Teacher of the Year, Waford’s ‘cheesy’ humor helps her students learn the math

September 18, 2019

Teacher of the Year, Northside’s Sanders makes learning fun

September 11, 2019

Teacher of the Year, Greene brings hands-on experience into the classroom

September 4, 2019

To tell stories, Versailles author writes down what he sees

August 28, 2019

Woodford coach brings worldly experience to his quarterbacks

August 21, 2019

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September 18, 2019

Heading into Friday night’s game against Franklin County, the Woodford County High School football team finds itself in a unfamiliar position. For the first time since Aug. 2012, the Yellow Jackets are two wins over .500 after defeating Great Crossing 37-14 in Georgetown Sept. 13.
Even in the win, the Jackets couldn’t totally escape the curse of Friday the 13th. Senior back Amartae Rice’s night was cut short early in the second quarter with a shoulder injury after a touchdown. Speed threat Malik Richardson was forced out with a lower...

September 18, 2019

Damm’s 28th minute goal is the difference in 1-0 WCHS win

After dominating their previous three district opponents by a combined 24-2 margin, the Woodford County High School boys’ soccer team ran into a different kind of challenge Tuesday evening against Spencer County. The Bears approach was a simple one — pack the defensive half and keep the superior Woodford squad off the scoreboard as much as possible. To that end, the Bears were successful even in a 1-0 defeat.
“The strategy from them was very commendable to be honest because it’s...

William Wells Brown – as portrayed by Virgil Covington Jr. – talked about being born into slavery and his successful escape to freedom at the Woodford County Senior Citizens Center last Friday morning, Sept. 13.
During his Kentucky Chautauqua performance, which was co-sponsored by the Woodford County Library, Covington embodied Brown while sharing the life experiences of the first published African American novelist and playwright.
“We were born into what they call chattel slavery,” said Covington in character as Brown, before asking...

When artist Steve Sawyer finishes painting a mural on the exterior brick wall of Cornerstone Pharmacy on Lexington Street in downtown Versailles, his artwork will celebrate Woodford County’s horse farms and beautiful landscape.
Sawyer was busy working on the mural last week and says he’ll complete the project sometime in October.
Across Lexington Street from the scaffolding for this project is a mural of Woodford Reserve Distillery that he did. It was painted over Sawyer’s “Versailles 1792,” which he says he did 22 years ago.
Both mu...

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