There have certainly been no shortage of political scandals in Washington, but there has only been one that led to the resignation of a US President. Beginning on this day in 1973, major television networks took turns airing the hearings, starting with ABC. An estimated 85% of Americans tuned in to at least one hearing.
It’s Friday, May 17
There’s a free youth baseball clinic at Brooks Stadium in Paducah on Sunday for kids ages 6-16. Kids can get tips on hitting, throwing, and fielding. The first 100 participants get free T-shirts. Registration begins at noon with the clinic starting at 1.
The Pennyroyal Arts Council and the Hopkinsville Art Guild are producing an alphabet book titled "H is for Hopkinsville." A community-wide contest for each alphabet letter runs through June 15. Choose a letter for a site or event that relates to Hopkinsville and, in 45 words or less, write about your topic. Submit entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Run for Life 5K, benefiting Lifehouse Care Center of Murray, is next Saturday, May 25, beginning at 8AM at 602 Poplar. Pre-register at murrayrunforlife.com or pick up a registration form from the center. Race-day registration starts at 7AM. For more information, call 270-753-0700.