A whirlwind day of testimony Monday in the double murder trial against former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke ended without the need for a lunch break.
Jurors were sent home before noon and Judge Kelly Mark Easton deliberated with both the defense and prosecution about the remainder of the trial’s schedule.
Testimony will resume Wednesday and Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw said he expects to wrap up his case against Burke by midday of the same day. Shaw said he has about five witnesses left to take the stand.
Fifth-graders at Lincoln Trail Elementary School can easily figure out the local landing time of a four-hour flight from Louisville to Los Angeles.
They can use visual clues in photographs to identify the city pictured.
When they recited on Friday the flight miles they tracked flown by Southwest Airlines pilot Donald Cox – 2,601, 2,467, 2,191, 2,119 and 2,367 – he laughed.
“That’s a lot,” he said. “I’m not sure I want to know this.”
The 17th District baseball race begins today with a pair of games, but coaches are quick to point out it’s not the start that counts as much as the finish.
“I always tell the boys the baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint,” Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson said.
Central Hardin has heeded Thompson’s words in the past quite well. The Bruins have won the last two district tournament championships and they’ve appeared in four consecutive title games and five of the last six.
You’d have to think Ryan Sipes had a pretty successful Saturday across the states’ northern border, eh?
Racing in front of more than 45,000 fans in Toronto’s Rogers Centre, the Ekron native finished fifth in the Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class. With 115 points, Sipes is third in the season standings behind Georgia’s Justin Barcia (138 points) and California’s Dean Wilson (122). Wilson won the Toronto race and Barcia was second.
Motorists looking to hit the open road “Easy Rider” style can receive training they need at the local community college.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is offering a class for beginning motorcyclists at the end of April that will run through October. The class assists those looking to get their license and need some training to do so.
People often evaluate their personal fitness level and chart an exercise plan to improve it. The Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board wants to help business owners do the same for their companies and organizations.
From April 7 through May 5, the LTWIB will offer five weekly Business Fitness Workouts, where Innovative Productivity Inc.’s Bill Thompson will serve as a personal business fitness trainer for participants.