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Top Three Most Terrifying Serial Killers To Ever Exist

Top Three Most Terrifying Serial Killers To Ever Exist

November 7, 2018

Albert FisherAlbert Fisher was a serial killer that lived from 1870 to 1932. Known to be one of the worst and cruelest serial killers to ever exist, Albert was a child rapist and cannibal. Proudly stating that he had "children in every state." However, he was only convicted of three murders. The most fa...

Separated but Together by Heart

Separated but Together by Heart

Brook Jankowski, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I have a relationship with someone who lives across the ocean.  Some people do not understand a long distance relationship, but to me, a long distance relationship is one where you trust someone to the point that you love them. Meeting Up In a long distance relationship, there are many ways to...

Why You Should Watch Shane Dawson on YouTube

Why You Should Watch Shane Dawson on YouTube

Abby Robinson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Have you ever been on YouTube and just couldn't find anything that meets your interests, or even sparks your mood? Well, you should definitely check out Shane Dawson. Shane Dawson is a creator that has been on the YouTube platform since early 2008. Shane is an actor, musician, and a sketch comedian ...

Why 16-Year-Old Students Should Not Vote

Why 16-Year-Old Students Should Not Vote

November 1, 2018

In recent years, with students and their push towards local activism, such as March for Our Lives, a movement countering school shootings, the question must be asked; should 16-year-old students be allowed to vote? In my opinion; no. This is not to say that high school students are not involved in po...

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...

Why Partisan Politics are a Drain on America

Why Partisan Politics are a Drain on America

November 1, 2018

If everyone does their part, we’ll have the potential to become a much more understanding and logical of a society, and hopefully become a better America along the way; the America our founding fathers dreamed of as they ratified the Constitution.

Versailles is Boring

Versailles is Boring

November 1, 2018

Recently, I looked on a website to find something to do in Woodford County, however, most of the places to go were not even in Versailles, there were in Lexington. This is because Versailles is boring; there aren't any fun things to do for teenagers. Falling Springs is just about the only place you can go i...

Ace that Interview!

November 1, 2018

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. At one point in our lives, we will all have to do a job interview. There are Do's and Don't's. Here is a list that will help you prepare for your future interview: Dress presentable and according to a dress code. If you are unaware of the dress code, avoid...

‘Merica Monday?

‘Merica Monday?

October 30, 2018

As homecoming week approaches I set out in the halls of Woodford County to see how students feel about the removal of 'Merica Monday from the coveted spirit week. Dane Henson (11) stated, "We can't be patriots in the land of the free; this is outrageous… I feel like the school doesn't want...

Why Not, Woodford?

Why Not, Woodford?

October 5, 2018

When did you begin playing sports? Elementary, middle, high school or never? Many kids discover their favorite sport at a very young age, but they do not have the opportunity to play until they get into middle school. We sat down with some of the coaches at Woodford County High School and asked what they...

Political Correctness or Censorship?

Political Correctness or Censorship?

September 27, 2018

2018 has been a politically charged year on both the left and the right. However, in recent months, it's more apparent that those on the left are taking a more physical approach. From protest groups like Antifa (Anti-Fascist) and BLM (Black Lives Matter), radical members from these groups are attacking those they disagree...

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Review

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Review

Kevin York, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

How Does Coach Calipari Work? Coach Cal is the current Kentucky men’s basketball head coach and has one SEC national championships and four final fours with UK. Coach Calipari likes to scream at his players so they can win and run the right plays. He also likes to get these plays in the player's hea...

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