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A Life of Music

A Life of Music

May 7, 2019

What exactly is CKYO? The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO) is an organization that provides musical opportunities for students of all experience levels. Each year, hundreds of students throughout Central Kentucky audition, but only about 400 students are accepted. These members include Elementary,...

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

May 7, 2019

The Woodford County High School Marching Band is something that many people enjoy participating in and watching. I believe that percussion in the marching band is the most important when it comes to the sound of the whole band itself. So, I'm going to ask drummers Nick Jackson (9) and Travis McMurry...

Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow Takes On the Life Adventure Center

Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow Takes On the Life Adventure Center

May 7, 2019

With the school year almost being over, the Woodford Leadership of Tomorrow group went on their last adventure on Monday, April, 29th.  The group went to the local Life Adventure Center in Versailles, where their leadership skills were immediately put to the test. The Life Adventure Center inst...

The Beauty of Our Nation’s Capital City

The Beauty of Our Nation’s Capital City

Anna Ward, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

Filed under Travel

My singing group LSCC (Lexington Singers Chamber Choir) got the amazing opportunity to tour and compete in the beautiful city of Washington D.C. This city has to be one of my favorite cities from the beautiful Potomac River, to the grand marble steps of the Capitol building, this city has so much to...

Does This Insta Ring a Bell?

Does This Insta Ring a Bell?

Blake Heller, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Filed under A & E, School, Student Life

Around the beginning of the school year, my friends and I were scrolling through Instagram, as you do, and we stumbled upon an account with no profile picture and the name wasn't even capitalized. It was the very first "Dr. Bell Fanpage" with one image of the legend himself, Dr. Bell, but it was low eff...

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Frakes, Abby, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Filed under Movies, Opinion

CAST Jason Clarke as Louis Creed Amy Seimetz as Rachel Creed John Lithgow as Jud Crandall Lucas Lovoie as Gage Creed Obssa Ahmed as Victor Pascow Alyssa Brooke Levine as Zelda Goldman The horror movie Pet Sematary was released on April 5, 2019. Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer, the movie is a rem...

DECA Goes to Disney

DECA Goes to Disney

Katherine Kelly, Staff reporter

May 3, 2019

Filed under School, Travel

On Saturday morning, select Woodford County DECA members headed to the airport. They were headed off to Orlando, where Nationals would be. Over nine countries were there, and with 22,000 competitors, it was going to be a crazy competitive next couple of days. While no one from Woodford managed to plac...

The Best Treats In NYC

The Best Treats In NYC

Hillary Ocampo, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Filed under A & E, Editorial, Food, Travel

Over spring break I went on an amazing trip to New York City—my favorite place in the world. One of the many things to enjoy in New York is the food; there is something for everyone anywhere you go, whether it's a famous restaurant or a local hotspot. But what is a good meal without dessert? I made...

Glory Days: A New Play

Glory Days: A New Play

May 3, 2019

Glory days is usually a term used to describe the carefree high school days of an adult.  However many don't look back at their high school days that fondly. Glory Days, written by freshman Jasmine Duggins, is about the high school days of Beth and Aaron, two teens who hate their lives because of their...

Lanota: Roundabout Rhythm

May 1, 2019

What's up Yellow Jackets? It's been a while since we've had a new episode! This month, I'll be covering Lanota, originally published by Noxy Games in 2016 for mobile devices. I realize this is a little old, but it's still relevant within the rhythm game community, and it definitely has plenty ...

On the Bend of the Elkhorn Creek

On the Bend of the Elkhorn Creek

May 1, 2019

I recently decided to enjoy springtime in my State and corner of the world. I visited neighboring horse farms, beautiful paddocks, and the elbow of the Elkhorn Creek. I want to take you, the readers, with me in this article so you can experience the warmth and glow that not many people see. &nbs...

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