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Storm Season

Storm Season One night while I was searching for something interesting to watch on television, I ran across a weather documentary on the Discovery channel. It was about people who travel around the country looking for tornadoes. Once they sight one, they film it until the funnel...

Many good memories associated with NIBROC Festival

Like several of you, I was there for the first NIBROC Festival. A contest had been held to name the festival and Corbin spelled backwards was chosen. The carnival rides were located on a lot at 7th and Main Streets. The festival was mostly a hometown affair until the downtown...

NIBROC through the eyes of a nine-year-old

It’s NIBROC week! I know there’s some negative Nellies out there who complain incessantly about it, but not me! I love NIBROC! I get so immersed in it these days that by the time Sunday rolls around I’m totally exhausted. It takes me a week to recover. There’s just so much to do....

Timely tips – planning for the fall-calving cow herd

Timely tips – planning for the fall-calving cow herd • Spraying or using a pour-on for flies while cattle are gathered can supplement other fly control methods. Remember to work cattle early in the morning when it is cool and handle them gently to minimize stress. •...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016
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Storing home canned foods

Storing home canned foods If you are lucky enough to have some home canned foods on hand (through your own or someone else’s hard work), be sure to store them properly so that you can enjoy the taste of summer throughout the coming year. Once jars have cooled for 12 to 24 hours...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016
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Now, which one are you? continued…

Now, which one are you? continued… Who was the prettiest? Who was the smartest? Who was the most talented? Modesty not being one of our strong points, we constantly bragged to one another about our own accomplishments even if we had to lie. If someone outside the family...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016
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To heck with nostalgia! TV today is better than it’s ever been

Just the other day, I heard someone actually say the following: “There is absolutely nothing good on TV anymore.” Then, they started to wax nostalgic about the days of “Hee Haw,” “Love Boat,” “Dallas” “The Waltons” and of course, the ultimate, hands down, best go-to show in...

The 1972 Olympic Games will never be forgotten

Kentuckian Kenny Davis was captain of the U.S. Olympic mens’ basketball team in 1972. When the men’s Olympic basketball team takes the court in Rio this month few of its players, and perhaps even fewer of the fans, will remember what took place 44 years ago at the 1972...

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks

U of K Poultry Specialist stresses sanitation in multistate salmonella outbreaks Salmonella outbreaks associated with contact with live poultry in backyard flocks that began in early June are now affecting people in 45 states, and Kentucky appears to have the highest number of...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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Choosing the right college major

Choosing the right college major If you are headed to college but still not sure what you want to do, you are not alone. Many students are in the same boat. Choosing a major is an important step toward a rewarding career, but many students change majors at least once; many...
Posted On 03 Aug 2016
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