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Today's News

  • Fall Fertilizer

      As you’re probably aware, the price for agricultural inputs has dramatically increased and fertilizer is no exception. In fact, the price of fertilizer is so high cattle producers are asking if it’s economical to apply fertilizer to pasture and hay ground this fall.The answer to that question is difficult because it depends on your specific situation. 

  • Fleeing suspect found in Tenn.

    The suspect wanted for allegedly hitting his wife with his truck in Taylorsville last week, was apprehended by police at a Knoxville hospital on Sunday.

    According to Knoxville’s Channel 6-WATE,  Grubb showed up Sunday at a relative’s house in Oneida, Tennessee. The relative, concerned because Grubb had suffered a head wound and appeared highly agitated, took him to Lakeshore Mental Health Institute in Knoxville. Police reported that Lakeshore refused to admit Grubb because of his injury and because he admitted to being on drugs.

  • Many eligible Kentuckians have not yet claimed stimulus checks

     More than 67,000 eligible Kentuckians may have money coming to them from the Internal Revenue Service, but they must act by Oct. 15, 2008 to claim it.

     

    Last year, Congress passed an economic stimulus package that provided most low and moderate income American families a check for hundreds of dollars.

     

  • LETTER: Vandalism of war memorial needs to stop

    I am writing this letter because I was appalled when I attended the POW/MIA Memorial Service September 19 in front of the Veterans Monument and Wall of Honor to find out from the maintenance worker that once again there is vandalism being done to this Memorial. He informed those in attendance that the names of soldiers that have served this great country are being ripped off and thrown in the street to be run over by cars or walked on by pedestrians. He has picked them up and placed them back on the Wall of Honor.

  • Kentucky at 'Bama perfect script for CBS; Do you have a Bucket List?

    Kentucky takes its perfectly scripted perfect record to Tuscaloosa this week. The real season begins for Rich Brooks’ team in the land of football frenzy, mega-tailgate, Bear Bryant barbeque (all visitors) and fan smuggery that Kentucky is another way of saying "let's party early and late."

    CBS-Sports cameras will beam the proceedings nationally. Perfect for bowl conversations to come, No. 2 ranked Alabama and upstart Kentucky too.

    Here’s how.

  • Quarterback-to-back

     

  • Pollsters and political analysts predict the state will again be “red” this November

    Experts believe Republican presidential nominee John McCain will easily carry Kentucky’s eight electoral votes – beating Barack Obama here by as much as a 2-to-1 margin, according to some predictions. Most polls also indicate incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will defeat Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford.

  • FFA Today

     

    Mid-South Fair Floriculture Contest

  • 4-H Keeping it 'Green'

     

    4-H youth from across the nation will be “Keeping It Green” as they celebrate 2008 National 4-H Week October 5-11 by raising awareness about environmental issues and initiating environmental projects that make a positive difference in their communities .

  • LETTER: Victim treated unfairly

    I want people to know that Kristen Edmondson Grubb has been unfairly treated by a Louisville television station. She was portrayed as a bad person, but Kristen is a loving mother, a great friend to many people and loved by all of her family.

    Felicia Simpson

    Elk Creek