure Our Schools grant through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing. Three schools and 25 school buses will be equipped with video surveillance systems […]
General Thomas Nelson and his wife, Lucy Grymes Nelson, in the persons of Holden Underwood and Carly Johnson, made their first known appearance in Nelson County recently during a combined Constitution Day and Patriot Day event at Cox’s Creek Elementary School (CCES). General Nelson, a Revolutionary War hero and signer of the Declaration of Independence, […]
Reading is a “cool gig” at Bloomfield Elementary School. Photo by Kathy Walker
Cox’s Creek Elementary School (CCE) achieved the magic 100 again and Old Kentucky Home Middle School (OKH) sprinted forward the fastest toward that goal, educators learned Sept. 22 with the release of spring test results from the Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT) and 2010 No Child Left Behind (NCLB) progress report. OKH jumped forward on […]
The lesson was about chemical reactions, but ice cream was the real draw for students at Bloomfield Middle School when the “Ag trailer” came calling recently. Students used a simple mixture of milk, sugar and vanilla to make their own “ice cream in a bag” by vigorously shaking the contents in a container with ice […]
Broken bones, severe burns, electrocution, blood, gore and lots of laughter were all present at the scene of a mock disaster recently at the Nelson County Area Technology Center (NCATC), adjacent to Nelson County High School. Nelson County EMS, together with Flaget Memorial Hospital worked with NCATC Tuesday morning to stage two mock incidents as […]