Sunday, December 17, 2017
Students at Julius Marks Elementary (Fayette County) got the chance to meet Mercy, a rescued Belgian draft horse, as part of a new service learning program designed to show students the job opportunities in Kentucky's horse industry.
For 10 days, children and young adults from around the state competed in everything from cattle and horse shows, to beauty pageants and photography contests at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.
Members of the Johnson Central High School Marching Band entered their first week of band camp with some new instruments, thanks in part to a famous alumnus.
Ashland's Kyova Mall has partnered with the Boyd County Animal Shelter and the local public library to help socialize cats looking for their forever homes and help children sharpen their reading skills.
For two weeks in June, 12 students from the Kentucky School for the Blind got the chance to expand their resumes, get out of the house and make a few dollars.

Graduation Day

A total of 19 students received their diplomas this year at the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf.

On target

The National Archery in the Schools Program recently held its national tournament in Louisville.

Eye Can Derby

Pam Cox and her guide dog Horace were major attractions at the 2016 Eye Can Derby in Warren County.
Jefferson County elementary school students get to see how lawmakers worked in the 19th century during a tour of Frankfort's Old Capitol building.
Hickman County's Falcon Academy is a dual credit program that provides the opportunity for juniors and seniors to earn college credit while still in high school, all at no cost to the students.