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College presidents getting higher % raises than faculty
College presidents getting higher % raises than faculty

Lexington Herald Leader's Linda Blackford reports that Kentucky's college presidents' salaries rose much faster than faculty. Salary increases from 2006 to 2010 ranged from a 5% increase to a 34%. Faculty increases hovered around 6%.

Blackford writes: "Last year, the Chronicle on Higher Education said McCall was the highest-paid community college president in the country.

However, KCTCS vice president Tim Burcham said there are only three other state systems of community colleges that are comparable to KCTCS."

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Politics & Government

In the House - Week of March 12- 16, 2012
Rep. Reginald Meeks
In the House - Week of March 12- 16, 2012

Rep. Meeks' newsletter for March 12- 16 contains, among other updates, a report on how the House is addressing the "growing synthetic drug problem" ...

and he snarks at the Senate just a bit for their (cough) work ethic...

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Education

Girls Rule! Regional soccer team wins Cincy Tournament
Girls Rule! Regional soccer team wins Cincy Tournament

The West Kentucky United U-14 girls soccer team won the Cincinnati Elite Spring Thaw Tournament.

Pictured from left to right in the front row: Anna Ferguson (Hickman County), Ashley Zimmerman (Lone Oak), Kaitlin "Cookie" Cook (Marshall County), Skylar Hargrove (Graves County), Callie Thomas (Graves County), Allie Fiske (Marshall County), Bailey Wood (Marshall County) and Linda Arakelyan (Murray).

Back row: Coach Aaron Fenton (Mid Continent University Assistant Coach), Allison Whitfield (Louisville), Macy Wessel (Massac County, IL), Erica Zetter (Mayfield), Hannah Bowles (Caldwell County), Allye Darnell (Graves County), Ashlyn Willett (Graves County), Jannie Wiles (Marshall County), MaKayla Waldner (Dexter, MO) and Julie Kinsolving (Caldwell County).

Photo submitted by Lou Zimmerman

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Symsonia Elementary Laniya Yarber helping others
Laniya Yarber - photo by Paul Schaumburg
Symsonia Elementary Laniya Yarber helping others

GIVING HEART, NURTURING HANDS – Symsonia Elementary third grader Laniya Yarber expressed an interest in helping others a while back.... Before long, she had raised $300 through an on-line auction to buy toys for children at the Lighthouse shelter in Mayfield.

and there's more -

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Berry Craig's History Bits

Breckinridge got booted; Powell persevered
Sen. Lazarus W. Powell of Henderson (photo from Wikipedia)
Breckinridge got booted; Powell persevered

   On this date in 1862, Kentucky Sen. Lazarus W. Powell of Henderson was fighting for his political life.

   Shortly after the General Assembly forsook neutrality for outright support of the Union war effort in September, 1861, lawmakers declared that Powell and Sen. John C. Breckinridge of Lexington, both Democrats, didn’t “represent the will of the people of Kentucky,” E. Merton Coulter wrote in The Civil War and Readjustment in Kentucky...

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