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Get to Know Cancun

Get to Know Cancun

February 20, 2019

I recently took a trip to Cancun in December of 2018, and I really enjoyed it, and I recommend going. I recommend it because there are many places to visit that are historically relevant, there is a lot of sea life to experience, and there is a lot of good, authentic Mexican food. Places to Stay...

Exploring the Explorium

Exploring the Explorium

February 1, 2019

Located at 440 West Short Street in Lexington, the Explorium of Lexington is a fun and exciting place to take kids from ages one to ten years old. The Explorium is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am-5pm, Sundays from 1pm-5pm, and Mondays from 10am-5pm only from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Admission for...

History of The Woodford Inn

History of The Woodford Inn

December 14, 2018

  The Woodford Inn is an Old Dutch Colonial building tucked away in downtown Versailles surrounded by local businesses and within walking distance of the High School. It's an official part of the Bourbon Trail and is visited by travelers coming from different places around the world parti...

The Captivating State Capital

The Captivating State Capital

December 14, 2018

While many residents of Versailles are aware of the nearby state capital of Frankfort, a surprisingly low percentage of Woodford County High School students have ever walked the grand marble halls of the Capitol Building. Unbeknownst to many, the main building is open from 8 AM to 4 PM on weekdays and...

A Walk In Cove Springs!

A Walk In Cove Springs!

December 10, 2018

  The activities at Cove Springs consist of picnic grounds, hiking trails, and an archery range. The views you will see are many areas of wetlands and streams. Cove Springs also has a summer camp to which children attend to experience the world around them. Visit https://www.tripadvisor.c...

The Most Beautiful Places to See in Ireland

The Most Beautiful Places to See in Ireland

December 10, 2018

Cliffs of Moher Probably the most popular attraction in Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher is a multi-mile long line of cliffs on the Western coast of Ireland. The views are truly spectacular from many angles. The downside is that thousands and thousands of people come here every hour, but if you go out o...

The Yuko-En Garden: Winter Edition

The Yuko-En Garden: Winter Edition

December 3, 2018

Yuko-En is written like this in Japanese 湯コーエン and means Hot water Cohen. In Japanese culture, orange is a very important color. It means love and courage.   This was built for the practice of original Raku firing technique. Raku is loosely translated as "happiness by chance...

First Time to Disney!

Annie Denington, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Travel

I bet you all are probably wondering why we decided to do this with everything that we've been through. Sometime in 2017, I filled out an application for The Dream Factory. I said I wanted to go to Disney World and Harry Potter World. The Dream Factory is an organization that gives disabled youth their wish. The Dream Factory doesn't grant everyone's wishes, so I thought it was a long shot but a cool idea, so I gave it a chance! Fast forward to August 2017. My life was falling apart. I had completely forgotten about ...

The Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Kentucky

The Top 5 Most Haunted Places in Kentucky

November 2, 2018

5. Campbell House  Created in Lexington in 1951, this historic hotel has been famous for its southern charm and elegant style. However, in the late 60's, local legend says there were two murders on the premises of the hotel. First, a woman was stabbed on the main stairwell of the hotel, where you ...

Road Trip to College #1 (Yale & Harvard)

Road Trip to College #1 (Yale & Harvard)

November 1, 2018

Over the summer, I went on a road trip to New England. Not only is New England home to many beautiful views, but it is also home to some of the world’s most prestigious colleges. Although I'm not considering any of the Ivies myself, I visited two of them to get a feel for what those types of schools...

Inside The Kentucky Castle

Inside The Kentucky Castle

November 1, 2018

Believe it or not, visiting The Kentucky Castle (TKC), located in Versailles, KY is an amazing opportunity to learn more about your Kentucky culture. You can spend a night in the castle any day of the year, eat a freshly prepared meal with vegetables from the castle garden, or even take a yoga class...

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