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News  West Kentucky Star

PADUCAH - McCracken County High School principal Michael Ceglinski has been selected as the next Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction ...



Aftermath of gun violence: 'It stays with you'  Cincinnati.com

Hollan Holm was shot while at his high school Bible class. Grazed, he called it for years. Now, he's had enough. It's time to face this tragedy.



Heath High School Reflects 20 Years After Shooting  WKMS

Twenty years ago today a west Kentucky high school lost three students after 14-year-old Michael Carneal opened fire on his classmates. A *service* at Heath.



'They are damaged.' Plea deal unlikely for Marshall County shooting suspect  Courier Journal

The Marshall County community braces for the first year remembrance of school shooting Sam Upshaw Jr., Louisville Courier Journal.



20 years ago, another Kentucky school was attacked. Locals have never forgotten  CNN

For longtime residents in western Kentucky, Tuesday's shooting at a local high school brought back painful reminders of another deadly attack two decades ago.



History not on the side of Marshall County shooting victims in lawsuit  Courier Journal

School officials are rarely held liable in the aftermath of school shootings, but in some cases massive settlements have been paid out.



Trial for Marshall County school shooting suspect moved to Christian County  Courier Journal

The trial for Gabe Parker, accused of shooting 16 students in 2018 at Kentucky's Marshall County High School and causing two deaths, has been moved.



Marshall County High School shooting deadliest at Kentucky high school since 1997  The Courier-Journal

Tuesday's shooting marked the deadliest at a Kentucky school since 1997, when three were killed at Heath High School in West Paducah.



20 years later: Heath High School shooting victim continues to inspire  KFVS

WEST PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - December 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the Heath High School shooting in West Paducah that left three dead and five injured.



Memories of a School Shooting: Paducah, Kentucky, 1997  The Atlantic

On December 1, 1997, a freshman opened fire on a prayer group at my Kentucky high school, killing three. I knew his sister. I saw the bodies. This is what ...



‘You Can’t Put It Behind You’: School Shootings Leave Long Trail of Trauma  The New York Times

Three apparent suicides in Parkland, Fla., and Newtown, Conn., have alarmed people still grappling with the mental trauma created by school shootings.



US school violence fast facts  WLOS

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.



Heath High School shooting survivor reflects on 20th anniversary  Murray Ledger and Times

WEST PADUCAH – Friday marked 20 years since a teenager opened fire at Heath High School, killing three students and injuring five more.



The Class of 1946–2018  New York Magazine

Survivors of school shootings in America over the past 72, including the attacks at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, Virginia Tech, and ...



Memorial Service to Remember Victims of Heath High School Shooting 20 Years Ago  WKMS

McCracken County Schools is hosting a memorial *service* next month to reflect on 20 years since a high school shooting in west Kentucky.



Jenkins-Smith weighs in on the progress of Marshall case  Murray State News

Elizabeth Erwin News Editor eerwin1@murraystate.edu How do those affected by a school shooting move on afterward? When does the time come for closure?



School safety bill prompted by Marshall County shooting wins House OK  Courier Journal

FRANKFORT — A bill meant to enhance school safety, prompted by last year's shooting at Marshall County High School that killed two students, passed the ...



Kevil, KY native graduates from U.S. Air Force basic training  KFVS

U.S. Air Force Airman Trevor C. McReynolds graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



Life after a school shooting: 'It changes a community forever'  Evansville Courier & Press

Two years before Columbine, there was a school shooting in Kentucky. Like dozens of other school shootings, the country has largely forgotten its story.



Survivors speak out: Two decades of school shooting survivors speak out about solutions  Deseret News

The Deseret News spoke with ten people who lived through school shootings. For them, preventing gun violence is more than a policy debate.



What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me  NPR

I remember back during the 1997-98 school year when we were all stunned by five school shootings within a period of eight months in places few Americans ...



Appeals court upholds ruling denying plea withdrawal in Paducah school shooting case – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 3, 2013) —The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals today unanimously upheld a July 2011 U.S. District Court ruling that denied Michael ...



