Today's Features

  • Winter will be here before you know it. It’s a good time to start thinking about your horses’ needs before the cold, snow and ice arrive. Winter can be a particularly stressful time for horses, but there a few simple things you can do to make them more comfortable.
    When temperatures start to dip below freezing, you have to make sure your horses still have constant access to fresh water. Check your water sources now. Are the heaters in good repair? Turn them on and check the water temperature.

  • Many of us are familiar with the story of the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32). The story about a son who left his father’s estate to seek his own fame and fortune. When he spent all he had, he crawled his way back into his father’s house begging for mercy. His father received him with love and forgiveness. The older brother however was not so forgiving.

  • A Reading from Philippians 2: 3-5
    Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus…..
    Today, I want to spend a few minutes talking about attitudes. Do you have a worldly attitude or a Christ-like attitude.

  • Some of us are morning people. Some of us are not! Some people wake up early every morning and just jump out of bed, others, like me, sort of groan out of bed.
    I don’t mean that I wake up in a bad mood or anything, I’d just rather sleep in a little more. My wife sometimes complains about my use of the snooze button! You see I go to bed planning to get up early and do 62 things before breakfast, but come morning it just doesn’t work that way.

  • A grant of nearly $200,000 could help local farmers become more profitable.
    Kentucky State University’s College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems received the grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Outreach and Advocacy to target farmers in 73 Kentucky counties. The initiative aims to improve their participation in USDA programs.

  • FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture was awarded a Specialty Crop Block Grant for $302,620.11 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with the University of Kentucky and other organizations and commodity groups to strengthen markets for specialty crops in Kentucky.
    “This funding will greatly enhance our efforts to help Kentucky’s specialty crop businesses grow and prosper,” Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said. “This investment in our specialty crop industry will boost Kentucky’s rural economy.”

  • Over the past couple of weeks I have had a half dozen people come up to me with stories of amazing vegetables appearing in their yards and gardens. My mother, for one, has what she calls a French squash growing by the sidewalk around a newly planted serviceberry.