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  • PAYING RESPECTS
  • Free health screenings available at Kentucky State Fair

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville this month can get information to help their families’ health and well-being through free screenings and educational activities at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services exhibit.
    The interactive display, which will be located in the Health Horizons section of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center’s South Wing B, features a chance to speak one on one with health educators and learn more about family services.

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  • Trimble girl enjoys success in prestigious pageant

    Megan West competed in the Miss Kentucky National American Miss Jr. Teen Pageant at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville on July 28-29. She was a top ten finalist out of 67 young ladies. She won the 2012 Jr. Teen Academic Achievement Award and a Modeling Scholarship. Megan recieved Trophies for being a State Finalist, Outstanding Program Participation, and the Spirit of America Award. She also received Miss Personality 1st Runner-Up, Most Promising Model 1st Runner-Up, Top Model 2nd Runner-Up, Actress 3rd Runner-Up, Photogenic 4th Runner-Up and a cash prize.
     

  • Trimble girl enjoys success in prestigious pageant

    Megan West competed in the Miss Kentucky National American Miss Jr. Teen Pageant at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville on July 28-29. She was a top ten finalist out of 67 young ladies. She won the 2012 Jr. Teen Academic Achievement Award and a Modeling Scholarship. Megan recieved Trophies for being a State Finalist, Outstanding Program Participation, and the Spirit of America Award. She also received Miss Personality 1st Runner-Up, Most Promising Model 1st Runner-Up, Top Model 2nd Runner-Up, Actress 3rd Runner-Up, Photogenic 4th Runner-Up and a cash prize.
     

  • Heaton, Cornish to wed Aug. 25

    Misty Heaton and J.W. Cornish both of Bedford, Ky. announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Frank and Karen Robbins of Milton, Ky. and Roger Heaton of Bedford.

    The Groom to be is the son of Tommy and Sherry Burkhardt of Milton.

    The wedding will be held 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at the bride’s parents farm in Milton. Reception to follow.

    Invitations will not be sent.  Family and friends are invited.
     

  • I-64 construction to begin in Shelby County

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Louisville – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for the widening of Interstate 64 in Shelby County from the Welcome Center to ½ mile east of KY 55.

    Work will begin the week of Aug. 12 to widen the roadway to three lanes in each direction. The new lanes will be constructed in the interstate median.

  • Attorney general announces events to educate seniors on scams, fraud

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway wants Kentucky’s senior citizens to be armed with the latest information to protect themselves against fraud, identity theft and scams targeting the elderly.

  • Ky. Grazing School focuses on improving pasture management

    Grazing is the most cost effective way for producers to feed their ruminant animals. The University of Kentucky College of Agri-culture will host the Kentucky Grazing School Sept. 11-12 at the Woodford County extension office in Versailles.

    The program begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. EDT each day.

    The grazing school is open to anyone. Past participants have included everyone from new farmers to those with years of grazing experience, and all have received new information and practical skills to implement in their operations.

  • Zucchini: An abundant Kentucky summer squash

    The name zucchini may sound a little odd but zucchini squash is one of the most abundant staples of Kentucky gardens and is the most popular summer squash purchases in the United States.

    Summer squash are staples in Kentucky gardens and at local farmers markets.  Their versatility makes them easy to prepare for tasty summer meals and side dishes.  Two of the more popular varieties include yellow squash and zucchini.