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Ag Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles touts agriculture in county visit

Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan F. Quarles visited the Hancock County Career Center last Wednesday to tout Kentucky agriculture. He also mentioned the challenges agriculture faces in this country from environmental activists determined to stop certain agricultural practices. During his visit, Commissioner Quarles touted the Kentucky Proud program that promotes the diverse agricultural…

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Concert on the Lawn; fundraiser in Lewisport

This weekend Blackford Creek will be playing in Lewisport to help raise funds for Boulware Mission; a faith-based shelter in Owensboro helping displaced individuals become self-sufficient through treatment, education, and services. The concert will be held July 9 at 1590 Riverview Drive, in Lewisport.  A $25 donation for admission includes a dinner of pulled pork,…

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100-year-old Blackford bridge to be moved to park Thursday

The more than 100-year-old bridge over Blackford Creek will be removed and hauled to its new home in a park in Henderson County on Thursday, more than a year after the Kentucky   Transportation Cabinet accepted proposals for who might take the closed bridge and give it a new life. Contractors were working on the…

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