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The Amsden’s Roots

The Amsden’s Roots

Addison Kerr, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Community, Showcase

"They are some of the busiest people I know," said the barista, who is talking about Emily and Alex Riddle.  Most likely, you have heard about Versaille's newer local coffee shop, The Amsden. The Amsden building contains the coffee shop as well as a small store and bourbon bar. Alex and Emily Riddle are ...

Living a Mini-Life

Living a Mini-Life

February 26, 2019

Over the past month or so, I have watched many videos on what minimalism really is and people's views on it. Minimalism is keeping only the things you need such as the essentials and things that give meaning; it's about living a simpler life and having freedom. There are many misconceptions of what minim...

AMEN House in Georgetown Helps Families Affected by the Government Shutdown

AMEN House in Georgetown Helps Families Affected by the Government Shutdown

Amaya Patrick, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

Filed under Community

In Georgetown, Kentucky, the AMEN House is helping families who are struggling from the federal government shutdown. This non-profit has been open for twenty years now and helps the people of Scott County with food, clothing, and financial needs. The AMEN House's executive director, Michelle Carlis...

African American Grand Finale Ball

February 4, 2019

The African American Grand Finale ball is a place where people go to celebrate the afterlife of African American history makers and/or singers. Two very intelligent women made this ball happen for all, as a fundraiser, but also for all to enjoy and learn. My first time going, was, unfortunately, their...

Restaurant Review: Rolling Oven

Restaurant Review: Rolling Oven

February 1, 2019

Have you heard of the new pizza place in downtown Versailles? It’s called Rolling Oven and is located in the old Methodist Church Educational Building behind the courthouse. It has only been open a few weeks, but we took a trip there for lunch and are happy to report that it's worth the visit! Duri...

Lighting Up Your Holiday Season

Lighting Up Your Holiday Season

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Filed under Community

The Buffalo Trace Distillery hosted their annual Lighting of the Trace on November 29th, 2018.  They had a performance from the Kentucky State University Choir and a visit from Santa. They hosted a Candlelight Tour at 5:30 p.m., Holiday Stories at 6:00 p.m., Santa's arrival at 6:30 p.m., and the Ho...

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Annie Denington, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Community, Student Life

  All of these photos were taken December 8th, 2018 at the Woodford County Humane Society. Ashlee Denington and I, Annie Denington, took these photos. I want to note that none of these pictures have been changed in any way except for being flipped to make them look right. I didn't kno...

A Dreary Day for Discovery at Morehead State

A Dreary Day for Discovery at Morehead State

Kennedy Kruse, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2018

Filed under Community, School, Student Life

Students from Woodford County High School who are enrolled in a dual credit class had the opportunity to visit Morehead State University at the end of November. While there, they toured the campus while learning about the things that Morehead offers. They were able to experience one on one interacti...

Christmas Comes to Versailles!

Christmas Comes to Versailles!

Kara Summers, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

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Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

December 12, 2018

Now that the holidays are coming up, everyone is looking for the perfect gift for a special someone, but many people are too lazy to even go inside. It is due to this laziness that window shopping has become more and more popular.  A storefront can determine whether or not someone comes in and even...

Can Kentucky Save Kentucky?!

Can Kentucky Save Kentucky?!

December 11, 2018

Our climate is drastically changing - Can we save our plant before it's too late? Brett Cease, youth volunteer education director, engagement coordinator, and a representative from Citizens' Climate Lobby located in Lexington, Kentucky, gives us an inside look at what climate change is, and how a...

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