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Today's Features

  • 60 Years Ago
    147,000 On Kentucky Relief Rolls, Report
    Relief rolls in Kentucky continue to rise with approximately 147,000 being given surplus foods supplied through the State Division of Commodities Distribution.
    The commodities include foods by the Commodity Credit Corporation under the federal price- -support program, and are distributed by the state agency through county welfare units to needy families, either jobless or in a low income status.

  • USDA Farm Service Agency wants to remind agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs.In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit their local FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline.

  • The most common form of plant propagation is digging and dividing which is frequently done in early spring before new growth or in the fall before plants go dormant. Digging and dividing is great for herbaceous plants but those plants that are considered woody ornamentals do not divide as easily with a spade. In this case we can look to the technique of rooting out softwood cuttings from the mother plant.

  • Agricultural chemicals are an important part of many farm operations. Used properly, they help Kentucky farmers produce an abundant, safe food supply. If mishandled, however, they can contaminate groundwater, which is a source of drinking water for many residents.You can reduce the chance that improperly used agricultural chemicals will contaminate groundwater by following these eight steps.

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     The following students were recognized recently for being Taylorsville Elementary School “GREATS” for the last nine weeks. These students maintained model behavior during the nine week grading period. The students are listed by teacher.

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  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    What types of senior discounts are available to older travelers? My husband and I are approaching retirement and love to travel, but love to save money too.
    Almost Retired

  • Wakefield Baptist Church to host Smith & Company
    Wakefield Baptist Church at 5517 Bloomfield Road will be hosting a special service May 18 at 5 p.m. Southern gospel group Smith and Company will be performing. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Today’s column is from a Sermon from Saint Luke 20:9-20.
    In the gospel of Saint Luke, Jesus tells a parable about people losing their lives in service to their master. Jesus begins the parable by saying: A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. The farmers worked the vineyard so that it would produce for the owner. They would get paid a portion of the harvest for their labor. This was how business was done back then. The rules were to be honored and obeyed.

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