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Today's News

  • The hunt for great food gets easier with Buy Local

    FRANKFORT — Kentucky Proud has unveiled Buy Local, a new program intended to encourage restaurants and other food service businesses to purchase locally produced food products, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

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  • In season: Fresh asparagus

    Asparagus is one of the early-season crops you will find available in the fresh produce section of local grocery stores.
    Harvested during April and May in Kentucky, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that you can eat raw, lightly boil, steam, stir-fry or grill. It can be seasoned with herbs, butter or Parmesan cheese to enhance its flavor. As you will see in the Plate It Up Kentucky Proud recipe below, it can also be an integral ingredient in many dishes.

  • Three things to consider for spring fishing

    By LEE McCLELLAN
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.
    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.
    1.    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Detroit to host two Unlimited races on same weekend

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner

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  • Easter’s promise of peace

    A few years ago, classical musicians started doing “random acts of culture,” usually in busy shopping malls.
    All of a sudden, someone in the crowd would start singing or playing a violin and then others in the food court or on the escalator would join in until 10 or 20 or more voices and/or instruments would create a moment of cultural beauty while surprised shoppers stopped and listened, pulling out their cellphones to record it to share with their friends on Facebook or YouTube.

  • LOOKING BACK

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  • Senator wraps up final week of session

    Long nights, intense debate, and media attention from across the globe wrapped up what started as a quiet final week of the 2017 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Minutes before the Senate gaveled out for good, Governor Matt Bevin called this session the most productive in history.  It was truly an honor to work alongside the governor with the new House Majority to pass many great initiatives for our commonwealth.