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Over 400 Show up for First Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day – Video Footage
Over 400 Show up for First Annual Take a Kid Fishing Day – Video Footage

GREENVILLE, Ky. – A year ago few in Muhlenberg County had even heard of an event called “Take a Kid Fishing” Day. Now, after an estimated crowd of at least 400 showed up Saturday, June 8th, with rods and reels in hand, it’s pretty clear that kids, adults, planners and sponsors have fallen for this...

Nov 11, 2020
MCHS Wins Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake
MCHS Wins Murray State High School Fishing Open on Kentucky Lake

MURRAY, Ky. — The Muhlenberg County High School team of Nathan Flener and Brandon Payne brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 6 ounces, to win the 2015 Murray State Open on Kentucky Lake. The win earned the team $4,000 in scholarships to Murray State and qualified the team to compete in...

Nov 11, 2020
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
Fishing Tournament Nets 40 Tons of Carp from Kentucky and Barkley Lake
Fishing Tournament Nets 40 Tons of Carp from Kentucky and Barkley Lake

TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. – Commercial anglers netted nearly 83,000 pounds of Asian carp during the country’s first freshwater commercial fishing tournament.  Barry Mann claimed the top prize of $10,000 after hauling 28,670 pounds of fish from Kentucky and Barkley lakes during the two-day tournament held March 12-13.  “We were in them all day long,” said...

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
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
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
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
Hearing is a Gift by Brigitte Cutshall
Hearing is a Gift by Brigitte Cutshall

KENTUCKY — What?!!? Can you repeat that please? This question gets a better response by the way. Hearing is something we all tend to take for granted. And the longer you live, the more likely you will develop hearing loss. It’s a fact of nature. Many people don’t seek treatment for several reasons. They don’t realize...

Feb 21, 2017