February 1, 2011
The George Rogers Clark High School speech and debate team recently competed in a speech tournament at Lafayette High School. Genna Petrey led the team while competing in broadcasting. Petrey placed second in the commercial copy round, receiving a score of 97. Also competing in broadcasting were Clay Dixon, receiving a score of 96; Kate Evans, 96; Ben Petrey, 92; Cody Cox, 92; Grayson Brookshire, 90; Tiffany Toler, 90; and Hope Burus, 87 Hope Burus also competed in declamation, receiving a high score of 82. Kate Evans received a 90 in declamation.
June 23, 2007
The Winchester Shawnee Running Club recently competed in the state AAU meet at Louisville Male High School. The team advanced several members to the multi-state regional to be held July 12-15 at Illinois Wesleyan College in Bloomington, Ill. The top eight at the state meet in each event advance to the Illinois competition. Advancing for the girls' team was Aiyanna Jones, who placed first in the 11-year-old discus competition with a throw of 42-03. Jones is the sister of former Clark track standout Tristan Jones.
October 23, 2009
The George Rogers Clark boys cross country team pulled off a three-peat in the conference meet Thursday night at Wolfe County. The Cardinals coasted to a near perfect score of 16 to Powell County's 55 and Wolfe County's 59. Clark placed six runners ? Alex White, Brandon Bailey, William Pope, Colton Lewis, Clay Dixon and Amos Gapp ? on the all-conference team. Powell County's Austin Monnett also was an all-conference selection. In girls competition, the Lady Cardinals captured their second straight conference title with a perfect score of 15. Tiffany Toler received the conference GPA award in a four-way tie with teammate Taylor Welch, Powell County's Kasey Reed and Terri Spencer of Wolfe County.
January 5, 2011
Robert Stotsin Clay, Jr., 55, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, after an extended illness. Robby was the son of Robert Stotsin Clay Sr. of Winchester and the late Betty Jean Vanhoose Clay. He is survived by his father and siblings, Dana M. Clay, Kendall A. Clay, Tony (Jennie) Clay, Liz (Dodd) Dixon, Julie (Lee) Carlisle; eight nieces and nephews, Amber (Jas) Smith, Darik Dixon, Ethan Dixon, Clay Dixon, John Wesley Dixon, Caroline Carlisle, Elliott Stotsin Carlisle and Katie Jane Clay.
October 30, 2009
The George Rogers Clark Cross Country team concluded the regular season with a meet at Berea College Thursday night. The Lady Cards placed first and the boys squad placed second in a field of 13 schools. Tiffany Toler won the girls race with a time of 21:14. Rockcastle County's Laura Dullins was second, followed by Clark's Kate Evans, who placed third with a 22:26. Clark's Lindy Darnell was fourth overall with a 22:33. Rounding out top finishers at the meet was Janie Ward of Model who placed fifth.
September 23, 2009
The Fox reunion was at Strode Station School on Sunday, Sept. 6. Frank Fox Vermillion presided. He recognized the deaths of two members of the Fox family, Lillie Kate Parrish Keene and Edward Taylor. There were 80 present. The following were in attendance: James Roy Fox Jr., James Roy Fox III, George Fox, Donald and Debbie Fox Fain, Jackie Fox Key, Cornelius Beshears Fox, Danny and Karissa Fox Jr., Jack and Bobbie Jean Fox Battaglia, Steven Battaglia, Matthew Battaglia, Nick Battaglia, Alexandria Battaglia, Frank Fox and Ruth Vermillion, Stanley and Kim Vermillion, Kamille Vermillion, Albert and Vonda Vermillion, Ethan Vermillion, Van Vermillion, Milton and Carolyn Vermillion, Charles Parrish, Butch and Mary Lou Parrish Shearer, Ben Godwin, Donnie and Linda Warner, Dodd and Liz Dixon, Ethan Dixon, Clay Dixon, John Dixon, George B. Fox, Candi Fox Toole, Sammy Thomas, Christian Thomas, Sharon, Mary Eleanor "Bebe" Fox, Thomas and Eleanor Frances Fox Kelly, Wells Lawless, Dee Lawless, Ginny Lawless, Anna Marie Fox, Mary Newt Kline, Wayne and Cindy Johnson, Jordan Jefferson Banks, Brittany Banks, Stephanie Banks, Vivion Fox Berryman, Susan Elizabeth Berryman, George Gale and Susan Berryman, Mark and Karen Berryman Sampson, Benjamin Sampson, John and Laura Berryman Nagel, Nicole Nagel, Robert Nagel, John L. Fox, John L. Fox Jr., Michael Garcia, Mae Fox Brandenburg, Ray and Betty Brandenburg Davis, Jennifer Davis, Robert and Suzanne Davis Franklin, Madeline Franklin,...
