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Hemp Commission Receives $100,000.00
Hemp Commission Receives $100,000.00

FRANKFORT, KY. – The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission received a $100,000 infusion during its initial meeting today in Frankfort. David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s political action committee each committed $50,000 to the operation of the commission, which met for the first time after a 10-year hiatus. Kentucky Agriculture...

Dec 16, 2020
Kentucky Gymnastics Smashes School-Record Team Score
Kentucky Gymnastics Smashes School-Record Team Score

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky gymnastics record total team score record lasted just two weeks as the Wildcats reached a new program best 196.775 on Saturday at Penn State. No. 16 Penn State won the meet with a 197.325 team score. No. 19 Kentucky has been assaulting the school record books in recent weeks as UK totaled...

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
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 first...

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
Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Hospital Offers Healthy Holiday Night Out
Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Hospital Offers Healthy Holiday Night Out

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Gather your girlfriends and enjoy a free Healthy Holiday Night Out at Second St. Baptist Church from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 6. Join Dr. Ashley Gabbard and friends, for a relaxing and informative night away from the stress of holiday planning and shopping.  Enjoy a free holiday meal. Get ideas on preparing...

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
Outdoors with Big Country – Summertime Fishing
Outdoors with Big Country – Summertime Fishing

KENTUCKY – It’s the middle of June, the beginning of summer, and the water temperatures are rising into the 80’s. Now is the time most people want to go fishing. I suggest that you try fishing early in the morning or late in the day to avoid the midday hot sunshine, as well as to help...

Dec 16, 2020
Gymnastics Completes Final Tune-up in Blue/White Meet
Gymnastics Completes Final Tune-up in Blue/White Meet

LEXINGTON, KY. – The University of Kentucky gymnastics team dazzled in its final exhibition before the regular season begins during the Blue/White Meet inside Memorial Coliseum on Thursday. Competing exactly one month before the regular season opener, the White Team bettered the Blue Squad’s total on a competitive night in the gym. “Overall the staff and I...

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
‘Take Kids Fishing’ Tradewater Tournament Saturday in Dawson Springs
‘Take Kids Fishing’ Tradewater Tournament Saturday in Dawson Springs

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. — Take Kids Fishing Tradewater Tournament is set for 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Park-Tradewater River in Dawson Springs. The tournament is for children ages 3-15. Age divisions for casting and reeling categories are 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. There also will be prizes for the largest and smallest fish. Some cane...

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
WK Outdoors - KY Lake Crappie Fishing Heating Up
WK Outdoors - KY Lake Crappie Fishing Heating Up

KENTUCKY – The crappie spawn often coincides with the blooming of dogwood trees in Kentucky. Many anglers plan a crappie fishing trip to Kentucky Lake at that time of year.  This typically occurs in mid to late April, just after the conclusion of what country people call redbud winter, the cold snap following the first...

Dec 16, 2020
Eastern KY University Wins FLW College Fishing Event on Kentucky Lake
Eastern KY University Wins FLW College Fishing Event on Kentucky Lake

HARDIN, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University team of Ethan Snyder of Vine Grove, Ky., and Billy French of Hamilton, Ohio, won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Kentucky Lake Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW...

Dec 16, 2020
WK Outdoors - New or Improving Fishing Opportunities for 2012
WK Outdoors - New or Improving Fishing Opportunities for 2012

WESTERN KY – With Valentine’s Day upon us, only a few weeks remain on your current annual fishing license. The new license year begins March 1.  This coming year presents some new opportunities to catch rainbow trout, blue catfish, redear sunfish, also known as shellcrackers, and white crappie.  Black crappie now dominate the population in...

Dec 16, 2020
How to Approach Buying a Pool or Spa
How to Approach Buying a Pool or Spa

KENTUCKY — Many homeowners feel pools or spas are must-have features as they attempt to turn their homes in their own personal oases. The decision to get a pool or a hot tub is not one to take lightly. Significant purchases, pools and/or spas can affect the value of a home and also require various...

Dec 16, 2020