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Calloway Ag Students Get DuPont Pioneer Grant
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:00 PM
Agriculture students at Calloway County High School will benefit from a grant provided by DuPont Pioneer and the National Association of Agricultural Educators aimed at training teachers and supplying equipment and resources to elevate the rigor of agriculture and science curricula. Shown in the photo to the left are Calloway County School District administrator Tawnya Hunter, and ...
Local School Among National Blue Ribbon Schools
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 4:42 AM
Four Kentucky public schools and five private have been named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on academic excellence. The Kentucky Education Department says the public schools are Central Elementary in Marshall County, Johnson Elementary of Fort Thomas, Tompkinsville Elementary in Monroe County and Stopher Elementary in Jefferson County. Education Commissioner ...
October is Anti-Bullying Awareness Month
Monday, September 29, 2014 6:00 PM
Be aware and prepare, October is anti-bullying month in the state of Kentucky where schools have reported over 15,000 incidents of bullying this last school year. The Kentucky General Assembly passed Senate Bill 20 during this year's legislative session. It declares October as Anti-Bullying Awareness Month and is intended to highlight the harmful consequences of bullying. In this bill, ...
Mikulcik Named Commended Student at Calloway HS
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:11 PM
Erik Mikulcik has been named the Commended Student for 2015 at Calloway County High School. Principal Randy McCallon made the announcement and awarded Mikulcik with a letter of commendation from the school as part of the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Erik is the son of Stacey and David Mikulcik and will graduate from Calloway County High School in the ...
Shots Fired on UK Campus; All Clear Given
Monday, September 29, 2014 5:56 AM
Gun shots were reported at the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington late Sunday night. The university told students to avoid the area of the Kirwan-Blanding complex, where three shots were fired, and to seek shelter through an emergency notification system email that was delivered at 9:55 p.m. Students were notified via several official university twitter accounts and the school's ...
Students Enter Veterans Day Poster-Essay Contest
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:00 AM
The theme of this year’s contest is “Defending Freedom-Protecting Dreams.” Judging will be in four divisions: grades K-2 (8” x 11” picture), grades 3-5 (100-150 word essay), grades 6-8 (150-200 word essay), and grades 9-12 (200-300 word essay). Paducah Parks Services and the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are hosting the annual Veterans ...
WKCTC Offers Photography Fundamentals Class
Monday, September 22, 2014 8:33 PM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a five-week class to teach the fundamentals of photography beginning October 7. Class instructor Jim Ethridge will cover topics such as camera types, exposure settings, composition, posing, lighting, types of photography, and more. Photographs by Ethridge have been used in several books including: Paducah, Kentucky: A Center for ...
'Orphan Train' Chosen as WKCTC Future One Book
Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:00 AM
West Kentucky Community and Technical College has selected New York Times best-selling author Christina Baker Kline’s, Orphan Train, as this year’s One Book, One Campus, One Community Read. Kline will visit WKCTC March 31 and April 1, 2015. For the seventy-five years between 1854 and 1929, an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, and homeless children were placed with families ...
Sign Up for Historic Preservation Conference
Sunday, September 14, 2014 7:00 PM
Online registration is now open for the fourth and final presentation in the 2014 Kentucky Preservation Series, “Preservation Tools and Strategies,” planned for October 23-25 in Paducah. Sessions are open to the public and geared to owners of historic buildings, members of architectural review boards and preservation commissions, local officials, and anyone interested in community ...
CPR/AED Training Class for Medical Professionals
Sunday, August 10, 2014 10:00 PM
Learning the techniques to save someone’s life is the basis for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED) training at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Every fourth Wednesday of the month beginning August 27th to end of the year, WKCTC will be offering CPR/AED training for professional rescuers and healthcare providers for either ...
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