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Today's News

  • Nelson planning and zoning wants to avoid LaRue's problems

    Nelson Circuit Judge Charles Simms has ruled in favor of Nelson County Attorney John Kelley in a lawsuit filed against him by the Joint City-County Planning Commission.

    The lawsuit concerned the estate of Oreva B. Douglas, of which Kelley is executor. Douglas died March 1 and left a residence and farm of 69.413 acres at the end of Simon Greenwell Lane. To auction the farm, Kelley retained Harned Auctioneers LLC, which divided it into 11 agricultural tracts ranging from 5 to 7.825 acres.

  • Avoid strife for a godly life

    Personality conflicts cause many problems in our lives. We don’t get along with some people and when relationships are bad, life stinks. It is very important that we learn to get along with others.

    James says in 3:18, “Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.” We sow seeds every day in our relationships and one day there will be a harvest. What kind of harvest will it be? It all depends on the seeds we have sown. The question then becomes: How can I plant seeds of peace and have peaceful relationships?

  • Moral rot within a nation can cause its downfall

    When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily. But with wise and knowledgeable leaders, there is stability. Proverbs: 28:2

  • Consider stockpiling some fescue fields in August

    August is an important month for beef producers to plan their fall and winter grazing program. Using crop residues and small grain and ryegrass cover crops can provide some late fall-early winter, as well as late- winter and early- spring gazing. However, the best option is to stockpile fescue during late summer and fall for use in late fall and winter.

    Select the fields to be stockpiled and graze or mow soon. Add nitrogen by mid-August. Let stockpiled fields grow as long as possible in fall while other pastures are being grazed.

  • 4-H calendar

  • Farm calendar

    CRP deadline nears

  • Registration under way for Shakertown Bike Trek

    Registration for the American Lung Association’s 25th Anniversary Bike Trek to Shakertown is underway and space is limited.

    The event is scheduled for Sept. 18-20 and begins and ends in Harrodsburg.

    Beginners can choose the basic route of 30-35 miles each day, while those wanting a greater challenge can opt for a 69-mile, moderately hilly ride on Saturday and a similar route on Sunday. Monday’s routes will both be shorter.

  • Farm calendar

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  • Meredith tops at Bluegrass

    Bluegrass Speedway presented its 12th annual Bluegrass 50 Saturday and Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn. grabbed the checkered flag in the 50 lap, $5,000 to win event for the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model division.

  • Community calendar

    Vietnam veterans invited to ride in parade

    The Sonora Merchants will sponsor a float for the Heartland Festival Parade 10 a.m. Aug. 28. This year’s theme is “Thank you from the Heartland,” a salute to Vietnam veterans. If you are a Vietnam veteran and you would like to ride on the Sonora Merchants float, contact Claudia Thurman at 270-949-1880 by Aug. 21. 

    Extension District Board to meet