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Estill Co. Schools Awarded $4 Million Grant for Tech Center

Estill County Schools has announced that the school district will be receiving a $4 million U.S. Economic Development Administration Grant. This award will be dedicated to the construction of the Estill County Area Technology Center.  The Estill County Board of Education thanked staff, officials, and local businesses among others for continued support of the project […]

A Meeting with the Principal: Looking forward into the School Year

Wbontv went down to Kit Carson Elementary to talk to Principal Jane Anderson, who gave us a lot of details about her plans heading into the school year. Anderson states that she will be hosting an event called Pizza with the Principal on July 30th. She invites parents and students alike to help break the […]

Following Protests, Lincoln County Teacher Still Under Investigation

WBON TV reached out to The Lincoln County Board of Education to get their take on the teacher who was accused of abusing an autistic student. Because the investigation is ongoing they refused to comment at this time. On January 9th, Trina Abrahms was arraigned on a misdemeanor assault charge. A video was released back […]

Milking Up Some Fun at Kit Carson Elementary

Today at Kit Carson, students got to get up close and personal with Jet, the dairy cow from Western Kentucky. According to Stephanie Beard at the school, this ‘field trip’ is a free program offered by South Land Dairy Farms, where students get to interact and learn all about the dairy industry, without even leaving […]

Compassion in Crab Orchard: Galilean Home Ministries

Just in time for the holidays: a heartwarming journey through all of the aspects of Galilean Home Ministries as told by Public Relations and Development Director Quincy Burt. Not only do they have a born-free prison ministry for babies who are born to incarcerated mothers, but The Galilean Christian Academy on site, and homes for […]

Threat Made To Madison Central High School (Updated)

Richmond Police as well as Kentucky State Police have been notified and are investigating a situation revolving a social media post threatening a shooting at Madison Central High School this week. According to Madison County Schools there will be a heightened police presence in the school this week as classes will continue on schedule. School […]

Free Lunch Announced by Madison County Schools

The school year is about to begin, so WBON-TV thought it no better time to visit Madison County Schools to have a chat with Erin Stewart, Community Education Director. Stewart explained that this is the first time the school district is eligible for the across the board free lunches for all students, preschool through high […]

Back to School

Today is the first day of school for many students in the surrounding areas as Estill County and Powell County return to classes today. Students are set to return to class in Madison County on Wednesday, August 16th while Eastern Kentucky University will resume classes on Monday, August 21st.