How Does a Novelist Write About a School Shooting?  The New York Times

Richard Russo reflects on readers' reactions to “Empire Falls,” his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published in 2001, when school shootings were not ...



Santa Fe High School Attack Is Latest US School Shooting  NBC Bay Area

A shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, is the latest in a string of deadly school shootings. Here's a look at recent U.S. school shootings and some of the ...



Kentucky Moves To Add Guns To Schools After School Shooting  NPR

The Kentucky legislature is considering arming teachers and administrators in response to a school shooting there Jan. 23.



School-Shooting Specialist Bill Bond on Why Lockdowns Save Lives  New York Magazine

Bill Bond, specialist for school safety at the National Association of Secondary School Principals, has spent more than a decade speaking and consulting on ...



Davis retiring after 16 years as Paducah Tilghman principal  Paducah Sun

Art Davis has had the longest tenure of any principal at Paducah Tilghman High School, administering the school since 2003. His professional career in ...



'Everyone suffers': Ever wonder what it's like to be shot? These people know all too well  Cincinnati.com

A new podcast examines survival stories to explore the long-term effects of gun violence in the U.S..



Kentucky Weighs Proposal To Allow School Staff To Carry Guns  NPR

Last month, a shooter killed two students and injured 18 other people in a Kentucky high school. The state legislature is now considering a bill that would tap ...



Protesters March Through Murray State Campus As Oliver North Speaks At GOP Rally  WKMS

Survivors of gun violence in west Kentucky led protests against the Friday visit of National Rifle Association leader Oliver North to a Republican rally at.



NRA Leader Oliver North Gets Warm Welcome From West Ky. Republicans  WKMS

Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North was greeted with a standing applause welcome at a Republican rally Friday night at a rally at Murray State University.



Features: New pastor says church is 'just right' (1/11/19)  Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Southside Baptist Church members recently welcomed Paducah, Kentucky, native Stephen Keene as their new full-time pastor. Keene and his wife, Lorie, ...



Survivor: I will never be OK until we stop school shootings  USA TODAY

I am angry that the party in control of our government offers only thoughts and prayers — and more guns.



History of School Shootings  Cleveland News - Fox 8

(CNN) — Here is a list of some violent incidents at U.S. schools over the last 20 years: February 27, 2012 –– Chardon High School, Chardon, Ohio. Student ...



Teachers of the Year announced by Commerce ISD Board  Commerce Journal

The newest Teachers of the Year were announced, and an agenda item that would have had the Commerce Independent School District Board of Trustees ...



School shooting survivors united by a chain of grief — and hard lessons passed on  Yahoo Sports

School shootings didn't begin, or end, with Sandy Hook. Yahoo News looks at the aftermath of four of these tragedies and the lives they changed.



City of Paducah to Recognize 'National Gun Violence Awareness Day'  WKMS

The City of Paducah is joining communities across the country on June 2 recognizing National Gun Violence Awareness Day.



'You Have to Redefine Normal': Leading Schools in the Aftermath of a Shooting  Education Week

In the unfortunate club of principals and K-12 administrators whose schools become the site of unthinkable violence, the best source of guidance to navigate the ...



Convicted Heath High School shooter Michael Carneal has a new hearing date  WDRB

It's to find out whether he can withdraw his guilty plea.



Bowling Green Students Rally to End Gun Violence in Schools  WKU Public Radio

You could call it Walkout Wednesday at high schools all over Kentucky-students leaving class in solidarity to end gun violence. “This protest is not about.



NRA President to Speak at West Kentucky GOP Rally Ahead of Annual Political Picnic  WKMS

The president of the National Rifle Association is the featured speaker for a Republican rally in west Kentucky the night before an annual political picnic.



Introducing Aftermath, a New Podcast About Gun Violence Survivors  The Trace

Ever imagine what it's like to be shot? Reporters Amber Hunt of the Cincinnati Enquirer and Elizabeth Van Brocklin of The Trace traveled the country talking to ...



