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Today's News

  • Wilt caused by more than heat in vegetable patch

     

     

     

  • Here are some recipes to try if the berries made it to the kitchen

    When I was a little girl, my grandpa’s garden was a magical place, full of delicious things to eat, exotic bugs to study, and if Grandpa was with me, great stories to listen to.
    He taught me how to pick the striped bugs off the potato plants, put them in a jar and take them to the neighbor’s chickens. I was sure popular with those chickens. He also showed me how to put a saucer full of beer between rows of lettuce and spinach to lure the slugs, and the next day the saucer would be full of fat, drunken slugs. Guess what I did with them?

  • FSA emergency loans are available

    On May 27, President Osama Obama amended disaster declaration M1976 to include five Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred from April 22, 2011, through May 20.
    Those counties are Christian, Hopkins, Menifee, Nelson and Rowan.

  • County receives Phase I agriculture funds

    Marion County has received $202,000 in Phase I funds, which can be used for the production of the following programs:
    • Agricultural Diversi-fication
    • Cattle Genetics Improve-ment
    • Cattle Handling
    • Commercial Poultry, Dairy, and Swine
    • Farm Fencing Improve-ment
    • Farm Structure and Commodity Handling
    • Farmland Improvement and Utilization
    • Goat and Sheep Diversi-fication
    • On-farm Energy Efficiency & Production
    • On-farm Water Enhance-ment

  • Local foods are cleaner, healthier, taste better

     

     

     

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  • Glasscock, Wilkey exchange vows

    Tom Wallace Wilkey of Casey County and Kimberly Sue Edwards Glasscock of Marion County were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2011, at the Marion County Court House. John G. Mattingly III officiated the ceremony.
    Glasscock is the daughter of Mildred Howell of Marion County and the late Thomas Howell.
    Wilkey is the son of Odessa Wilkey and Thomas Wilkey of Casey County.

  • Downs and Miles marry in Loretto

    Holly Downs of Bardstown and Daniel Miles of Loretto were united in marriage at 7 p.m. October 2, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Loretto. Deacon Eddie Hutchins officiated the ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Billy and Gail Downs of Bardstown.
    The groom is the son of Danny and Sue Miles of Loretto.

  • Mattingly and Thomas to marry July 1

    Stuart and Grace Mattingly of Lebanon announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ann-Hill, to Matthew Thomas, son of John and Beverly Thomas of Lebanon.
    Mattingly is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University and is employed by the Nelson County Board of Education.
    Thomas is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University and is employed by the Marion County Board of Education.
    The wedding is set for 7 p.m. July 1, 2011, at St. Charles Catholic Church. A reception will follow the ceremony at Centre Square.