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TE New District Athletic Director

It is with great excitement that the Lincoln County School District announces the hire of Tim Estes as District Athletic Director.

Tim Estes is currently the morning show host on WPBK-FM and also serves as their Sports Director. It is Tim's love of sports and the kids of Lincoln County that has driven him to go above and beyond in covering local sporting events. Tim was part of the WRSL football broadcast crew from 1984-1986.


Tim retired from Lincoln County schools after teaching and coaching for 27 years. He was an assistant football coach at Lincoln County High School from 1987-1993. He was head football coach at Webster County High School during the 1994 and 1995 seasons before returning as an assistant at LCHS in 1996. He was the Head Football Coach at Lincoln County from 1997-2001. Tim also served as Head Track Coach for 15+ years.  


Tim lives in Stanford with his wife, Wendy.


Please join us in congratulating Tim Estes!

DT New Chief Academic Officer

It is with great excitement that the Lincoln County Schools announce the selection of Dreama Tomlison as Chief Academic Officer. After reviewing all applicants and conducting interview(s) Mrs. Tomlison was selected to lead the Academic Division. 


Beginning July 1st, Mrs. Tomlison will replace Jackie Risden-Smith as the Chief Academic Officer.  Mrs. Tomlison is the current principal at Crab Orchard Elementary School where she has served as the instructional leader, evaluator of certified and classified staff, manager of Title 1 budgets, chair of SBDM meetings, CSIP Coordinator, PD provider, PD facilitator, PLC meeting leader and RTI coordinator. Mrs. Tomlison has also served as a Reading First Coach, Media Specialist and elementary classroom teacher.  


Join me in welcoming Dreama Tomlison in her new role. Dreama’s vast experience will be a strong asset as the district develops strategies designed to provide quality educational experiences for all students.


SafeSchools Training

All Lincoln County employees, please click the above training link to complete your online Safe Schools and PBIS Trainings for this year. All trainings are included in this link and must be completed by August 31st, 2018. 
PBIS Training must be completed before August 15th. 

Crab Orchard Names New Principal


It is with great excitement that the Lincoln County Schools announce the selection of Justin Abbott as principal at Crab Orchard Elementary School. The Crab Orchard Elementary SBDM Council developed their selection criteria, reviewed all applicants, and conducted interview(s) to select the best candidate for instructional leader of their school.  


Beginning July 1st, Mr. Abbott will replace Dreama Tomlinson as the instructional leader of Crab Orchard Elementary School.  Mr. Abbott is joining the Lincoln County Schools from Pineville Elementary where he taught for 13 years.  Mr. Abbott also served as the Professional Development Coordinator, and Assistant Athletic Director with the Pineville Independent Schools during his tenure.  


Mr. Abbott and his wife will be bringing his two daughters to join him at Crab Orchard.  


Please join the Lincoln County Schools as we welcome Mr. Abbott to our learning community.  

Suzanne Montgomery Highland Names New Principal

It is with great excitement that the Lincoln County Schools announce the selection of Suzanne Montgomery as principal at Highland Elementary School. The Highland Elementary SBDM Council developed their selection criteria, reviewed all applicants, and conducted interview(s) to select the best candidate for instructional leader of their school.  


Mrs. Montgomery is a lifelong resident of Lincoln County, and has dedicated 29 years to our school district.  Mrs. Montgomery has been associated with Highland Elementary in some manner since 1972 when she began as a student.  


Mrs. Montgomery has served as a teacher, Academic Performance Coach, building assessment coach, and most recently as the Instructional Coach at Highland Elementary.  She has shown unwavering dedication to our school system, in particular to Highland Elementary.  Mrs. Montgomery is the wife of Scott Montgomery, retired principal of Fort Logan High School.  They have one son Ryan who is entering his second year at Georgetown College.  Mrs. Montgomery will take the helm on July 1st, as current principal James Carrier moves to Stanford Elementary. 

Kids Eat Free Summer Food Service Program Begins

Lincoln County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:


For dates, locations, and times please click Read More below

2018 Excellence in Teaching Award Program Recipients Honored

2018 Excellence in Teaching Award ProgramCongratulations to our 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award Program recipients honored May 19 with statewide recognition at Campbellsville University. Lincoln County teachers and administrators attended an awards ceremony followed by a catered luncheon where the teachers were recognized for their quality teaching and commitment to the education profession. 

Mrs. Ella Schuler, Hustonville
Mr. Timothy Wheeler, LCMS 
Mr. Harvey Franklin, LCHS

Spencer Crutchfield Named Head Football Coach at LCHS

Spencer Crutchfield

Please join us in welcoming Spencer Crutchfield as the new Head Football Coach at Lincoln County High School. Mr. Crutchfield is a life-long resident of Garrard County and has ten years of varsity coaching experience. He served nine of those years at Garrard County High School coaching the running backs, wide-receivers and defensive backs. Crutchfield made the move to Madison Central in 2017, taking on the role of running back and defensive back coach. He also served as assistant coach for junior varsity and head coach of the freshman team. In addition to his duties on the football field, Mr. Crutchfield served as head coach of track and field at Madison Central.

Coaching has been a life-long dream of Crutchfield’s, one that he knows he has been blessed to pursue thus far. When offered the opportunity to coach the Patriots he said, “It has been an exciting experience considering I played football for a neighboring county and remember with great affection the unmatched experience that football offers young men. Now, having a chance to coach at a school with such a storied history, it is absolutely a dream come true.”

Crutchfield’s scholastic pedigree includes a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Eastern Kentucky University followed by a Master of Arts in Special Education from the University of the Cumberlands.

Mr. Crutchfield lives in Lancaster along with his wife Jordan and 17 month old son Cam Dayton. Welcome Mr. Spencer Crutchfield!

NCTM- Joanna Stevens LCHS Teacher Presents at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

Joanna Stevens, a mathematics teacher and team leader at Lincoln County High School, represented Lincoln County very well by recently presenting at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2018 Annual conference on April 26th to a room of about 200 attendees. Mrs. Stevens was selected among thousands of applicants across the nation to present at this prestigious conference. The NCTM Conference is one of the world's largest mathematics events in which teachers, mathematic education leaders, administrators, mathematicians and researchers from all over the world assemble to share ideas, best teaching practices, and learn from the top mathemeticians. Congratulations Mrs. Stevens and thank you for your passion for mathematics and sharing not only with our students in Lincoln County, but the whole world!! 

Her presentation can be viewed at the following link

Fostering a Growth MindSet for All Students

Reed Campbell Campbell Appointed to the United States Air Force Academy

Congratulations to Reed Campbell on his appointment into the United States Air Force Academy! Reed exemplifies hard work, leadership skills, strong character, and determination which led him to this prestigious honor. Congratulations!!

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Non-Discrimination Notice

Academic Year:  2017-18


The Lincoln County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, political affiliation, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its programs or activities on school property and off school grounds during school-sponsored activities, and provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Inquiries may be directed to Jackie Risden-Smith, Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA Title II Coordinator, Claudia Godbey, at (606) 365-2124.

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