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Owensboro College Student to Intern at Disney  SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/10/18) — An Owensboro Community and Technical College student has been selected for the Disney College Program that includes a ...

Apollo student gets perfect score on ACT  14 News WFIE Evansville

Trevor Payne, a junior at Apollo High School, earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test when he took it on March 20.

What are this year's Top 10 stories? | Local News  messenger-inquirer

2018 is almost over. It brought a lot of good times -- and bad -- to the region. The first five stores in Gateway Commons opened.

Hager family established Goodfellows tradition in 1916 | Local News  messenger-inquirer

The Hager family, who were longtime owners of the Messenger-Inquirer, are still remembered fondly at the newspaper although the family sold the family ...

Ex-UK, Owensboro Apollo High School, NBA star Rex Chapman: Opioid crisis needs funding, focus  Evansville Courier & Press

"We're going to see this for a generation. Get used to it," Chapman says about society's struggle with opioid abuse.

Football coach Phillip Hawkins leaves Doss High School for Apollo job  The Courier-Journal

Phillip Hawkins has stepped down after four seasons as the football coach at Doss High School to take the same position at Apollo High School in Owensboro.

Lockdown lifted for Owensboro school after police investigate nearby shooting  14 News WFIE Evansville

Apollo High School in Owensboro was on lockdown for about 20 minutes Monday.

Owensboro Apollo joining football schedule in 2019 | Sports  Princeton Times Leader

Caldwell County finished off its football schedules for the next two years this week, adding newcomer Apollo High School of Owensboro.

Carter children brave tornado; community comes together for clean-up  The Owensboro Times

The EF1 tornado that wound through Stanley, Ky. Saturday has been the focus of hundreds of local and national news stories today. The storm itself is not the ...

Answer Man: High school designs have students going in circles  Post-Bulletin

Dear Answer Man, Mayo High School is one of the most unusual school buildings I've ever seen. It's designed as a circle, or a wheel-and-spokes, as you know.

Garner Awarded Kentucky Spanish Teacher of the Year Award

The Kentucky Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese has selected Lisa Garner as the 2017 recipient of the Kentucky ...

Remembering Owensboro 2000 tornado 18 years later

January 3, 2000 is a day many in Owensboro remember 18 years later. The National Weather *Service* categorized a tornado as an F-3 with winds around 180 ...

Hayden affected entire community: 2017 memorable year for local sports  messenger-inquirer

The sports scene in Daviess County throughout 2017 produced everything from the passing of some of the area's most beloved figures to exceptional individual ...

KTIA conference returns for first time since 2007 | Local News  messenger-inquirer

The Kentucky Travel Industry Association will bring its annual conference to Owensboro Tuesday through Thursday for the first time since 2007, when the ...

Catholic wins thriller, 3-2 | Local Sports  messenger-inquirer

The Owensboro Catholic High School volleyball team won the 9th District Tournament championship against Apollo in a five-set thriller on Wednesday night at ...

GOLF: Kentucky natives set to compete at Barbasol  Richmond Register

When the Barbasol Championship tees off next week at Champions at Keene Trace Golf Club, fans will be able to see some of the best golfers in the world.

Nickel Tax Approved for Daviess County School Projects  WKU Public Radio

The Daviess County Board of Education has approved a controversial nickel tax to fund school construction and renovation. The nickel tax is the equivalent.

‘Super Cooper’: Baby born with rare disorder in Kentucky  Lexington Herald-Leader

His family calls him "Super Cooper" and "Cooper the Trooper": Cooper McElvain was born Feb. 18 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, and the little guy's ...

Instructor sentenced to 5 years in prison for sexual abuse  WKYT

A former color guard instructor at a western Kentucky high school has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing several ...

High school embraces bowling as varsity sport  Seattle Times

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — For most people, bowling is just a hobby or an activity to do with friends on the weekends, but for Apollo High School, it's much more ...

The future of the family dairy farm  The Owensboro Times

Friday, Oct. 12 is National Farmer's Day, a day created to celebrate all of the hard-working farmers in the agriculture industry. It may surprise some to know that ...

Ex-UK star Rex Chapman says McCarty a great hire for Evansville Aces  Evansville Courier & Press

Walter McCarty's hiring as the new University of Evansville coach got a ringing endorsement from another ex-University of Kentucky star, Rex Chapman.

To Do Today: Monday, Nov. 12 | Local News  messenger-inquirer

Audubon Elementary School, 300 Worthington Road, invites all veterans to attend a free breakfast at 6:50 a.m., followed by a patriotic program at 7:30 a.m. ...

Logan Weedman will be a big in-state target for UK in the 2021 class

If it seems like you're hearing a lot about prospects from Owensboro, Ky., in recent days, that's because you are. The city and the area are home to a good ...

88 students graduate in the WKU Gatton Academy's 11th class – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 14, 2018) — On Saturday, May 12, eighty-eight students representing forty-eight counties from across the Commonwealth of ...

