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Consumer Chronicles: Fitness Centers
Consumer Chronicles: Fitness Centers

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Before we know it, temperatures will be falling and colder weather will begin to set in. The end of summer can be a “chill”ing thought for many, especially those who enjoy exercising outdoors. Yet, a number of fitness centers across the Lexington area will allow you to continue an exercise regime without...

Dec 19, 2020
Matthew 25 AIDS Services ‘Runway Red’ Fashion Show March 24
Matthew 25 AIDS Services ‘Runway Red’ Fashion Show March 24

HENDERSON, Ky. — Matthew 25 AIDS Services in Henderson plans to pack the Community Baptist Church auditorium Saturday, March 24 for its 11th annual charity fashion show and lunch — “Runway Red.”. The nonprofit announced a catered lunch, door prizes, silent auction and an opportunity to view current fashions from tristate boutiques are planned. The...

Dec 17, 2020
World’s Largest Hemp Oil Extraction Plant to be Built in Western Ky.
World’s Largest Hemp Oil Extraction Plant to be Built in Western Ky.

KENTUCKY — The first cannabidiol (CBD) isolate commercial processing plant in the U.S. is planned to be built in western Kentucky. Kentucky Department of Agriculture permits were issued yesterday.. Kings Royal Biotech of Kentucky has partnered with an industrial hemp development company from China, which produces the only commercially produced pharmaceutical grade (99 percent) CBD...

Dec 17, 2020
Three Local Schools Receive Green and Healthy Schools Awards
Three Local Schools Receive Green and Healthy Schools Awards

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY – More than 200 students and teachers buzzed with excitement as they set up exhibits showcasing their environmental projects at the Frankfort Convention Center on May 2 for the Kentucky Green & Healthy Schools (KGHS) and Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project Youth Summit and Awards luncheon.  “My students and I...

Dec 17, 2020
Industrial Hemp Research to Advance in Kentucky
Industrial Hemp Research to Advance in Kentucky

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued guidance clarifying that industrial hemp research programs are eligible for existing federal research grants.. Last year, Senator McConnell led a bipartisan Congressional letter urging Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to clarify conflicting information regarding industrial hemp’s eligibility for...

Dec 17, 2020
UK’s Hemp Field Day Sept. 9
UK’s Hemp Field Day Sept. 9

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky industrial hemp agronomic science group will present its annual field day Sept. 9 in conjunction with the 2017 Hemp Industries Association’s Hemp Conference Sept. 8-11 at the Lexington Convention Center.. The field day is from 9 until 11 a.m. CST at UK’s Spindletop Research Farm and is open...

Dec 17, 2020
UK, Atalo Hemp Research Promising as Viable Crop
UK, Atalo Hemp Research Promising as Viable Crop

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and Atalo Holdings Inc., a hemp research, development and processing company based in Winchester, are partnering in research efforts to make the crop more commercially viable.. “The UK CAFE agreement with Atalo is a great example of a public university-private sector partnership...

Dec 17, 2020
Marshall County Wins KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship
Marshall County Wins KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — The Marshall County High School team of Tristan Barrett and Evan Bremmerkamp brought a two-day cumulative total of eight bass weighing 27 pounds, 11 ounces to the scale over the weekend, beating out 67 other teams to win the 2018 Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky...

Dec 16, 2020
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach
Hedgepath Named Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Coach

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University Director of Athletics Jim Hardy has announced the hiring of Pete Hedgepath as the second head coach of the Campbellsville University Bass Fishing Team in program history. . Hedgepath, the assistant over the previous few seasons under the program’s first head coach, Tommy Hall, takes over the team as the...

Dec 16, 2020
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
Senator C.B. Embry celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. — September 26 is National Hunting and Fishing Day and Senator C.B. Embry, Jr. released a statement from his office celebrating this day.. As a member of the Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, I am proud to join like-minded sportsmen-legislators from across the nation in celebrating the 43rd National Hunting and Fishing Day on...

Dec 16, 2020
KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship to Begin Friday
KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship to Begin Friday

LEXINGTON, Ky. —The sixth-annual KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship will begin Friday morning at the Kentucky Dam Marina when 80 teams compete for the 2018 state title. The two-day KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship (May 11-12), with Calvert City serving as official host city, begins each morning with the boat launch from Kentucky Dam Marina...

Dec 16, 2020
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes
Walmart Bass Fishing League Wild Card Headed to Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. — The Walmart Bass Fishing League is headed to Kentucky and Barkley lakes Oct. 24-25 for the no-entry-fee BFL Chevy Wild Card.. The Wild Card offers one last opportunity for the top six boaters and co-anglers to advance to the 2015 BFL All-American presented by Chevy.. “We’ve had a pretty major front coming...

Dec 16, 2020
Kentucky Closer to Getting Hemp Seeds, Commission Adopts Rules for Hemp Programs
Kentucky Closer to Getting Hemp Seeds, Commission Adopts Rules for Hemp Programs

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture made progress in its efforts to complete delivery of a shipment of hemp seeds being held by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, KDA officials reported to the Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission Tuesday May 20, 2014.. “We’ve come a long way, and I believe we are on the...

Dec 16, 2020
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise
Ky. Afield Outdoors: Be Ready When Fishing Opportunities Arise

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Planning a fishing trip more than a couple days ahead of time can be a gamble in late winter when the weather is a mixed bag and the favorable conditions here today may be gone tomorrow.. With some advance preparation, you can be ready to grab what you need and go when...

Dec 16, 2020
Wildcat Gymnastics to Broadcast Five Meets
Wildcat Gymnastics to Broadcast Five Meets

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southeastern Conference released its television broadcast schedule for the 2016 gymnastics season on Wednesday afternoon, extending its coverage to 22 meets across ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network.. Kentucky gymnastics will appear in five of the broadcasts.. UK gymnastics’ coverage includes two dates on ESPNU, two dates on the SEC Network,...

Dec 16, 2020
FDA Invites Public Input on Menthol in Cigarettes
FDA Invites Public Input on Menthol in Cigarettes

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking additional information to help the agency make informed decisions about menthol in cigarettes.. Despite decades of work to reduce tobacco use in the United States, it continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and...

Dec 16, 2020
Owensboro Resident Named to Healthy Kentucky Board
Owensboro Resident Named to Healthy Kentucky Board

KENTUCKY — A food and nutrition expert from Owensboro has been named to the board of directors of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Marianne Smith Edge is a registered dietitian and founder of The AgriNutrition Edge, a food and agriculture communications consulting firm.. Edge is the first Owensboro resident since 2006 to serve on...

Dec 16, 2020