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CV Sciences, Inc. Donates Hemp Seed Varieties to Kentucky Farmers, Academic Institutions to Aid in Research, Development Efforts
CV Sciences, Inc. Donates Hemp Seed Varieties to Kentucky Farmers, Academic Institutions to Aid in Research, Development Efforts

KENTUCKY — CV Sciences, Inc announced that last week, farmers and university research programs in Kentucky received international hemp seed provided by CV Sciences for research projects throughout the state. This seed distribution, over a month earlier than last year, allows Kentucky farmers to improve outcomes, make important research gains and keep Kentucky at the forefront...

Dec 16, 2020
Ag Commissioner Celebrates Final Approval of Hemp Bill
Ag Commissioner Celebrates Final Approval of Hemp Bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Agriculture Commissioner James Comer credited industrial hemp supporters for encouraging lawmakers and Gov. Steve Beshear to approve historic legislation that will help restore hemp production to Kentucky. Gov. Beshear today said he will take no action on Senate Bill 50, allowing it to become law. “This shows what can happen when the people get...

Dec 16, 2020
Durbin Offers Healthy Eating Services, Joins MCCH as Registered Dietitian
Durbin Offers Healthy Eating Services, Joins MCCH as Registered Dietitian

MURRAY, Ky. — Samantha Durbin, Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, has joined Murray-Calloway County Hospital to offer outpatient medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling in several departments. Samantha DurbinDurbin works with patients at Bariatric Solutions to prepare a nutrition plan before and after weight-loss surgery to maximize results. She also offers self-pay nutrition counseling to...

Dec 16, 2020
Cigar Memorial Statue to be Unveiled at Hall of Champions
Cigar Memorial Statue to be Unveiled at Hall of Champions

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Kentucky Horse Park will unveil a new memorial statue dedicated to the great Thoroughbred champion Cigar on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. Created by artist Douwe “Dow” Blumberg, the statue will be placed at Cigar’s gravesite at the Hall of Champions and features Cigar with jockey Jerry Bailey winning the 1995...

Dec 16, 2020
DAVE SAYS: Only Buy Vacation Home with Cash
DAVE SAYS: Only Buy Vacation Home with Cash

KENTUCKY — Dave gives advice on buying vacation homes in this week’s Dave Says. Dear Dave, What is your opinion of buying a vacation home, then renting it out when you’re not there? J.P. Dear J.P., I see nothing wrong with it, as long as you’re buying with cash and you’re also debt-free. A vacation...

Dec 16, 2020
Comer, Goodlatte, Massie, Polis Introduce Bipartisan Industrial Hemp Bill
Comer, Goodlatte, Massie, Polis Introduce Bipartisan Industrial Hemp Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. representatives James Comer (R-KY), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jared Polis (D-CO) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced federal legislation to end unnecessary and outdated regulations on industrial hemp.  The Industrial Hemp Farming Act exempts industrial hemp from the Controlled Substance Act’s definition of marijuana, creates a new category for hemp research at universities and...

Dec 16, 2020
Mt. Olive Baptist Church Hosting Vacation Bible School June 26-30
Mt. Olive Baptist Church Hosting Vacation Bible School June 26-30

HORSE BRANCH, Ky. — Mt. Olive General Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School beginning June 26-30. The VBS will be for all ages and will begin at 6 p.m. each night until 8:30 p.m. There will be nightly Bible stories and music with crafts and music.  Commencement will be at 7 p.m on...

Dec 16, 2020
Longview Baptist Hosting Vacation Bible School June 20-24
Longview Baptist Hosting Vacation Bible School June 20-24

BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Longview Baptist Church will be hosting Vacation Bible School each night from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning June 20-24.  The church is located at 3405 Highway 62 East in Beaver Dam. The VBS is for ages 1 to 18 years-old. There will be Bible stories, crafts, music and a meal...

Dec 16, 2020
Make Vacations and Travel a Key Component of Retirement
Make Vacations and Travel a Key Component of Retirement

KENTUCKY — When the time comes to bid farewell to conference calls, meetings and daily commutes, retirees have open schedules to fill with whichever activities they choose. Travel is one exciting way to pass the time. Traveling can be a rewarding prospect for active seniors, particularly those who successfully preplanned for retirement and have the...

Dec 16, 2020
Simplify Vacations and Savor The Fun
Simplify Vacations and Savor The Fun

KENTUCKY  — Vacations are a great opportunity for families or individuals to recharge. But especially active vacationers often return from their trips in need of rest, as planning may have taken its toll or schedules loaded with too many activities might have left little time for R&R. Those willing to simplify their vacations may find...

Dec 16, 2020
MLES Keeps Learning ‘Hopping’ during Summer Vacation
MLES Keeps Learning ‘Hopping’ during Summer Vacation

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky.— Meadow Lands Elementary School has kept learning “hopping” throughout the summer, hosting a variety of educational opportunities for students during the break. The Leaping Lunch Library travels around the MLES district with a wi-fi enabled school bus, giving children an opportunity to connect to the internet for research and learning. The bus...

Dec 16, 2020
How to Save Money on Vacation
How to Save Money on Vacation

KENTUCKY — Going on vacation often means throwing a little caution to the wind and indulging here and there on purchases or experiences a person wouldn’t normally make at home. According to a 2015 CBS News poll, the average American is entitled to 16 days of paid leave each year, and the average Canadian worker...

Dec 16, 2020
Hopkinsville Beautification Commission Sets Sights on Cigarette Butt Litter
Hopkinsville Beautification Commission Sets Sights on Cigarette Butt Litter

HOPKINSVILLE, KY — The Hopkinsville Beautification Commission will partner with the Hopkinsville Surface and Stormwater Utility to take part this year in a national program to reduce the impact of cigarette butt litter, the Keep America Beautiful® Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. They will target cigarette butt litter throughout portions of the high-traffic areas of E....

Dec 16, 2020
Driving Vacation Planning Pointers
Driving Vacation Planning Pointers

KENTUCKY — Driving vacations are typically a more affordable option than flying for families looking to get away. Families often must decide between the convenience of flying versus the cost-effectiveness of self-driving vacations. Parents who hope to have a fun and affordable trip may find that driving saves them a substantial amount of money over traveling...

Dec 16, 2020
Teen Use of Electronic Cigarettes Has Tripled in One Year
Teen Use of Electronic Cigarettes Has Tripled in One Year

KENTUCKY — The number of middle- and high-school students using electronic cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the current use of all teen use of tobacco products, including conventional cigarettes, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings came from CDC’s 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey,which found that e-cigarette use by...

Dec 16, 2020
E-cigarettes and Quitting Smoking
E-cigarettes and Quitting Smoking

US — Quitting smoking and losing weight consistently top New Year’s resolutions lists In an effort to stop smoking, a growing number of smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, to help them quit once and for all. Although e-cigarettes are not currently regulated, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is weighing regulations in a...

Dec 16, 2020