20 years later: East Carter school shooting | Local  The Independent

Twenty years ago this coming Friday, the unimaginable happened in an East Carter High School classroom.



Under Bill, Kentucky Schools Could Tap Teachers And Staff To Carry Guns  WVXU

Kentucky schools would be able to designate “marshals” responsible for keeping a gun on campus in order to stop a mass shooting, under a new bill filed in.



'They Started and Ended School Together': Remembering Bailey Holt and Preston Cope  WKU Public Radio

She wore black Converse shoes and Louisville Cardinals sweatshirts and loved classic rock. He played on the high school baseball team and enjoyed history.



15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer?  NPR

The mass shooting at Columbine High School spurred schools to adopt "zero tolerance" policies. Do they work? NPR Education Correspondent Claudio ...



Thursday, March 28, 2019  Kaiser Health News

The decision applies only to Kentucky and Arkansas, and many experts expect the administration and other conservative states to continue to move forward on ...



Mass School Shootings: A History  ABC News

As the numbers of the dead from a Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting climbed into the double digits, it's hard not to remember that we have been here ...



Roots of a Rampage  The Nation.

It's still unclear what motivated the Newtown shooter, but the small towns where such deadly outbursts tend to occur have some things in common.



Killings said to have been inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries spotlighted on CopyCat Killers  Monsters and Critics.com

A high-school shooting claimed to have been inspired by a scene from Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries is spotlighted tonight on REELZChannel ...



List tracks incidences of random school violence from 1927 to present  kdvr.com

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- After Friday's shooting at Arapahoe High School, many Coloradans have been wondering whether school attacks are especially common ...



Despite increased security, school shootings continue  PBS NewsHour

There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook ...



Read all about it: CHS freshman looks to start school newspaper  Commerce Journal

It's not something you see too often nowadays in today's world of social media, but one young student at Commerce High School has aspirations to start a ...



Among worst US school shooting incidents | | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

The worst school shooting incident in the United States occurred on April 20, 1999, when students Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, killed 12 students and ...



For 150 years, the Courier Journal has fought for justice and fairness  Courier Journal

The Courier Journal, which celebrates its 150th anniversary Nov. 8, has championed civil rights, decried discrimination and battled strip mining.



The Grim Realities of Gun Violence on a Human Body  The Mary Sue

"You don't suffer some of the wounds these patients suffered and just move on with life. They will have this for the rest of their lives."



Timeline of School Shootings | National News  U.S. News & World Report

Clarification: An earlier version of this timeline omitted several significant shootings that have taken place at colleges and other schools since the 1960s. Feb.



This day in history  The Boston Globe

Today is Saturday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2018. There are 30 days left in the year.



Paducah native, former big-league pitcher Daniel Webb dies at 28 in ATV crash  Lexington Herald Leader

Former Heath standout died Saturday night after accident about 70 miles west of Nashville.



Gun control advocates urge lawmakers to reject bills that would loosen Kentucky's gun laws  WDRB

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- There is a gunfight at the Kentucky State Capitol. The fight is over who is allowed to carry a gun and where. Hollon Holm of ...



School shooting victim shares story in Vienna | Local News  The Southern

VIENNA -- It seemed like a normal December morning at Heath High School in Paducah.



'Training simulation:' Mass killers often share obsession with violent video games  Fox News

A decade after Evan Ramsey sneaked a 12-gauge shotgun into his Alaska high school, where he gunned down a fellow student and the principal and wounded ...



A school shooting in Goddard, 30 years later  Kansas.com

On Jan. 21, 1985, 14-year-old James Alan Kearbey's shooting rampage at Goddard Junior High School shocked the nation.



What makes schools safer?  CNN International

Sandy Hook Elementary School probably did everything right. Its staff worked every day to create a climate of kindness over bullying. They had lockdown drills ...



Less-than-lethal weapons could be used by trained school staff in deadly situations under Ky. bill  WDRB

SB 162 would allow school districts to authorize school staff to use less-than-lethal weapons such as firearms that shoot rubber bullets or bean bags, tranquilizer ...



