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40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament
40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament

KENTUCKY — The 40th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament will be hosted by Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area on Saturday, May 20 at Honker Lake, off Forest Service Road 138 near Woodlands Nature Station. Registration for the free tournament is from 8-9 a.m.; fishing is from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Prizes will be...

Nov 11, 2020
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Fishing Fundraiser
God’s Great Outdoor Adventures – Fishing Fundraiser

WESTERN, KY. - Hello again folks! I hope you are having a blessed week. Turkey season has not been this tough in about six years.  We had the same weather at that time and the birds would not gobble after hitting the ground. Also, we lost a lot of young turkeys that season due to...

Nov 11, 2020
FLW Fishing Central Conference Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes
FLW Fishing Central Conference Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, KY. – National Guard FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky/Barkley lakes May 2 for the second of four stops in the Central Conference. Forty college teams will be competing for a top award of $5,000 and a berth in the Central Conference Championship tournament. “You are going to see some pretty big weights...

Nov 11, 2020
LBL Congratulates Fishing Tournament Participants
LBL Congratulates Fishing Tournament Participants

GOLDEN POND, KY. – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area hosted the 35th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament on Honker Lake, Saturday, June 2. Over 75 participants, caregivers, and volunteers attended this free fishing tournament.  Tournament winners, in order of placement, included First Place, Douglas Gray of Benton, KY; Second Place, Aaron Epley...

Nov 11, 2020
Georgetown College wins College Fishing Central Conference Event on KY/Barkley Lakes
Georgetown College wins College Fishing Central Conference Event on KY/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, KY – The Georgetown College team of Clay Elliott of Pikeville, Ky., and Vincent Timperio of Corbin, Ky., won the National Guard FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Kentucky/Barkley lakes Saturday with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 1 ounce. The victory earned the team $5,000. The win also helped them advance to the...

Nov 11, 2020
More Than 500 Turn Out for Take a Kid Fishing Tourney
More Than 500 Turn Out for Take a Kid Fishing Tourney

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Approximately 500 people attended the Take a Kid Fishing Tournament Saturday, June 13. Food and drinks were provided for those in attendance as the challenge to see which kids could catch the biggest fish was held from 9 a.m. until noon. Prizes were awarded to all Kids that caught fish.

Nov 11, 2020
Industrial Hemp Seeds Arrive in Frankfort
Industrial Hemp Seeds Arrive in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. ― The industrial hemp seeds ticketed for pilot research programs in Kentucky finally made it to the state Department of Agriculture headquarters in Frankfort today after being held in Louisville for weeks by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at the direction of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. "This is an historic day...

Nov 10, 2020
Zika Virus Outbreaks Continue at Warm-Weather Vacation Destinations - Precautions Urged
Zika Virus Outbreaks Continue at Warm-Weather Vacation Destinations - Precautions Urged

FRANKFORT, Ky. — As mosquito season comes to an end and the holiday and winter travel season begins, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, urges pregnant women, those who might be pregnant and their sex partners to avoid traveling to areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission. “With...

Nov 09, 2020
UofL Researchers to Explore the Lifetime Effects of Cigarette Smoke, Genetics on Infertility
UofL Researchers to Explore the Lifetime Effects of Cigarette Smoke, Genetics on Infertility

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Infertility can be...

Nov 09, 2020
E-Cigarettes Not Safe during Pregnancy
E-Cigarettes Not Safe during Pregnancy

LEXINGTON, Ky.— E-cigarettes are increasingly popular, and adult women of childbearing age are the most common users. This is especially true in Kentucky, which has the country's second highest rate of smoking during pregnancy. Many women try to quit or reduce their smoking while pregnant, and may turn to e-cigs under the belief that they...

Nov 09, 2020
Most Popular Fishing Lure in America Available at Woods Bait Shop
Most Popular Fishing Lure in America Available at Woods Bait Shop

CENTRAL CITY, KY. – Over the past few months, anglers across the nation have been giving extremely positive feedback regarding a new type of lure oriented towards Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, and Crappie fishing.   What has become one of the most popular lures of all times, called the “ Alabama Rig ,” has become...

Nov 05, 2020
CASA Kayaking Event Generates Funds for Neglected Children
CASA Kayaking Event Generates Funds for Neglected Children

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Kayakers young and old came out on a beautiful Saturday morning to support the CASA Program of Hopkins, Webster and Crittenden Counties Inc. Family Court Judge Brandi Rogers (5th Judicial Circuit), said, “Kayaking for CASA was a wonderful event. Kayaking is just a fun and relaxing activity for the whole family....

Oct 29, 2020
River Heritage Day to Feature Kayak Races, Children Fishing Tournament and More
River Heritage Day to Feature Kayak Races, Children Fishing Tournament and More

HENDERSON, Ky. — "Come Down to the River" is this year's theme of the Depot Community Room's fifth annual River Heritage Day set for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Henderson riverfront. The event, which benefits the Children's Advocacy Center, features an exciting slate of activities during the day and an evening dinner on...

Oct 29, 2020
'Kayaking for a Kause' to Raise Funds for Animals
'Kayaking for a Kause' to Raise Funds for Animals

LAKE MALONE, Ky. — Kayakers will have reason for a “howling good time” during the Muhlenberg Humane Society “Kayaking for a Kause” event Sept. 9 at the Lake Malone State Park boat dock. Organizers are asking for $20 donations for the Muhlenberg Humane Society to take part in the event. Those pre-registering by Sept. 4...

Oct 29, 2020
Muhlenberg Humane Society Holds Kayaking for a Kause
Muhlenberg Humane Society Holds Kayaking for a Kause

DUNMOR, Ky. — The Muhlenberg Co. Humane Society held its Inaugural Kayaking for a Kause event at Lake Malone, Saturday, Sept. 10. Participants launched at state boat dock and paddled to Shady Cliff Restaurant for lunch. Over 50 kayakers participated in the event. Donations from the event went to the Muhlenberg Co. Humane Society. The...

Oct 29, 2020
Green Tomatoes Not Just for the Frying Pan
Green Tomatoes Not Just for the Frying Pan

KENTUCKY — Perhaps in part due to the popular 1991 film "Fried Green Tomatoes," many people are familiar with the Southern United States side dish of the same name.  But as proven by the following recipe for "Grilled Green Tomato 'Sandwiches' with Herbed Cream Cheese" from Karen Adler and Judith Fertig's "The Gardener & The Grill"...

Jun 13, 2017
Hopkins County What's Really in Your Drinking Water?
Hopkins County What's Really in Your Drinking Water?

KENTUCKY — After a nationwide examination of water contamination data reported to the Environmental Protection Agency in the calendar years of 2015 and 2016, FluksAqua has just released a highly localized analysis of health-based drinking water violations focused on the county and city level. Using the EPA’s publicly-available Enforcement and Compliance History Online database, FluksAqua analyzed...

Mar 01, 2017