Bourbon County

High School Sports

Catching up with some of the Sweet Sixteen’s great folk heroes

Across its first 99 years, the Kentucky Boys’ Basketball State Tournament has created a rich roster of heroes and folk heroes. This is what some of them — Richmond Madison’s Robert Brooks, Pulaski County’s Billy Bob Hardy, Edmonson County’s Phil “The Mountain” Rich, Bourbon County’s Jeff Royce, and Paintsville’s J.R. VanHoose — are doing now.

Videos

Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest

A Paris police officer was shot Tuesday night but was not harmed because he was wearing a bulletproof vest. Hours later, police were still trying to talk the shooter into coming out of the home where the shot was fired.
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Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest 1:04

Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest

Repairs needed to save historic Paris building 0:42

Repairs needed to save historic Paris building

Gov. Matt Bevin criticizes media, responds to ethics complaint on house 13:39

Gov. Matt Bevin criticizes media, responds to ethics complaint on house

Race or rave? Hundreds run through Kentucky Horse Park after dark 1:30

Race or rave? Hundreds run through Kentucky Horse Park after dark