Metcalfe County Schools superintendent announces retirement

EDMONTON, Ky.- The Metcalfe County School District’s superintendent has announced he’s retiring.

Dr. Benny Lile announced his decision at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Lile will retire at the conclusion of the school year.

He called his decision one of the most difficult he has ever had to make.

Lile has spent the last 35 years in education, seven of those as the superintendent in Metcalfe County. he has also worked for the Kentucky Department of Education and the Barren County School District.

The process of selecting Lile’s replacement will begin immediately. the hope is for the school board to have someone named this spring.