By KELLY R. CANTRALL
Michelle Buckley welcomed the crowd gathered in Parkway Elementary School’s gym.
“Most days this place is called Parkway,” she said. “But not today. Today it’s called Churchill Downs.”
Schools in Hardin County celebrated the upcoming Kentucky Derby on Thursday with races of their own — including a nine-class competition between preschoolers, at Parkway, and a race between kindergartners, at G. C. Burkhead Elementary School.