FNB's donation of over 500 eclipse glasses to Wingo Elementary ensures that the students and staff have the proper eye protection during this once in a lifetime event. NASA advises that the only way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses."
This weekend, alumni and students of Western Kentucky University's Gatton Academy will celebrate the elite high school's 10th anniversary. For Lynette Breedlove, the center's director, the school's biggest accomplishment is its ability to push students to achieving a potential they never thought possible. When she speaks to graduates, she often asks if they'd repeat the experience knowing what they currently do.
Gang-related words and symbols are among the graffiti someone has spray-painted on the back of a Mayfield church. "It's awful," said Ollie Reeves, a member of St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church on South Eighth Street. "I don't know why they keep doing this. We don't bother anybody."