Tobacco’s Toll: New push aims to curb the other addiction problem in country’s sickest states

By Mary Meehan Special to KyForward Hundreds of kids scurrying to buses are oblivious to a sign above them declaring Bourbon County High School “100 percent Tobacco Free.” But upstairs in the library, sophomore and anti-smoking advocate Jacob Steward unfurls a six-foot scroll with earth-toned papers trapped between clear sheets of laminate. He begins reading the anti-smoking slogans he’ll post...

Six Wildcats headline Kentucky players selected on third, final day of MLB draft

SS Will Hurt (Lexington Catholic) — Twins — 16th round (490)   Baseball America ranked Hurt as the No. 15 prospect in Kentucky before the draft after leading Lexington Catholic to a No. 1 ranking at the end of the regular season. Hurt has committed to play college baseball at Coastal Carolina. Perfect Game USA ranked him the No. 286 high school prospect in the class of 2012.   3B...