October 25, 2007
The George Rogers Clark cross country team competed Tuesday night in the conference championship meet, with the boys' team running away with top honors, claiming the team's first ever title. The race was held in a steady rain with several creek crossings on the course. The Cardinals were led by senior Paul Wyatt who completed the 5K course in 19:40.89. Anthony Johnson of Powell County was third, followed by Menifee County's Robert Harmon in third place. Clark dominated the middle tier of race finishers claiming the next six spots.
September 5, 2008
The reunion of the descendants of Benjamin Clay and Hester Parrish Fox was Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Strode Station Elementary School cafeteria. Frnak Fox Vermillion presided. There were 82 in attendance, including: James Roy Fox Jr., James Roy Fox III, George Fox, Don and Debbie Fox Fain, Jackie Fox Key, Jack and Bobbie Jean Fox Battaglia, Steve and Elizabeth Battaglia, Nick Battaglia, Alexandria Battaglia, Matthew Battaglia, Steven Battaglia, Frank Fox and Ruth Vermillion, Stanley and Kim Vermillion, Kamille Vermillion, Albert Vermillion, Ethan Vermillion, Van Vermillion, Milton and Carolyn Vermillion, Charles Parrish, Buth and Mary Lou Parrish Shearer, Donnie and Linda Warner, Dodd and Liz Dixon, Ethan Dixon, Ashley Byarski, Clay Dixon, John W. Dixon, David and Dana Dixon Brookshire, Grayson Brookshire, Hannah Brookshire, Ashlan Brookshire, Mary Eleanor "Bebe" Fox, Tom and Eleanor Fox Kelly, Wells Lawless, Clay Lawless, Ginny Lawless, Dee Lawless, George B. Fox, Candi Fox Toole, Sandi Fox Thomas, Sammy Thomas, Christian Thomas, Anna Marie Fox, Mary Newt Fox Kline, Wayne and Cindy Johnson, Timothy and Jennifer Banks, Alexander Banks, Vivian Fox Berryman, George and Susan Berryman, John and Laura Berryman Nagel, Robert Nagel, Nicole Nagel, Mark and Karen Sampson, Benjamin Sampson, Alice Berryman Pitchford, Hudson Pitchford, John L. Fox Sr., Mae Fox Brandenburg, Ray and Betty Brandenburg Davis, Robert and Suzanne Davis Franklin, Madeline Franklin, Tolan Davis Franklin,...
September 7, 2006
The Benjamin Clay and Hester Parrish Fox Reunion was held Sept. 3 at Strode Station Elementary School. Frank Vermillion presided. There were 84 in attendance. Mayor Dodd Dixon proclaimed Sunday as Frank Fox Vermillion Day. A devotional was given by David Brookshire. Those in attendance were: Milton and Carolyn Vermillion, Diana V. Royse, Kelsey Royse, Frank and Ruth Vermillion, Albert Vermillion and Van Vermillion, James Roy Fox Jr., George Fox, James Roy Fox III, Debbie Fox and Donald Fain, Jackie Fox and grandson, Corey, Daniel Fox II, Jack and Bobbie Jean Fox Battaglia, Linda Battaglia, Katie Battaglia, Matthew Battaglia, Nick Battaglia, Alexandria Battaglia, Lillie Kate Parrish Keene, Oliver F. and Mary Lou Parrish Shearer, Charles Parrish, Donnie and Linda Warner, Dodd and Liz Dixon, Darik Dixon, Ethan Dixon, Clay Dixon, John Wesley Dixon, David and Dana Dixon Brookshire, Grayson Brookshire, Hannah Brookshire, Ashlan Brookshire, Bebe Fox, Thomas and Eleanor Frances Fox Kelly, Jeff and Dee Kelly Lawless, Wells Lawless, Kelly Lawless, Ginny Lawless and Clay Lawless, Ed Taylor, Anna Marie Fox, Mary Newt Fox Kline, Wayne and Cindy Tungate Johnson, Stephanie Banks, Jordon Johnson and Brittany Johnson, George B. Fox, Kevin and Candace Fox Toole, Megan Toole, Vivian Fox Berryman, George and Susan Berryman, Mark and Karen Berryman Sampson, Benjamin Sampson, John and Laura Berryman Nagel, Nicole Nagel and Robert Nagel, Mae Fox Brandenburg, Ray and Betty Brandenburg...
May 28, 2011
Tiffany Toler has one goal in mind when she competes in the KHSAA¿Class 3A state meet today at the University of Louisville. Toler will run in the 3200-meter event and will be making her second straight appearance in the state meet. Toler was 20th a year ago and wants to finish in the Top 20 again this time around. She also seeks to break her personal best time of 12:29 in the 3200 against the state’s top performers and is confident she can set a new mark. “I’m competing against better competition and I’ll run faster,” she said.