Today's News

  • 13 die on Kentucky roadways

    Preliminary statistics indicate that 13 people died in 13 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, Jan. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.
    Ten of the crashes involved motor vehicles and six of the victims were not wearing seat belts.  Single-fatality crashes occurred in Barren, Estill, Knott, Magoffin, McLean, Metcalfe, Pulaski (two), Todd and Warren counties.
    The crashes in Knott, McLean and Metcalfe counties involved the suspected use of alcohol.
    Three pedestrian involved crashes occurred in Clark, Jefferson and Lyon counties.

  • Early Files 2-2-11

    130 years ago
    January 26, 1881
    Indicting a railroad

  • 4-H News

    The 4-H American Club was organized in Ms. Higdon’s fourth-grade class at St. Augustine School on Sept. 28, 2010.
    The following officers were elected: Carl Olde Loohuis, president; Gabe Hagan, vice-president; Kelly Miles, secretary, and Patrick Leake, reporter.
    The first meeting of the 4-H American Club was held on Nov. 16, 2010.

  • Early Files 2-2-11

    130 years ago
    January 26, 1881
    Indicting a railroad

  • Winter perennials hidden beneath the snow


  • Add edible plants to landscape



  • Sign up for grassland program

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP). Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff date for 2011 is March 31.  Applications received after March 31, 2011 will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.
    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.  

  • Get free trees with membership

    Residents of Kentucky can receive 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation.
    By becoming a member of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, you will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two goldenraintrees.
    “These beautiful trees will give your home in Kentucky lovely flowers with pink, yellow and white colors,” said John Rosenow, chief executive and founder of the Arbor Day Foundation.

  • Make soup for snow days

    On a day like today, when it’s cold and snowy outside, soup is the thing I want.  
    I was talking to a friend on the phone this morning, and she said she was making vegetable soup, so I got that in my head and immediately started chopping onions. (I always say that every recipe I make starts with “sauté an onion.”)  
     I didn’t use a recipe, but it came together pretty easily and before I knew it, I had added eight vegetables plus some chicken I had left over from dinner the previous night.

  • Recongnized by state