Malik Monk’s journey from ‘The Woodz’ to NBA’s Hornets

Former University of Kentucky basketball star Malik Monk’s budding career can be traced back to “The Woodz” and its outdoor basketball court set near a cotton field. And it was on that court in Lepanto, Ark., (pop. 1,893) that the new Charlotte Hornet learned the game.

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Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain

Firefighters Eric Bottoms, Andy Kenner and Lt. Dave Sullivan were called from the Shilito Station to the Lowe's parking lot for a rather cute rescue mission.
Caitlyn Stroh cstroh@herald-leader.com/ Photos courtesy of Andy Kenner
Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain 1:34

Quack and rescue: Trio of firefighters remove 10 ducklings from storm drain

Pro baseball in Nicholasville 1:37

Pro baseball in Nicholasville

Man's best friend makes a splash at DockDogs competition 0:59

Man's best friend makes a splash at DockDogs competition

Pride festival brings color, music and message of inclusiveness to downtown Lexington 2:09

Pride festival brings color, music and message of inclusiveness to downtown Lexington