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Cats lose Nick Richards to ankle injury, but have little trouble with Georgetown College in exhibition opener

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky had no trouble with Georgetown College in the first of two exhibition games Sunday night. 
Although the Wildcats rolled past the defending NAIA national champions 80-53, the team’s roster dwindled after junior forward Nick Richards suffered a lower leg injury early the second half and didn’t return. Prior to the injury, Richards made all three of his attempts...

Winners announced for state’s annual ‘Capture the Earth’ photography, video contests

Drakes Creek Middle School eighth-grader Julia Freeman is the winner of the eighth annual “Capture the Earth” photography contest for middle school students, sponsored by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet in celebration of Earth Day. Keegan Hennessy, a 10th-grade student at Scott High School in Taylor Mill, won the “Capture the Earth” videography contest for high school students with...

German language teacher at Scott High is named Outstanding Teacher from KWLA

Pam Pennington is seen in her German language classroom. (Photo provided)   Pam Pennington, a foreign language teacher at Scott High School, was named the 2013 Outstanding Teacher from the Kentucky World Language Association.   Pennington was first awarded the Outstanding German Teacher Award from the Kentucky Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German, making her eligible...