Archive | March 24, 2009

Kentucky Mesonet continues growth; sites added in McLean, Carroll counties

The Kentucky Mesonet is expanding its weather and climate monitoring network to McLean and Carroll counties. The McLean County station is being installed about five miles northwest of Calhoun on the farm of JimmyVanCleve on Jim Porter Road. The Carroll County station is being installed near Carrollton on property owned by chemical manufacturer Arkema Inc. […]

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Electrical engineering students seventh in regional robotics competition

WKU’s electrical engineering juniors and seniors placed seventh in the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Southeastern Regional Conference Student Hardware Competition in Atlanta on March 7. Eleven students from WKU’s electrical engineering senior and junior class participated in the Student Hardware Competition, which required teams to design and build an autonomous recycling robot. […]

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Lexington school wins KHSSL junior division state speech tournament

The School for the Creative and Performing Arts continued its domination over the competition at the Kentucky High School Speech League’s Junior Division State Tournament on March 20-21 at WKU. SCAPA at Bluegrass, located in Lexington, won the Class AAA Championship on Saturday with 324 total Sweepstakes points, doubling the points of the second-place finisher, […]

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