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Lighting Up Your Holiday Season

Lighting Up Your Holiday Season

MaQuoia Bernabe, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

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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...

Santa Claus Comes to Town!

Santa Claus Comes to Town!

December 10, 2018

Stepping Into a World of Careers

Stepping Into a World of Careers

December 6, 2018

Southside Elementary held their annual Career Day on November 19th and professionals from around Kentucky came to teach the students about their specific careers. Southside Elementary had all kinds of careers showcased there. This career day for the students is to teach them about what kind of jobs are...

Scary Rides, Scary Times

Scary Rides, Scary Times

November 7, 2018

  Do you enjoy scary events for Halloween? Have you ever gone out of the house or your neighborhood to enjoy some haunted events? Well, either way, you may want to see the huge tourist place in Mason, Ohio called the Halloween Haunt at Kings Island; and let me tell you it's an amazing ex...

You Were Made For This

You Were Made For This

November 2, 2018

Young Life is part of a world-class organization for teenagers. The staff and volunteers of Young Life Woodford County enter into the world of kids focusing on what matters most to them — fun, adventure, friendship, and sense of significance. In doing so, they earn the privilege of talking to adol...

No Vote? No Problem!

No Vote? No Problem!

November 1, 2018

As avid readers of news, consumers of media, and participants in the political conversation, a question pondered is, "How can I have a role in government if I can't vote?" At 16 years old, it seems as if all forms of participation in government in the community are still a few years out of reach. While...

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