Browse Interviews (48 total)

Retired School Superintendent of the Burgin Schools

Director of Administrative Affairs

In this interview, William Lacefield, Superintendent of Shelby County Schools, discusses his background, the merger of city and county schools, students from surrounding counties, school boards, and the school system's budget.

In this inteview, Robert Arwin, Superintendent of Oldham County Schools, discusses his background, decision to become an adminstrator, and problems concerned with growth. He also comments on the staff, school boards, and changes that have taken…

In this interview, Zack Banks, Former Superintendent of Jackson County Schools, discusses his background, education, military service, and prior teaching positions. He also discusses the problems in the school system of the past several years.

In this interview, John W. Marsee, former Superintendent of Garrard County Schools, discusses his education, his prior positions, the Marsee family, and his duties as Superintendent. He also comments on problems he faced and other issues.

In this interview, William Bennett, Superintendent of the Berea Community School, discusses his education, military service, prior positions, and his decision to become Superintendent. He also comments on independent schools in KY, and problems he…

In this interview, Charles Harris, Superintendent of Somerset City Schools, discusses his education, his years at WKU, why he made a career in educations, prior positions, and other issues dealing with his job as Superintendent.

In this interview, A.T. Hensley, Former Superintendent of Mercer County Schools, discusses his education, issues that the school system has faced, his contributions, and a comparison of the position of School Superintendent in the past twenty years.

In this interview, Hugh Adams, Jr., Superintendent of Jessamine County Schools, discusses the problems of his position and also the things that he enjoys about being a Superintendent.

In this interview, Otis Johnson, Superintendent of Jackson County schools, discusses his education, prior positions, what it takes to be a Superintendent, along with many other topics related to his position.

In this interview, Ernerst Wiggins, Superintendent of East Bernstadt Schools, discusses his education, former jobs, military service, previous coaching jobs, and other various aspects of the job of Superintendent.

In this interview, Kenneth King, Superintendent of Mercer County Schools, discusses his education, pros and cons of being Superintendent, the School Board, lack of dedication by teachers, athletics, and the negative aspects to his job.

In this interview, J.K. Powell, Retired School Superintendent of Mercer County, Former President of Cambellsville College, and President of EKU, reccollects on his many experiences as an educator and as administrator for the school systems.

In this interview, Douglas Miller, Retired Superintendent of Estill County Schools, discusses his background and education, the consolidation of Estill Co. Schools, the School Board, vocational school, and problems he faced while he was…

In this interview, Earl Shaw, Superintendent of Garrard County Schools, discusses his education, prior positions, problems he has faced, the School Board, the positive aspects of his job and decision makers in the county.

In this interview, Jesse Lay, former Superintendent of Knox County Schools, discusses his education, teaching in Harlan County and the problems with coal strikes, and recollects on his many years as a teacher and administrator in Knox, Laurel, and…

In this interview, James Hampton, Superintendent of Knox County Schools, discusses his educational experience and his duties as Superintendent in Knox County.

In this interview, Donald Hayes, Superintendent of Middlesboro Schools, discusses his background and education, why he wanted to be a Superintendent, School Boards, problems he's faced, and positive and negative aspects of the job.

In this interview, Ike Slusher, Superintendent of the Bell County School System, discusses his educational and administrative experience, and the problems involved in operating a school system.

In this interview, Denver Partin, Former Superintendent of Whitley County Schools, discusses his education, prior educational positions, his reasons for being Superintendent, School Boards, school enrollment, and other issues concerning the system.

In this interview, Louie Martin, Superintendent of Corbin Independent Schools, discusses his background and education, reflects on his early life, why he became Superintendent, the School Board, and other aspects related to his job as Superintendent.

In this interview, J.B. Mountjoy, Superintendent of Williamsburg Independent Schools, discusses his education, his decision to go into school administration, the School Board, and other aspects related to his job as Superintendent.

In this interview, Ernest Siler, Superintendent of Whitley County Schools, discusses his education, the School Board and elections, problems of the Superintendent and school system, and his future plans to run for State Representative.

In this interview, Vernon Miniard, Superintendent of the Monticello School System, discusses his family and background, his time working for Blue Diamond Coal Co., as well as his time in the military and education. He also discusses school boards,…

In this interview, Charles Parson, Superintendent of Rockcastle County schools, discusses his family and background, his education at different institutions, and his prior educational positions held. He also comments on his time at EKU, school…

In this interview, Garland Grover, Superintendent of Laurel County Schools, discusses his personal background and education, along with positions held in Laurel County prior to becoming Superintendent. He also comments on the problems of the…

In this interview, E.R. Purdom Jr., Superintendent of Danville Independent Schools, discusses his education and personal background, his desire to become a Superintendent, the school board and his relationship with them. He also comments on the many…

In this interview, Roy Camic, Superintendent of Boyle County Schools, discusses his personal and educational background, his military service, and positions held prior to becoming Superintendent. He also comments on his reasons for wanting to become…

In this interview, William Hall, Retired Assistant Superintendent of Laurel County Schools, discusses his background and education, problems of the Superintendent, the School Board, and his decision to leave Letcher County. He also comments on the…

In this interview, Russel Roberts, School Superintendent for Madison County Schools, discusses his personal background, education, and his prior teaching and coaching experiences. He also comments on School Boards, problems in the school system, and…

In this interview, John & Mary Dunbar, discuss their early life and education, their teaching experiences throughout the years, and problems in the schools. They also comment on their educational philosophy, their hobbies, and problems of Adair…

In this interview, Robert Polston, School Superintendent of Clinton County, relfects on his 25 years in this position and offers his opinions on the progress of Clinton County.

In this interview, Troy Spear, Superintendent of Cumberland Co. Schools, discusses his background and education, his positions held prior to becoming Superintendent, and the School Board and elections. He also discusses major issues that he has…

In this interview, Myron Worley, Editor of the Pioneer News, discusses the history of the Pioneer News, the type of news that is printed in the paper, and the paper's editorial policy. He also discusses many issues in the county, major decision…

In this interview, Jo Westpheling, Editor of the Hickman Courier, discusses many issues in the community including school boards and judges.

In this interview, Moss Vance, Editor of the Woodford Sun, discusses his background and the history of the newspaper. He also discusses the decision makers and needs of Woodford County.

In this interview, Anthony White, editor of the Estill County Citizen's Voice, discusses his personal background as well as the paper itself.

In this interview, Mr. Richard Trimble, editor of the Barbourville Mountain Advocate, recollects on his long and varied career as a newsman, and discusses his duties as a newspaper editor.

Charles Roberts, a Nelson County native, discusses his public service career and family history in this interview. Interview topics include his decision to enter into politics, the positions he has held, the county's problematic roads and bridges,…

Byron Martin, a Grant County native, discusses his family history, education, and political career, which included a terms as Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff, County Judge and County Judge Executive. Interview topics also detail the Judicial Referendum, his…

Calloway Montgomery, a Magoffin County native discusses his family history, education, military service record, and his county political career in this interview. Interview topics include the Judicial Referendum, Fiscal Court, Big Sandy AD District…

In this interview, Ledford Karr details his family background, Wyoming CCC service in 1930s, his United States Army service, and his political career in Laurel County. Karr was elected Laurel County Judge Executive in 1974 after two terms of service…
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