Twenty-two individuals were trained to be new tutors at Literacy Volunteers. Tutors commit to working with an adult student learning English for two hours per week for approximately a year.

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School?

Literacy Volunteers Holds Record-breaking July Tutor Training Last Saturday, Literacy Volunteers hosted one of its most successful summer tutor trainings yet. “July is historically a tricky month to pull in a large numbers of new tutors since many people are on vacation,” said Executive Director Ellen Osborne. Twenty-two tutors attended the all day training. At […]

Photo: Nelson County Visitor's Bureau/Inset by Lisa Provence

Life, twice: Court rejects Randy Taylor’s last-minute offer

A Nelson County Circuit Court judge sentenced Randy Taylor to two life sentences in prison for the abduction and murder of 17-year-old Alexis Murphy, whose body has never been found. Taylor has maintained his innocence, but during the July 23 sentencing hearing, his attorney said Taylor would disclose Murphy’s whereabouts if the court reduced his […]