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Today's News

  • CAUTION: WET ROAD

    Wet roads are being blamed for a two-car accident Monday morning on Mount Washington Road that left one car seriously damaged, but the drivers and passengers sustained no serious injuries.

  • Travis named Southeastern Farmer of the Year

    Farming is undeniably hard work with risks that are often difficult to calculate and profits that fluctuate from year to year. But you won’t hear Scott Travis complaining.

  • Back in Time: July 21, 1993
  • WEDDING: Dufilho-Williamson wed in June

    Alexis Dufilho of Taylorsville and Darrel Williamson of Georgetown, Ind., pictured at right, were married June 8 at Corydon Presbyterian Church.

    The bride is a daughter of Anne Dufilho of Taylorsville.
    She is employed as a zookeeper in the Gorilla Forest at the Louisville Zoo.
    The groom is a son of Tom and Sandy Williamson of Georgetown, Ind.
    He is employed by the North Harrison County School Department.
    The Rev. Bill Raine officiated the wedding.
    The couple will reside in Georgetown, Ind.

  • 39 attend FFA Leadership Training Center
  • ENGAGEMENT: Hopper, Burgin to wed in August

    Tachelle Banfield Hopper, mother of Augustus and McMillan Ludwick, announces her engagement to Tommy Burgin, father of PJ, Jessie and TT Burgin.
    Hopper is a 1987 graduate of Sullivan University with a degree in paralegal studies. Burgin is a 1995 graduate of Oldham County High School.
    The couple will marry in Louisville on Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.  
    Invitations have been mailed.

  • Browning, Goodlett participate in Institute for Future Ag Leaders

    Spencer County High School students Darilyn Browning and Tyler Goodlett recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders. Browning and Goodlett along with 44 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 23-27 at the University of Kentucky.
    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 16-20 at Murray State University for an additional 45 students.

  • FSA acreage reporting deadline extended

    The USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency has announced an extension of the FSA acreage reporting deadline. Farmers and landowners have an additional 18 calendar days to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office with the deadline extended from July 15 to Aug. 2. Only the FSA reporting deadline has been extended. The acreage reporting requirement for crop insurance did not change and was July 15.

  • Kentucky Grazing School scheduled for August

    The 2013 Kentucky Grazing School will be Aug. 21-22 in Woodford County. Informational sessions will be held at the Woodford County Extension office, with hands-on activities taking place at the University of Kentucky’s C. Oran Little Research Center.
    Hosted by extension specialists from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the school begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. EDT both days. Presenters will offer valuable educational information for new and experienced grazing systems managers.

  • In the Garden: Chicken trouble continues at the Wiche farm

    It seems only fair to share an update to the story since so many of you have been kind enough to lament my troubles with predation on the laying hens and the pastured broilers.  If you missed the column from a few weeks back it basically chronicled some owl and fox attacks on our pastured poultry we raise for meat down in the nut grove and our egg-laying hens that range freely around the barn and house during the day.