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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
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
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
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
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
McConnell Secures Hemp Provision in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill
McConnell Secures Hemp Provision in Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell secured a provision in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill today to allow the processing of legally grown industrial hemp.. The McConnell language would help farmers transport legal industrial hemp between states so the crop can be developed for commercial purposes.. The full Senate Appropriations Committee approved the...

Dec 16, 2020
Senate Ag Panel Unanimously Passes Hemp Bill
Senate Ag Panel Unanimously Passes Hemp Bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Before a packed house filled with hemp supporters, the Kentucky Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 50, Sen. Paul Hornback’s legislation that provides an administrative framework if and when the federal government legalizes industrial hemp.. Republican Majority Leader Damon Thayer made the motion for passage as U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, U.S....

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
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
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
Wild Pigs Establish Healthy Local Populations, Eradication Underway
Wild Pigs Establish Healthy Local Populations, Eradication Underway

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY. – In response to reader inquiries, SurfKY News spoke with Thomas Young, a local biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR), concerning increased sightings of certain native and non-native wild animals. Young’s jurisdiction includes counties in the Green River Region including Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Union, and Webster.....

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
Outdoors with Big Country – Take a Kid Fishing Event was a Great Historical Day
Outdoors with Big Country – Take a Kid Fishing Event was a Great Historical Day

KENTUCKY – Among several excited Kids, there were also several anticipating parents and grandparents that were eager to watch the kids fish and possibly catch a fish to be eligible for a prize for the event last weekend at the Muhlenberg County, KY ‘Take a Kid Fishing’ Event.. Hundreds of local citizens made their way...

Dec 16, 2020
Makeup Application Guidelines for Any Woman
Makeup Application Guidelines for Any Woman

KENTUCKY — People rely on makeup to put their best faces forward. Cosmetics can enhance natural beauty or completely transform a person’s appearance for a dramatic effect.. Women are most likely to wear makeup, and many rely on it to cover up subtle flaws and bring out their best features.. Makeup application is a skill that...

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 – 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
KY Lake on the Verge of Great Crappie Fishing
KY Lake on the Verge of Great Crappie Fishing

WESTERN KY – Poor spawns from 2005-2007 impacted the numbers of young white crappie in Kentucky Lake, resulting in spotty fishing for white crappie over the last several years. The crappie population in the lake also morphed from mainly white crappie to predominately black crappie due to aging of the lake. The water flows clearer than...

Dec 16, 2020