Flooding blights Red River Gorge

Written By: Erin Albright, Staff Writer In Southeast Kentucky, extreme rainfall caused significant flooding of the Red and Kentucky Rivers early last week. Days of rain, ice and snow storms dumped four to seven inches of water across a large portion of the state, pushing rivers to water levels not seen for decades. This was a record amount of rainfall for the area. Flooding began on March 1 in the Red River Gorge area of Kentucky. In response, Governor Andy Beshear declared a State of Emergency in 13 counties, while at least 49 counties issued additional disaster declarations. Fast-moving floodwaters … Continue reading Flooding blights Red River Gorge

Breaking down this season’s bracket

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ It’s that time of year again: March. The home stretch of the NBA and NHL seasons, the beginning of baseball, but most importantly, the beginning of March Madness. On March 15, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee determined the 68-team field and fans across the United States began filling out their brackets. There are certainly some interesting storylines to follow this year with some possible mid-major upsets that could change the trajectory of the tournament overall. Here’s a breakdown of some of the key storylines headed into this year’s tournament: Team to Beat: Is anybody in … Continue reading Breaking down this season’s bracket