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The Lady Generals Golf Team Wraps Up Big Season
It's a team without a senior. It's a team without a junior. As a matter of fact, the only sophomore, Kennedey Murray, is one of the youngest sophomores in her class. What started five years ago with a group of 5th and 6th graders who were just learning the sport, has turned into a very special "sisterhood" of very talented lady golfers! The JCHS Lady Generals Golf Team just wrapped up the 2014 season by finishing 5th in the 9th Regional Tournament at Burnside Island State Park this past Monday. There were 18 schools represented with 12 full teams competing. Jackson County was the youngest team in the field. After the 1st 9 holes, our girls weren't playing well, coming in with a 195 nine hole team score. On the 2nd nine holes, the girls shaved 21 strokes off the 1st nine total with a 174, finishing with a combined team total of 369! After the tournament, head coach Kip Wells remarked, "I am extremely proud of our team.
Jackson County Farm Bureau Commemorates Farm Health and Safety Week with Field Day
Jackson County Farm Bureau commemorated National Health and Safety Week by taking part in the Annual Environmental Field Day for 5th grade students at Sandgap Park on September 23rd. Shane Ayers, Agent and Phyllis Purvis, Women’s Committee Chair presented information on ATV Safety and discussed ways the students can ride safer and be more protected on the trails. They had safety equipment such as a helmet, vest and boots on hand for the students to see. Jackson County Farm Bureau also invited Trooper Robert Purdy to join in their safety program. Trooper Purdy is the Safety Officer for Kentucky State Police at the Richmond Post.