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Marion honors outgoing
superintendent for leadership

From the May 31, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   A special retirement celebration was held for longtime Marion County Superintendent Richard McCorkle last Wednesday at Marion County Middle/High School, although the community is certainly not "celebrating" the fact that he will be stepping away from the helm of the school system on June 30. However, the huge and diverse crowd that attended the event certainly honored the local leader and celebrated all that he helped accomplish over the course of his career.
   In addition to his 18-year tenure as superintendent, McCorkle also spent ... The rest of the story.