Democratic candidate for House District 23 LaToya Drake. (Courtesy of LaToya Drake). Students at Barren County High School were given the opportunity to meet and discuss life and political ideas with democratic House candidate LaToya Drake. Drake visited Matt Gardner’s AP Government and Politics class Friday to offer her ideasContinue Reading

Bowling Green, KY — Government workers all over Kentucky have been plagued with the fear of pension reform. More specifically, teachers are affected by drastic changes in retirement plans. The proposed plan would impact both the current teachers and those that are retired. Recently, educators released a rebuttal plan calledContinue Reading

By: Lillian Barry & Nathaniel Baines On Sept. 21, two Barren County High School teachers, Rosmarie Grice and Steven Metzger, were questioned about how our state’s pension crisis is affecting them. They opened up about how their personal lives are being affected due to the crisis. Grice is an EnglishContinue Reading

By: Lillian Barry & Nathaniel Baines Teachers reunite and anxiously wait for the news of their pensions. (Photo: Nathaniel Baines) A meeting over the Kentucky pensions took place in Barren County High School’s Auditorium Sept. 11. President of the Barren County Association and current teacher at BCHS Kelley Ross openedContinue Reading