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Apollo High School turns 50  The Owensboro Times

Apollo High School celebrated its 50th birthday on Friday, Aug. 31, making it the youngest of the four high schools in Daviess County to celebrate this milestone.

KHSAA Wrestling 2nd Region Tournament Results  14 News WFIE Evansville

TAYLOR CO., KY (WFIE) - Here's the team & individual results, from the KHSAA 2nd region wrestling tournament. Apollo High School had a big day, finishing in ...

Apollo Outlasts Ohio County, 58-57  SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/30/19) — Malik Wilson scored a game-high 17 points to lead Apollo past visiting Ohio County 58-57 in a boys' high school basketball ...

Mall attracting local stores/Owner hoping to announce new anchor this year  messenger-inquirer

Mike Kohan, president of the Kohan Retail Investment Group of Great Neck, New York, said he's negotiating with a possible anchor store for Towne Square Mall.

Kentucky Man Celebrates 10 Years Surviving Brain Cancer  U.S. News & World Report

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A long scar stretches across the top of Todd Self's head, starting above his right ear. The line continues until somewhere above his ...

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.

Home  SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/6/18) — The schedule for the boys' basketball version of the 2018 Owensboro Invitational Tournament (OIT) has been finalized.

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.

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.

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 ...

19th Anniversary of Owensboro Tornado

Now nearly two decades later, damage from one of the biggest weather events in the history of the Tri-State is easily remembered.

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 ...

Hurricane Maria refugee fitting in nicely at Apollo

Apollo senior point guard Angel Saldana was born and raised in Puerto Rico.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Chapman talks basketball, opiates | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Rex Chapman is a basketball legend in Kentucky. But when the 1986 graduate of Apollo High School delivered the keynote address Wednesday morning to the ...

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.

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 ...

Sixth annual DanceBlue scheduled for Jan. 20 | Local News  messenger-inquirer

Apollo's sixth annual DanceBlue mini-marathon is slated to take place Jan. 20 in the high school's gym, 2280 Tamarack Road.

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 ...

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.

'Super Cooper': Baby Born With Rare Disorder in Kentucky  U.S. News & World Report

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Louisville grad among 5 local golfers to play at Barbasol Championship  Courier Journal

Louisville grad Derek Fathauer is among 5 golfers with local ties playing in the Barbasol Championship next weekend in Nicholasville, Kentucky.

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.

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 ...

Students duel in high-tech tourney | News  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

For the third year, robots battled it out Saturday in a tournament to find out which teams were going to the state competition.

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.

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

Owensboro's economy has been steadily growing for several years. And it looks like the trend will accelerate in 2018. Metalsa Structural Products, the Mexican ...

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 ...

Zion Harmon is Bringing a New Level of Excitement to the Kentucky Prep Hoops Scene  Youth1

Not since Rex Chapman in the 1980s has the state of Kentucky seen a groundswell of excitement like that generated by Adair County High School point guard ...

OCTC 2017 Commencement, Honors Ceremony; Ealum Named Distinguished Alum  SurfKY News

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/16/17) — Owensboro Community & Technical College honored Owensboro Police Department Chief Art Ealum as the distinguished ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Owensboro Synagogue Welcomes Non-Jews for High Holidays and Friday Studies  WKU Public Radio

A synagogue in Owensboro , Kentucky is preparing to hold services for the High Holy Days that begin at sundown on Oct. 2. The synagogue was built in 1877.

Mark Story: Rex Chapman feels pain of his son's second state championship loss  Lexington Herald Leader

Without hesitation, former University of Kentucky star and ex-NBA guard Rex Chapman can recite the defeats from his long basketball career that hurt the most.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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