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Today's News

  • OVEC and iLEAD Academy school districts breaking new ground again

    Students in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties will get a jumpstart on Ky’s highest demand health care careers

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) and five of its member school districts collaborating to operate iLEAD Academy, Kentucky’s first regional high school, are breaking new ground again. 

  • Milton’s Greenwood has successful outing in Fight for Air Climb in Louisville

    Milton resident Gary Greenwood won his age group for the third year in a row at the Fight for Air Climb, held recently in Louisville.
    The event involves climbing 38 floors, 780 steps, at the National City Tower in downtown Louisville. Greenwood placed 26th out of 282 competitors with a time of 7 minutes 23.4 seconds—14 seconds faster than his previous best time.

  • Lady Raiders Softball Schedule

    Wed. March 15—host Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Mon. March 20—host Shelby County, 6:00 p.m.
    Mon. March 27—at Williamstown, 6:00 p.m.
    Wed. March 29—host Oldham County, 6:00 p.m.
    Thur. March 30—host Lloyd Memorial, 6:00 p.m.
    Fri. March 31—opponent & time TBD*
    Fri. March 31—DuPont Manual, 7:00 p.m.*
    Sat. April 1—opponent & time TBD*
    *Carroll County Classic
    Wed. April 5—host Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Thur. April 6—at Simon Kenton, 5:30 p.m.

  • 2017 Raiders Baseball Schedule

    Fri. March 17—host Atherton, 5:30 p.m.
    Sat. March 18—host Spencer County, 11:00 a.m.
    Thur. March 23—host Henry County, 5:30 p.m.
    Sat. March 25—at Williamstown, 12:00 p.m.
    Tue. March 28—at Carroll County, 5:30 p.m.
    Wed. March 29—host Gallatin County, 5:30 p.m.
    Thur. March 30—at Southwestern, 5:30 p.m.
    Fri. March 31—at Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Mon. April 3—host Frankfort, 6:00 p.m.
    Wed. April 5—host Lloyd Memorial, 1:00 p.m.

  • Lady Raiders sidelined in 8th Region opener, 64-53
  • Mass Transit

    Welcome to Cuidad de Mexico! We had finally arrived in Mexico City! This city has embraced mass transit. The urban planners recognized the logic of employing a system to remove a percentage of vehicles from the crowded roadways while continuing to shuffle people along.

  • No more ‘whiplash’

    Last weekend I finally watched “Whiplash,” the movie with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.
    Miles grew up here in Citrus County, and J.K. Simmons is the bald guy in the Farmer’s Insurance commercials and used to be the psychiatrist on “Law and Order”, plus he was in a whole bunch of other stuff.
    The movie focuses on the relationship between Andrew Neiman (Teller), a student drummer at an elite Juilliard-type music school in New York City, and the studio jazz band instructor, Terence Fletcher (Simmons).

  • LOOKING BACK

    March 5, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • State Senate passes 40 pieces of legislation in week

    Late nights, packed committee meetings, and heated debate marked the fifth week of the 2017 Session. The Senate is quickly passing the remaining Senate bills out and receiving bills from the House for consideration. While there were some contested issues, the Senate conducted itself in a bipartisan fashion. We wasted no time this week and passed over 40 pieces of legislation including:
    · Senate Bill 9, redistricting of judicial districts in order to better align caseloads with current census data;

  • Rand blasts House majority for rush in passing measures

    Through a series of extreme parliamentary maneuvers that kept teachers and other interested Kentuckians from effectively voicing their concerns, the House Majority forced a vote on the “charter schools” bill Friday in an early morning committee meeting, before rushing the measure to the House floor where it passed on a 56-39 vote.