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Lewd gags, off-color humor miss the mark
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
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
Kayleigh Frederick tends to plants Wednesday at the Boyle County High School FFA greenhouse. The plants go on sale starting Saturday.
Boyle students’ hard work culminates with plant sale
By JOANNA KING
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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
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
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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
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Squash plants with blooms are among the bedding plants available at the BCHS greenhouse
LANCASTER — e
game of musical chairs that
has been the run-up to the
2012 state legislative elections has lost
with the withdrawal of former Lincoln
superintend- Larry Woods
Woods as a Democratic candidate for the 36th District
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
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
“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
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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,
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
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.
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