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STATE NEWS: EXTRAS NEEDED FOR MOVIE BEING FILMED IN CORBIN — STORY ON A8 NEXT 72 HOURS I A5 UK BASKETBALL I B1 ‘American Reunion’ more of the same Noel’s commitment raises expectations Lewd gags, off-color humor miss the mark Beshear vetoes parts of state budget — A3 Advocate-Messenger The 75¢ | Danville, Kentucky Thursday, April 12, 2012 Woods drops out of race INSIDE THE ADVOCATE FUTURE STAR By JOANNA KING Former UK QB knows Towles can succeed with Cats During his three-year career, Patrick Towles broke the passing records that former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen set at Highlands High School in Fort Thomas — and no one was happier than Lorenzen. — Story on B1 Joanna King/ Kayleigh Frederick tends to plants Wednesday at the Boyle County High School FFA greenhouse. The plants go on sale starting Saturday. SHOWTIME Boyle students’ hard work culminates with plant sale KENTUCKY LOTTERY By JOANNA KING WEDNESDAY MIDDAY Pick 3: 2-1-7 Pick 4: 0-8-3-4 EVENING Pick 3: 4-4-0 Pick 4: 7-4-4-8 Powerball: 16-23-42-44-47 Powerball 2 Cash Ball: 10-17-25-30 Cash Ball 24 Kicker 9-0-8-9-3 5 Card Cash: KC, 3D, QD, KD, AS Follow us on Facebook and Twitter ONLINE @ WWW.AMNEWS.COM TONIGHT Mostly clear. Katie Wray pulls sundried leaves from a tomato plant she is grooming that is taller than she is, releasing an aroma that smells like springtime and sunshine. Wray, a senior working in the FFA greenhouse at Boyle County High School, gathers the dried leaves in a tight bundle in one hand in a manner that shows she has done this before. “I was in the class last year and it was always so fun, so I wanted to help the other students this year,” she says. “I am proud of them. They have worked really hard.” Their hard work shows itself with vibrant color, pristine order and the glowing good health of the plants. While spring still slept, the students were hard at work. Their teacher, Toni Myers, is really proud of the class, too. She says one of the students came in daily on By JENNIFER B RUMMETT INDEX A7 B4-B6 B9 A2 A2-A3 A6, A10 A4-A5 A9 B1-B4, B10 Vol. 146, No. 248 6 spring break to tend the “crops” and don’t care what we plant so getting even pressure washed the walls of to work with them here is my handsthe greenhouse. See GREENHOUSE, on A8 “It’s all them,” she said. “I really National Hoodie Day marked at Centre College High: 60s Low: 30s Complete weather map, A10 Advice Classifieds Comics Deaths Local News National News Next 72 Hours Opinion Sports Joanna King/ Squash plants with blooms are among the bedding plants available at the BCHS greenhouse sale. LANCASTER — e game of musical chairs that has been the run-up to the 2012 state legislative elections has lost another player with the withdrawal of former Lincoln County school superintend- Larry Woods ent Larry Woods as a Democratic candidate for the 36th District House seat. Longtime state Rep. Lonnie Napier, who has represented the district, plans to retire and did not file for reelection. Woods’ exit from the race means Bradley “Bud” Montgomery is now unopposed for the Democratic nomination. e Republican nominee will be decided in the May 22 primary. Garrard County Economic Development Director Nathan Mick and Lancaster farmer Jonathan Shell will square off in that race. County Election Deputy Kevin Montgomery said his office received a notice from the Secretary of State’s Office that Woods had withdrawn effective April 3. No reason for the withdrawal was available, and attempts to contact Woods have been unsuccessful. “We are sent the notice because we are required to put it up at each precinct,” Montgomery said. “e ballots have already been printed, and his name is already on there. He could still get votes, but they won’t count.” 05358 12300 7 Printed on recycled paper © 2012 The Advocate-Messenger SO YOU KNOW After an extraordinary public campaign to make an arrest in the shooting of an unarmed black teen, a Florida prosecutor came back with a murder charge in the case that has galvanized the nation for weeks. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, 28, turned himself in Wednesday in the killing of 17year-old Trayvon Martin. What makes someone look “suspicious”? Is it what they’re wearing? Is it what they’re carrying? Is it how they look? A Centre College student mobilized a show of solidarity with the family of Trayvon Martin, the 17year-old African-American male who was fatally shot Feb. 26 in Sanford, INSIDE TODAY Fla. Trayvon, who at the Prosecutors face hurdles in time of his death was Martin case — Story on A8 wearing a hoodie, was shot by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old HisShana Roark said her Clay Jackson/ panic-American who was plan came together after Centre College students don hoodies Tuesday as part of National Hoodie Day, an event to show solidarity the “neighborhood watchman.” See CENTRE, on A8 with Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin’s family and raise awareness about racial profiling. RELIVE KENTUCKY’S DOMINATING DOMINATING SEASON Advocate Communications Proudly Presents Our Exclusive Book On The Kentucky Championship Season! This commemorative full-color glossy book features 128 pages packed with powerful photos and captivating coverage of key regular-season and postseason games. 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