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Today's Features

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    Cool temperatures and abundant rainfall have created ideal conditions for forage producers to establish or thicken grass pastures and hayfields.

    “The continuous rainfall this summer was very good for forage growth, and soil moisture levels are ideal across most of the state,” said Ray Smith, forage extension specialist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • As we look at the fifth chapter of James, we can easily see what our country needs from us Christians is prayer. Now let’s take a look at what the Lord can do.

  • The 105th Kentucky State Fair’s 4-H and FFA Sale of Champions concluded with $126,500 raised during the live auction, the second largest sum raised in its 30-year history. The annual sale brought in $127,250 in 2008, which was an all-time high for the event.

  • SAFE meeting

    SAFE will be holding an informational meeting on the upcoming wet/dry election Sunday at 6 p.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church, located on KY 44-West. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

    Main Street paving

  • The Meats  and Agronomy CDE teams took top honors at the Kentucky State Fair and will advance to the National Competition in October. 

    The meats team consisting of  Matthew Jeffiers, Danielle Montgomery, Stetson Baird, and Jacob Walker    placed first in their contest.  Matthew was high individual.

    Members of the Agronomy team taking first place honors were   Joseph Snider, Amanda Martin, Tevin Shouse, and Holly Ware.   Joseph tied for high individual.

  • Women’s Bible study at First Baptist

    The Women’s Ministry at First Baptist will begin their fall Bible study, Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed-A Study of David, by Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore, and Kay Arthur on September 14.  This seven week study is based on their Deeper Still conference.  Each woman will teach a two week segment.  Times and locations are:

    Monday 9:15-11:15 a.m. at First Baptist Church.

    Monday 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the home of Charlotte Nedros.

  • This morning I woke up thinking about real true love. A few month’s ago I was ordained a Baptist preacher. When I got home I told my wife, Roberta, “You know, hon, you have been married to a sheriff, a judge, and now a preacher.” She said, “Yes, but, you know, I married a sawmiller.” I said, “You know, you are right.”

  • An article posted on CNN.com, Telescopes to show universe soon after Big Bang, claims the future construction of the world’s largest telescopes with mirrors ranging from 25 to 42 meters (80 to 137 feet) in diameter “will be able to show what the universe was like when it was just a few hundred million years old and emerging from a period of total darkness after the Big Bang.”

  • Bill Drury, of Taylorsville, has joined Jackson+Metts Business Brokers Ltd., enabling him to assist business owners interested in selling their businesses.

    Drury is the first broker to affiliate with the newly-formed Jackson+Metts company, a joint venture of the Jackson Group LLC founder Ben Jackson and Metts Company Realtors Sandy and David Metts.

    A licensed realtor since 2004, Drury will continue to work with Metts Company Realtors, representing buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties.

  • The new extended deadline to get your pet’s photo entered in this year’s contest is August 24 at 5 p.m.