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The latest ACT results from tests taken by all Kentucky juniors show improvement in all content areas and higher percentages of students ready for college-level coursework. George Rogers Clark students did even better, scoring above the state average in...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLEXINGTON — It’s not hard for former University of Kentucky standout Lester Boyd to let you know how folks in Franklin, Ky., feel about UK┐coach Joker Phillips. “They think Joker Phillips is the best thing since sliced bread, or at least...
The Winchester SunFor the past 106 years, the Labor Day Celebration and parade in downtown Winchester has been a time of celebration and a source of pride for the African-American community in and around Winchester. The festival continues this year with the crowning of the...
Tags: Festive Events, Arts, Holidays, Arts and Culture, Entertainment
The Camp Nelson Preservation and Education Foundation and the Jessamine County Fiscal Court will sponsor the Camp Nelson Civil War Days Living History Sept. 10-11. The event will be held on the grounds of the best preserved Union Army supply depot and...
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email@example.comJoe Malone first met John Calipari in the early 1990’s when Calipari was coaching at Massachusetts, but it was the 1996 Final Four that the UMass coach truly impressed Malone. UMass lost to eventual national champion Kentucky in the Final Four...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Camp Nelson Preservation and Education Foundation, along with the Jessamine County Fiscal Court, will sponsor the Camp Nelson Civil War Days Living History on Saturday and Sunday. The event will take place on the grounds of the best-preserved Union...
For the Community Arts CenterRagtime swept the country in the early 20th century with its syncopated rhythms. It began as dance music in the red-light districts of America, such as St. Louis and New Orleans, and eventually was published as popular sheet music for piano. Dick Domek,...
Tags: Music Theater, Theater, Arts, Jazz (genre), Arts and Culture
The Winchester SunWhen Clark County Board of Education members elected to have George Rogers Clark High School participate in the Advance Kentucky Math-Science Initiative last year, they said they felt like it could make a big difference for students taking Advanced...
The Winchester SunThe Winchester-Clark County Tourism Commission was introduced to the Civil War Fort at Boonesboro — which is in its sixth summer open to the public — in 1998. Now, the commission can no longer afford to maintain the site on its own and is...
Tags: Finance, Judges, Minority Groups, Kentucky, Justice System
email@example.comHARRODSBURG — A Harrodsburg man is being sought on a first-degree robbery charge after he allegedly robbed the Marathon store at 620 S. College St. at gunpoint about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. Terrence Lee Walker, 21, was last seen in Campbellsville and...
Tags: Crimes, Theft, Minority Groups, Sports, Richard Morris
As most Americans celebrated the independence of the United States from Great Britain this past weekend it’s doubtful that organization like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) or Amnesty International...
TUESDAY, JULY 12 — Clark County Writers Group meeting, 6 p.m., Clark County Public Library. The public is invited to attend. — Zumba, Shearer Elementary School gym, 5:45 p.m. — Water aerobics, Winchester YMCA, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Class is...
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