Victim advocates hope that the Kentucky attorney general can make it clear what state law on reporting child abuse requires.
The parents of a McCracken County High School sex abuse victim say the protection of thousands of area students is at risk because of the actions of McCracken County Attorney Sam Clymer.
The interview will be held in executive session at the McCracken County Board of Education Central Office at 7:00 p.m.
The screening committee formed to help find the next superintendent for McCracken County Schools conducted its first round of interviews Sunday.
A former volunteer high school fishing coach was arraigned in court Thursday in McCracken County on sexual abuse and child porn charges.
A former volunteer high school fishing coach faces nine new child pornography charges after a grand jury recently indicted him, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department says.
McCracken County Attorney Sam Clymer laid out a timeline of events to help explain why the remaining charge against McCracken County High School Principal Michael Ceglinski was dismissed.
On Friday, a charge of failure to report was dismissed with prejudice. The “with prejudice” part means the charge is dismissed permanently and cannot be brought back to court.
During Thursday evening’s McCracken County Board of Education meeting, educators and residents had strong words about Brian Harper’s resignation and the search for a new superintendent.
On Thursday, the McCracken County School Board met for the first time since naming Heath Cartwright as interim superintendent.
While teachers are spending hundreds of dollars of their own money to buy school supplies, a person in charge of a local school district spent thousands in district funds on a beach condo, luxury SUV, and more.
An expert in crisis communications is weighing in on how McCracken County School District leaders could have better handled the situation from the very start.
McCracken County School Board member Chris Taylor has confirmed the board ignored the recommendations of its own search committee when it hired recently resigned Superintendent Brian Harper in 2017.
“I can tell you, in Mr. Harper’s defense, I was surprised,” Bradley said. “I thought this would just be a waste of time. I ran over to the central office and got the credit cards, and you know what I found. You see the documents.”
Local 6 has learned no charges are being filed against former McCracken County High School athletic director Kris Garrett.
It’s day three for new leadership at McCracken County High School. Matthew Houser, interim principal, told us his focus is on being open with parents, students and local media.
After multiple investigations, accusations, and resignations, the McCracken County school district is working to bring back stability.
A minor change was made to the charges against suspended McCracken County High School Principal Michael Ceglinski to fix a clerical error.
The McCracken County school district has named an interim principal to replace previous interim Ginger Stewart, who stepped down from that role last week.
Parents and grandparents of students at McCracken County High School say they are optimistic after the school board appointed an interim superintendent Monday.
McCracken County Board of Education Chairman Steve Shelby said, although the board did not take any action during Friday’s executive session, they are still working to find an acting superintendent following the sudden resignation of Brian Harper.
A McCracken County High School teacher accused of asking a former student to send him naked pictures is expected to be in court for the first time on Thursday.
Students at McCracken County High School wrote messages on their cars and honked Tuesday to demonstrate support for suspended principal Michael Ceglinski.
He is the 18-year-old McCracken County High School student accused of having inappropriate sexual contact and illegal sexual images of another underage student.
McCracken County School Board Vice Chairwoman Melanie Burkeen says they are ready to make some bold decisions at the district level. “It’s going to be OK. We are going to make it better, the best we can,” Burkeen said. “We are not going to stop until we got everything resolved.”
The director of pupil personnel for the McCracken County School District, Brain Bowland, has been reinstated to his position.
Several students and parents at McCracken County High School say they are happy to hear that the misconduct charge against Principal Michael Ceglinski has been dropped.
McCracken County Attorney Sam Clymer dismissed misconduct charges against suspended McCracken County High School Principal Michael Ceglinski, and Director of Pupil Personnel Brian Bowland on Friday.
The McCracken County director of pupil personnel and the high school principal are no longer charged with official misconduct.
McCracken County High School administrators found posters taped to McCracken County High on Thursday with messages of support for suspended principal Michael Ceglinski.
A judge says there is probable cause to present before a grand jury the case of John Parks, the former volunteer fishing coach at McCracken County High School accused of sexual abusing a 16-year-old student.
istrict leaders are refusing to speak with us after they originally agreed to allow us in a training with school administrators on how to report criminal incidents. While school leaders won’t talk, county leaders voiced confidence in the training that happened Tuesday.