Today in History: December 1, 2018  cleveland.com

Today's highlights in history for Saturday, December 1, 2018.



Tenure of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis reflected in lives touched  The Denver Post

He considered slipping quietly away from his office — packing and leaving in the dead of night, he jokes, like the Baltimore Colts football team once famously did ...



NRA in Ky: 'They sing, everybody sings along'  The Courier-Journal

Kentucky's love affair with guns makes NRA's job easy in General Assembly. Most lawmakers get A on group's report cards.



Claude ISD warns of staff packing heat  Amarillo.com

A sign outside the Claude Independent School District has caught the attention of news media around the Texas Panhandle."Attention: Please be aware that the ...



Paul Coughlin Christian Blog  Crosswalk.com

Paul Coughlin Christian blog offers encouragement, inspiration, advice and commentary on topics affecting today's Christians.



Today in History: Dec. 1  WTOP

Here's a look at things that have happened on this date in history, Dec. 1.



Preventing school shootings starts with gun safety at home  Christian Science Monitor

Many school shootings, such as last week's at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, involve a child taking a gun from home to school. A concerted effort must be ...



The Safety Lessons of Columbine, Re-Examined  Wall Street Journal

The carnage at Columbine High on April 20, 1999, prompted a swift and aggressive response around the U.S.. Hundreds of millions of dollars flooded into ...



Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...



Canaan, Nutt highlight Murray State Hall of Fame Class of 2018  WPSD Local 6

Murray State Athletics revealed its MSU Hall of Fame class of 2018. Highlights of the 2018 group includes 17 combined All-Ohio Valley Conference selections, ...



Lion men advance, women fall in LSC basketball semifinals  Commerce Journal

The Texas A&M University-Commerce men's basketball team will head to the finals for the first time in four years on the strength of a triple-double, while the ...



A&M-C softball heads to tourney as No. 2 seed  Commerce Journal

UPDATE at 1:45 p.m. on 5/3/19: The scheduled for this weekend's tournament has been updated.



"We Have to Stop the Violence": How 8 Survivors of Mass Shootings Are Fighting to Make Everyone Safer  Glamour

Columbine, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino—the list grows by the day. But these eight women think we can end the cycle of mass shootings. They should know.



Students up in arms over gun laws | News  Iowa State Daily

The nation watched closely as the people of Tucson, Ariz., suffered through a shooting that not only ended in six people killed and 12 wounded, but with a ...



Stephen King: How author had book Rage pulled from shelves  NEWS.com.au

WITH Ray Bradbury's novel about a society where books are outlawed coming alive in HBO's new film Fahrenheit 451, attention has returned to one of the most ...



Big list of drug-induced killers  WND.com

As WND has reported, Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was a known drug user who was caught with the powerful mind-altering narcotic Suboxone when ...



Leading California Anti-Pot Activist Says Marijuana Causes 'Almost All' Mass Murders  Reason

Roger Morgan, who is spearheading the campaign against legalization, says cannabis really is a "killer weed."



Southampton High School Student Will Not Return To School After Shotgun Arrest, District Says - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas  27east.com

A 17-year-old Southampton High School senior who was arrested by Southampton Village Police for bringing a shotgun onto school grounds last Wednesday ...



Daniel Webb Stats, Fantasy & News  MLB.com

November 3, 2016, Chicago White Sox released RHP Daniel Webb. July 2, 2016, Chicago White Sox transferred RHP Daniel Webb from the 15-day disabled list ...



To Forgive, Divine  Wizbang

There's a fascinating story unfolding in New Hampshire right now. In 1991, a very troubled teenager named Shane Pitts was saying goodbye to his very troubled ...



KLZ Stone Group to build facility in Commerce  Commerce Journal

The Commerce Economic Development Corporation and the City of Commerce are pleased to announce a new addition to the Highway 11 Industrial Park.



Why so many Americans today are 'mentally ill'  WorldNetDaily

“When I was lying in my bed that night, I couldn't sleep because my voice in my head kept echoing through my mind telling me to kill them.” You're reading the ...



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