Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

July 25, 2013

Metcalfe Board addresses grant money issues

By GINA KINSLOW
Glasgow Daily Times

EDMONTON — The Metcalfe County Board of Education is taking steps to correct issues recently discovered by state auditors when reviewing the school district’s financial records.

The issues concern the purchase and placement of computers with 21st Century Learning Center program grant funds.

A letter from Adam H. Edelen, auditor of public accounts for the state, to school board members, Bryon Jeffries, who served as interim superintendent, and Dr. Benny Lile, who was recently appointed as superintendent, was shared with media at the school board meeting. The letter stated Edelen’s office had “received concerns related to specific activities and transactions that could indicate possible mismanagement leading to noncompliance with board policy or state law.”

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