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Misconceptions of Coronavirus Covid-19

Misconceptions of Coronavirus Covid-19

March 28, 2020

While a novel coronavirus or Covid-19 is spreading across our country, misinformation is as well. A pandemic of this caliber is unlike anything most people have experienced. Naturally, it has caused some anxiety among many. There are a lot of unknowns with this coronavirus because it is new to us. This h...

Thoroughbreds Through the Spring

Thoroughbreds Through the Spring

March 27, 2020

Here is a collection of images that show mostly Thoroughbred horses on a horse farm during the spring. This is the time of year for Thoroughbred horses when mares, adult female horses, are giving birth to new foals and then getting pregnant again by stallions, adult male horses. Foals are normally weane...

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Calm During the Quarantine

The Jacket Journal Staff, Staff Reporters, Editors

March 24, 2020

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UNITY Assembly: Woodford Brings in Guest Speaker Devine Carama

UNITY Assembly: Woodford Brings in Guest Speaker Devine Carama

February 21, 2020

On Friday, February 14th, Woodford County High school held an assembly focusing on the idea of Unity within our community of Versailles and the highschool itself. The school brought in a guest speaker and Versailles resident, Devine Carama, who gave a motivating speech to students about how to succeed...

Huntertown History Project Interview

Huntertown History Project Interview

February 21, 2020

Back in 2012, a project rose up through a fund grant proposal by the Woodford County government towards the development of Huntertown's 38 acres into an educational park. Alongside this came various oral interviews of former Huntertown residents conducted by Dr. Richard Schein, of the University of Kentucky.     Arou...

Ocean Wonders in Kentucky: Newport Aquarium

Ocean Wonders in Kentucky: Newport Aquarium

February 6, 2020

Ocean Wonders In Kentucky: Newport Aquarium With the recent cold weather, many are hoping to get away to sunlit beaches. What if exploring the depths of the oceans is really just an hour and a half away? Newport Aquarium is a family-friendly attraction that encourages curiosity and captures attention among anyone who ...

Woman Wrestling Champ!

February 6, 2020

Hey, Yellow Jackets! I'm back with an interview with Ashley Courtney. Ashley Courtney is a Junior this year at WCHS and is part of the Girls' Woodford County Wrestling Team.       Ashley has been wrestling for nine years and recently made history by being the first girl in history...

Bullet Journal 101: The Art of Being Organized

Bullet Journal 101: The Art of Being Organized

December 17, 2019

What is Bullet Journaling? Bullet journaling first began as a phenomenon started by thirty-nine-year-old digital designer Ryder Carroll. He first began journaling as a way to cope with his ADHD and he often carried around many of them. After taking courses in web design and working for media companies, ...

Common Car Rules Everyone Should Know but Very Few Do

Common Car Rules Everyone Should Know but Very Few Do

December 17, 2019

This is a 3-part series I have been working on for over a month. These are three things you need to know when you own a car and will be by yourself. These tricks can help more than you know. For instance, have you ever been with someone and they had a flat and had to call someone for help?  After v...

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

2nd Annual Woodford Talent Show

Kayla Hadley, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

Woodford County is holding what used to be the Annual Talent Show. This event will be held on January 17th in the cafeteria and is organized by HOSA (Future Health Professionals) Mrs. Fitzpatrick and I met so that she could give me information about the upcoming talent show. How many years has the...

Former NBA Star is Coaching the Woodford County Girls Basketball Team

Former NBA Star is Coaching the Woodford County Girls Basketball Team

December 13, 2019

Hey, Yellow Jackets! As you all probably know, the Woodford County Girls Basketball team has a new coach this year. The Coach this year is a former NBA player, Eric Daniels. Throughout the interview shown below, I asked him questions about his previous basketball experiences, what got him into ...

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