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Homecoming 2017 Highlights

February 9
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Homecoming brings many things to mind: the big game, tailgating... and costumes.  These are some of our personal favourites from homecoming week, from Disney day to Jersey day.

Ace the ACT

Hayley Watson, Co-Editor
February 1
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The ACT is a test everyone has to take. College admission committees decide which students are admitted into their schools with great consideration of this one test. ACT also plays a large role in deciding what kind of scholarships are available to which students. No pressure. While some are natural test tak... Read more »

The Speak Easy Spoke Easy

The Speak Easy Spoke Easy

Jackson Martin, Writer
February 1
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At a time when the small town of Campbellsville, Kentucky, is undergoing a rapid period of growth, one small shop on the corner of Main Street in particular has caught the attention of a fair number of people: The Spoke Easy Bike Shop, owned by Scott Hess. A relatively small building at only 9... Read more »

Transatlanticism: The Challenges of Being in a Long Distance Relationship

Transatlanticism: The Challenges of Being in a Long Distance Relationship

Chelsea Carroll, Writer
January 26
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“The Atlantic was born today, and I’ll tell you how.” The lyrics in Death Cab for Cutie’s song “Transatlanticism” manages to perfectly describe the feeling of being in a long distance relationship. It’s very difficult to be so far from someone you love. Whether it’s cities, states, or ... Read more »

Under the Radar: It’s Always the Quiet Ones

Alanna Elwood, Editor
January 19
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With a messy bob of curly blond hair, only breached by wide curious eyes, senior Chelsea Carroll can usually be spotted in the very front row in any of her given honors classes. A petite character, usually clad in cardigans and quirky t- shirts, Carroll is your typical high school nerd. Besides he... Read more »

Kicking It Up In KYA

Kicking It Up In KYA

Ivy Neal, writer
December 5
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For the first time ever Coach P proudly led his group of  38 delegates into the premises of the Kentucky Youth Assembly at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville. Here the TC delegates in both the “Senate” and the “House” could proudly debate all of the bills provided by fellow high school students. For... Read more »

TCHS Students Host Veterans Ceremony

TCHS Students Host Veterans Ceremony

Ali Miller, Writer
December 5
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Veterans Day is about the anniversary of the signing of the armistice and about the veterans being thanked for their service to the United States. At Taylor County High School, we had an assembly on November 11, and we invited veterans to come and be thanked for their service, for going out of the... Read more »

Student Starts School Wide Charity

Student Starts School Wide Charity

Miranda Cox, Writer
December 1
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Lauren Williams is a junior at Taylor County High School and she is already giving back to the community. Cardinal Cares is a school wide charity  Lauren started in which people may donate items to go to various places. Cardinal Cares was started by Lauren her junior year, and is in its first year.... Read more »

Taylor County Girls Varsity Cross Country Runs at State

Taylor County Girls Varsity Cross Country Runs at State

By: Belinda Cheng, Writer
December 1
Filed under Features, News, Sports

“Runners, please take two steps back behind the starting line,” the starting official announces. “Okay, ladies. We are going for time today. Do your best,” Coach Parker encourages as he jogs to get out of the way. “Ladies; to your mark.” A line of 207 state qualifying girls push up to the... Read more »

Doctor Strange Review

Doctor Strange Review

Chelsea Carroll, Writer
December 1
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On November 4, 2016 the Marvel Cinematic Universe (also known as MCU) brought yet another comic book character to life in their newest movie, Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange, directed by Scott Derrickson, follows the story of an egomaniacal surgeon, Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch). After... Read more »

3-Peating the Victory

3-Peating the Victory

Veronica Buis, Writer
December 1
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This year, for the third year in a row, the Taylor County Marching Band won the title of Mid-States Champions. Bringing the trophy home for a third year in the band room, the band celebrates the championship and a wonderful end to the marching season. The Mid-States competition took place on Nov. 5, in Dayton... Read more »

“Fantastic” Fantastic Beasts

“Fantastic” Fantastic Beasts

Alanna Elwood, Editor in-chief
December 1
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Set in the whimsical era of 1920's New York, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them definitely captured the aura of its time with eccentric flappers, underground bars and hopeful immigrants. It not only entertained but also indirectly commented on today’s issues of intolerance by contrasting wizards with... Read more »

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