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Today's News

  • Public help sought in monitoring health of Kentucky’s deer herd

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Wildlife watchers can help researchers track and monitor the health of Kentucky’s deer herd.

    “For years, the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study Group has tracked outbreaks of EHD - or epizootic hemorrhagic disease - in deer,” said Tina Brunjes, deer and elk program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The public can assist researchers by reporting sick animals and pinpointing locations.”

  • Hot weather, exercise and you: Tips to stay healthy

    When we get into the heat of the summer, making sure to still get some exercise, and doing it safely, can be a challenge.  It is important to know how the hot weather affects your body, how to avoid heat related illness and when you should stop exercising out in the heat.

    How Hot Weather Affects Your Body — have you ever been really red in the face or skin after exercising in the heat?  When you exercise your body temperature will rise. When it is hot outside, that also affects your body’s temperature.

  • Plan to attend the 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course

    Make plans to join us for the 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course.  This program is a great opportunity for you and your family to learn how to enhance your woodlands and get the most from your ownership experience.  Most woodland owners are not aware of the wide variety of organizations and programs available to help them care for their woodlands.

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  • Villwock survives Detroit River to win 10th Gold Cup

    Dave Villwock, who captured the July 8 Indiana Governor’s Cup in Madison, survived a wind-swept Detroit River and an accident filled weekend to win his 10th Gold Cup Sunday. Steve David finished second in the Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison—his sixth runnerup finish in Unlimited racing’s most prestigious event.

  • A fight for shalom

    It was a rare day off in the middle of the work week.

    What to do? What to do?

    My husband had called dibs on the computer and I had already caught up on the antics of the Real Housewives of both New York and New Jersey.

    The only thing left to do was go out and get into a fight.

    Actually, fighting topped my list, trumping reading online pop culture blogs, trumping even shopping for clothes I don’t need.

    Beyond anything else I felt the need to fight - fight for peace, for the shalom of my soul.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (July 22, 1982)
    Trimble County’s 1982-83 budget is the smallest one in the state according to recently released figures filed with the Kentucky State Finance Department. The budget, passed in May of 1982 and adopted June 25, 1982, is $507,269.00. The highest is Fayette County at $75,728,850.00.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Aging Baby Boomers present challenges, opportunities alike

    Like the rest of the nation, Kentucky is seeing a definite graying trend as more and more Baby Boomers move past their 65th birthday and a growing number of citizens reach their nineties and beyond.

  • Rand: Help available for those facing foreclosure

    Kentucky homeowners who have had their homes foreclosed or are at-risk of having that happen have several avenues of assistance available to them, including money from a national, multi-billion dollar settlement, state Rep. Rick Rand said last week.