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Grovetown pilot dies in Kentucky crash

...pilot killed when his small plane crashed Thursday in rural Kentucky.Robert Bookman, 59, of Grove town, died in the crash...the single-engine Grumman AA5's destination was Hazard, Ky. It crashed into trees near a rural road outside the small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/grovetown-pilot-dies-kentucky
Many Triple Crown bids have left lasting memories

...3-year-old colt will be the 14th horse with a chance to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont since Affirmed in 1978. In...5 million bonus by capturing the Rebel, Arkansas Derby and Kentucky Derby. And then he wins the Preakness by 11½ lengths. He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/many-triple-crown-bi
Cross Creek High School Class of 2015

...SmithHarley Vincent Hunter SmithKamia Tanae SmithMacy Elizabeth SmithTae-Mon Marcel SmithTrase Tyler SowellJoshua Isaiah SpaldingSusan Ky'Ana SpellsBrianna Nicole SquiresDarian Malachai StephensDevonte Martez SterlingKassie Nikole StinsonDe'Jon Bernard StoddardAshley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/cross-creek-high-school-class
Guidelines must be followed when naming a thoroughbred

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Coming up with a clever name for a...mom's father).Others such as 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness runner-up Bodemeister...and dam Verve, whose damsire is 1990 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Unbridled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/guidelines-must-be-f
Vision loss worse in South, CDC says

...the report Thursday. Overall, about 3 percent of people had severe vision loss. The highest rate was from Owsley County, Kentucky, which surpassed 18 percent. The study is the CDC's first county-level assessment of blindness and severe vision loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-22/vision-loss-worse-south-cdc-
Time to start sending your vacation postcards

...biggest postcard last summer, an 11½-by-5½-inch monster from New Orleans, edging out a 9-by-6-inch card from Kentucky sent by Dick McCoppin. HERE ARE THE OBJECTIVES: We want to get a postcard from all 50 states by Labor Day weekend. This...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/time-start-sending-your-vacat
Owner saw something special in American Pharoah

BALTIMORE - From a Kentucky horse farm to a sales ring in Saratoga...To owner and breeder Ahmed Zayat, his Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness favorite American...Stockplace Farm, outside Lexington, Ky., on Feb. 2, 2012, then moved to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-14/owner-saw-something-
Time will tell if this is a special crop of 3-year-olds

...before and after the running of the 141st Kentucky Derby two weeks ago ? the opinion was...now a veteran of 16 editions of the Kentucky classic and with a fourth victory...as those in bygone days.As the 1957 Kentucky Derby approached, the late Whitney Tower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-15/time-will-tell-if-sp
Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trainer Bob Baffert barely had 14 hours to digest his Kentucky Derby victory with American Pharoah before hearing...Line with Dortmund two lengths behind him.The Kentucky-bred, California-based colt is the third consecutive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-04/kentucky-derby-win-raises-expecta
Preakness next for Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.Reluctant at first, the Kentucky Derby winner perked up when trainer Bob Baffert offered the colt's favorite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-03/preakness-next-kentu