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Anime Zone 101

Anime Zone 101

March 28, 2020

Yōkoso (meaning "welcome" in Japanese) to a resource of anime for beginners! Obviously, anime is not for everyone, but you're in this article so something piqued your interest. Below is just a few genres of anime to choose from, and just a few starters if you would like to open your world to this creative...

What Makes Alabama A Pretty Sweet Home

What Makes Alabama A Pretty Sweet Home

Anna Ward, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

When people think about planning a nice beach vacation I feel like the places that typically cross people's minds are Florida or South Carolina and yes, those places have really great beaches but so does Alabama. To be honest I would've never thought of Alabama being a good place for a beach vacation...

Cooking in Quarantine!

Cooking in Quarantine!

March 27, 2020

Cooking in Quarantine During this quarantine, I, along with everyone else, have found myself bored out of my mind. You would have thought that it would be amazing to stay home from school, but it gets pretty boring pretty quickly. With all of this time on my hands, I decided to start baking. In these ...

Tiktok: Safe or Too Convenient?

Tiktok: Safe or Too Convenient?

Emma Duggan, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Tiktok is a social media app that teenagers, adults, and celebrities use to create fun videos of many different things.  Along with this new app, there is a controversial argument on whether Tiktok is a safe app or if it is too convenient for people of young age. Let's break down both sides of the issue! Safe: The ...

Old Farms Harbor Many Souls

Old Farms Harbor Many Souls

Abby Frakes, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

My mom, uncle, and I started at the farmhouse. It's where she and my uncle used to live when they were kids. My mother's father bought it, but I'm not too sure who owned it before. It gives off this eerie sort of vibe. This house would be a good place for ghosts to roam in and around as it is fairly...

Jamming Out at Winter Jam

Jamming Out at Winter Jam

March 12, 2020

Despite the paranoia due to the coronavirus, hundreds of people came out to see multiple artists perform at one of the biggest annual Christian concerts in Kentucky: Winter Jam. Those who appeared at Winter Jam include Zauntee, Ballenger, Riley Clemmons, Austin French, Red, Newsong, Andy Mineo, JJ Weeks,...

Seeing Secretariat

Seeing Secretariat

Dakota Hobbs, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

Secretariat Statue Secretariat was the 1973 Triple Crown winner. The statue is a remake of the horse immediately after he won on May 5, 1973. Secretariat lived from March 30, 1970, to October 4th, 1989. This statue represents Secretariat's outstanding achievements in horse racing. The statue is locate...

Behind the Curtain with Trinity Theatre

Kennedy Kruse, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Most people would say that 'theater kids' are a different species, and those people are usually right. From the bluesy, soulful singers to aspiring silver screen actors, there's always an array of diversely talented people in every cast. Almost every theater student across the globe has a story to tell, whether it be on the stage or off.  In the video below, get ready to go behind the scenes with young actors from Trinity High School's Department of Theatre Arts (Trinity DOTA) as they discuss what goes into making a show ...

Take a Walk Down Broadway Street in Frankfort

Take a Walk Down Broadway Street in Frankfort

February 14, 2020

Frankfort seems so far away, but I promise it's worth the trip! Downtown Frankfort is filled with interesting sights, stores, and restaurants. From pizza to coffee, pottery, the Grand Theater, and the Old Capitol building downtown Frankfort is filled with beauty and amazing history.  Check out this ph...

Rolling Downtown to Visit the  Rolling Oven

Rolling Downtown to Visit the Rolling Oven

February 13, 2020

Rolling Oven began as a food truck and was a mobile pizza kitchen until it became a restaurant in many locations that serve Neopolitan-style pizza and sandwiches cooked in a traditional Italian wood-fired brick oven. I've been to many pizza restaurants such as Mellow Mushroom, Hometown Pizza, and the...

Midway, Kentucky: Then vs. Now

Midway, Kentucky: Then vs. Now

February 10, 2020

Midway, Kentucky is a tiny, albeit thriving community; standing strong since 1835. Midway is known for its vibrant architecture, unique restaurants, and friendly townsfolk. Midway is a regular host to local festivals, such as Francisco's Farm Arts Festival, and the Fall Festival; which has been named ...

Winner of Woodford’s Got Talent

February 10, 2020

This January, Woodford's HOSA club put on the second Woodford's Got Talent. This is a school-wide talent show open to all Woodford County High School Students. There were many incredible acts from singing to dancing and even whip cracking. However, only one act could win and the winning act was an incredible...

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