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Vaught’s note: For any high school athlete in western Kentucky or any media member who knew him, this was shocking news. Should teach us all to value life daily.

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Longtime western Kentucky sports writer Joey Fosko has died after suffering an apparent heart attack. The Paducah Sun, where Fosko had worked 27 years, reported Fosko’s death at 46 on its website Monday. The newspaper said Fosko died at 12:02 a.m. CDT Monday.

Fosko joined the Sun in 1986, covering high school sports.

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One Response to Longtime sports writer Joey Fosko dies from apparent heart attack

  • Jeff Dowdy says:

    Larry, thanks for posting this, as Joey was loved in Western Kentucky. He had his dream job from a young age. Sad we lost him so early..Thanks again..


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