James R. Wombles has been named executive assistant to the president of Midway College.
Wombles has been with the college for 17 years, recently as vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions. He retired from that position in September.
Wombles is a native of Hazard. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from EKU, and a doctorate in higher education from Indiana University.
Art Village now open in Versailles
The new Art Village in Versailles provides an environment for the creation of art and support for artists of all ages and abilities, collaborates with public and private schools to support and enhance arts and science education, and provides classes and special events.
Used and overstock materials are sorted and made available to schools, educators, parents, artists, child-care providers, youth organizations, senior groups, children's centers, theatre groups and summer camps.
The Art Village offers classes taught by artists and educators, and special events including Art in the Park and the Versailles Art Walk, both scheduled for May.
The Art Village is at 510 East Fielding Drive, Suite E, off the U.S. 60 bypass. For more information, go to Theartvillage.org.