Manchester native Trey Bowling teed off early Tuesday morning in the PowerBilt Kentucky Open hoping for his second Kentucky Open championship.
Bowling, a former Mr. Golf candidate at Clay County High School won the Open title in 2008 as an amateur.
Clay County kids face too many challenges, says a recent index ranking by Kentucky KIDS COUNT. Perhaps of greatest concern is the widespread lack of economic security for many of our area children. In Clay County, 42.5% of children live in poverty. 13.5% of parents are unemployed, with 68% facing high rental cost burden. Children in poverty face substantial, long-term risks that stifle opportunities for later success.
CCHS Lady Tiger volleyball coach Phillip Jones released the schedule for his team's upcoming season as the Lady TIgers take to the hardwood in hopes of capturing a regional title.
Lady Tiger seniors Brittany Bowman and Sydney Combs take turns serving during recent practice sessions. Clay County tips off their volleyball season August 11 against Jackson County.
Following a devastating fire that destroyed the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter, the shelter contracted to accept Clay County strays, hope is now on the horizon. Through an outpouring of donations, both monetary and equipment, and a reduced rental agreement on the former A&J Lawnmowers building, Clay, Knox, Whitley, and McCreary County strays will soon have a new home.
New Gridiron Coach Says Tigers Are Adapting Well
New Tiger football Head Coach Kenny Roark goes over instructions during a recent Clay County practice.
With just under a month to go before the Clay County Tiger football team kicks off their 2011 football season, first-year Head Coach Kenny Roark says his players and staff is adjusting well to his new schemes.
“I think everyone’s adapting well,” said Coach Roark, “They’ve never been around anything like this.”
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