Hall of fame confirms Rex Chapman for bracketology event  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Former NBA and University of Kentucky basketball standout Rex Chapman will get his first look today at the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

Perfect Harmony: Zion Harmon Is Bringing A New Level Of Excitement To The Kentucky Prep Hoops Scene  SLAM Online

Not since Rex Chapman in the 1980s has the state of Kentucky seen a groundswell of excitement like that generated by point guard Zion Harmon this season.

Called to Honduras: Madrid family seeking to be full-time missionaries  messenger-inquirer

Jorge and Savanah Madrid quickly admit that they have it all in Owensboro. They live in a nice home in a nice suburb near Audubon Elementary School.

WKU honors 80 students from Owensboro area high schools  WKU News

WKU honored 80 students from eight high schools in the Owensboro area for their academic achievements. The group of students invited to this year's luncheon ...

Owensboro Farmers Market Puts Down Roots with Permanent Building  WKU Public Radio

The Owensboro Regional Farmers Market opens for the season April 14. The 34-year-old marketplace will soon feature a new look as it puts down permanent.

Three local students awarded scholarships by MasterBrand Cabinets  Dubois County Free Press

Three local high school seniors were included in a list of ten scholarships awarded by MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. for the 2018-2019 academic year. Morgan ...

Independence Bank Awards Record Number of Scholarships in 2017  WBKO

Independence Bank awarded $119350 to high school seniors within their *service* area at a scholarship reception.

3 selected for 2017 class of Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame  WKU News

Members of the ninth class of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame — (from left) Opal T. Sibert, Ron Skillern and Joe Westerfield — will ...

'A blockbuster year': 2018 local economy looking strong for Owensboro  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Owensboro's economy has been steadily growing for several years.

New Superintendent Named for Daviess County Public Schools  WKU Public Radio

The Daviess County Board of Education has named its new superintendent for public schools. He is Matt Robbins, the school district's current assistant.

New Forest Park assistant principal: 'It's an honor'  The Herald

Forest Park High School math teacher David Welp achieved a career goal.

Class of 2017 inducted into Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame  WKU News

Three new members of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame were inducted Wednesday (March 8) during a ceremony at the Capitol ...

Owensboro Apprenticeship Program Creating Pipeline for Advanced Manufacturing  WKU Public Radio

Kentucky manufacturers are confronting a problem facing the entire United States – a shortage of skilled workers for technically sophisticated industries.

BCHS Trojan Band wins third grand championship in as many weeks  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW – The Barren County High School Marching Trojans have won grand championship awards for the past three weekends in a row.

News  West Kentucky Star

PADUCAH, KY - Independence Bank awarded a record amount of $85,250 to area high school seniors within our *service* area at a scholarship reception held in ...

Gatton Academy selects 100 students for Class of 2018  WKU News

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 100 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2018. “Our admissions process was as ...

Kentucky Farms to Food Banks Fielding Calls from Growers About 2017 Season  WKU Public Radio

As farmers across Kentucky gear up for growing season, the Farms to Food Banks program is already getting calls from some who are interested in selling a.

History lesson | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

It's been more than 60 years since Bill French and the Rinveyville Red Devils won a region title, but French's memories of winning a championship haven't ...

NBA's Paul tabs MSU's Morant for elite camp  Paducah Sun

Is Murray State's Ja Morant one of the country's 20 best point guards heading into the 2018-19 college basketball season?

E'town's at center of game's history | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

The journey started years ago and still has years to go. Elizabethtown was selected in 2011 as the site for the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame ...

Former Wildcats star Rex Chapman to join UK basketball radio network -

Rex Chapman, the former Apollo High School star and University of Kentucky basketball legend, has been named the new co-host of the UK Radio Network's ...

Trojanettes finish second at bowling regional | Sports  Glasgow Daily Times

The Barren County High School Trojanettes finished second at the recent Kentucky High School Athletic Association Region 1 Bowling Tournament at Southern ...

Three area men who shaped the girls' game  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Ask anyone of a certain age and they'll try to pinpoint when things started to change for their careers.

Having all-around game drives Pearson | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Most people would look at John Hardin senior Mickey Pearson and immediately think he plays in the post. He stands 6-foot-7 and has an incredible wingspan.

Light-hearted Peeples never stops improving | Basketball Preview  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Senior Rayven Peeples had a problem during the summer season. Her best friend on the team, junior Keyona Curry, was actually able to get stops against her.

Database: Search 2014-15 Kentucky School Test Scores  89.3 WFPL

On Thursday, the Kentucky Department of Education released the 2014-15 Unbridled Learning test results for schools and school districts. In the database ...

Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...

Kentucky Basketball: 'Jorts' and the Top 10 Fan-Favorite Wildcats Ever  Bleacher Report

The Kentucky Wildcats have had many great players over the years. There have been league MVPs, Players of the Year and All-Americans. But a select few ...

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