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Today's Features

  • With many air conditioners and heaters there is a small unit on the wall. It has two things in it, a thermometer and a thermostat.

  • IRVINGSVILLE BAPTIST
    Irvingsville Baptist Church will be having a community/family cookout after the moring service at noon on July 6.
    Everyone is invited. Call 859-588-3830 for more information.

    VICTORY BAPTIST
    On the third Sunday of July (July 20) at 3:30 p.m., Victory Baptist Church will be having its first ever Men’s Day. A word from God by Pastor Emmanuel P. Young and God’s Church members of Lettingertown Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky.

  • After the March 2011 tsunami in Japan that killed nearly 20,000 people, a woman named Sue Plumb Takamoto was out clearing debris in a field in the coastal city of Ishinomaki.

  • Lately it seems that everywhere I step in the yard, vegetable garden and perennial beds there is a toad under foot.  
    They manage to jump out of harm’s way (from a rapidly approaching foot or spade) just in the nick of time.  When I notice healthy populations of a good insect, bug or amphibian, I like to think that they are flourishing because of the ecological balance of the farm.  
    Toads are an indicator species suggesting in their abundance that the environment is healthy; in their absence that it is not.  

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky  Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director John W. McCauley reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by July 15, 2014.  The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers on a farm to submit annual acreage reports on all cropland.

  • Organic processed products certified in the United States or Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country. This will allow American organic farmers, processors, and businesses greater access to Korea’s growing market for organic products. The arrangement between the two nations took effect July 1, 2014.

  • EARLYWINE/KELLEY/KELLY
    The annual reunion of the late Harley and Lula Kelley/Kelly Earlywine will be held Sunday, Aug. 10 at Blue Licks State Park. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at the big shelter across from the museum. All friends and family are invited to attend. Everyone is urged to bring some favorite family recipe for a family cookbook.
    Any questions contact Shirley Earlywine Willoughby at 859-588-2390 or email shirley_willoughby@yahoo.com.

    RICHARDSON/FRANKLIN/RITCHIE