sit down 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/11/13) – Daviess County Public Schools Superintendent Owens Saylor has scheduled a series of informal community meetings to give parents and other interested individuals an opportunity to meet with him to share suggestions, questions, ideas and concerns.

“Sit Down with Saylor” meetings are planned once a month in various areas of the Daviess County community. The next meeting is set from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, hosted by Samuel and Mary Ann Rafferty, whose son is a student at Burns Middle School. The church is located at 5664 Kentucky 56. Coffee and light refreshments will be served; everyone is welcome.

Samuel Rafferty, a local farmer and owner of Owensboro Antique Mall, said he believes the meetings are “a great opportunity for parents to meet the new superintendent.”

“We have been blessed with an excellent school district,” Rafferty continued. “These meetings give everyone an opportunity to hear Mr. Saylor’s plans for our district, but more importantly, the open dialogue format gives everyone a chance to ask questions and voice concerns.”

The upcoming schedule of sessions includes Jay Dee’s Restaurant at 1420 Breckenridge St. at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15; and John Kuegel’s dairy barn on Old Lyddane Road at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11.

Future meetings are planned at the Daviess County Public Library, other local restaurants and homes of DCPS families. The meeting times will also vary, giving people the opportunity to attend morning, noontime or evening events. A meeting schedule is posted on the district website at and will be updated as future events are added, or individuals may contact the DCPS Central Office at 270-852-7000 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

“I look forward to meeting families and members of the entire Daviess County community,” Saylor said. “Our community shares the DCPS district’s great expectation in providing a world-class education for our children. I welcome open and honest dialogue, suggestions, questions or concerns anyone might have.”

The goal of “Sit Down with Saylor” meetings is to make the superintendent as accessible as possible at locations and times convenient to families in our community. The superintendent also welcomes input by calling his office at 270-852-7000 or by email, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
SurfKY News
Information provided by Lora Wimsatt
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,024.06
+183.54 (1.03%)    
2 S&P 2,108.29
+22.78 (1.09%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,005.39
+63.97 (1.29%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4061

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3412

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3263

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2820

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2709

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15259

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8400

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1071

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 824

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 609

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 571

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 529

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 507

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 480

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 445

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey
May 02, 2015 414

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News