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Keep your balance this winter

Winter in Kentucky is often synonymous with inclement weather. Snow, ice and black ice not only make it hazardous for drivers, but such weather can also make it hazardous for pedestrians. Falls, slips or trips can result in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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Don’t wait to supplement

The impacts of the fall drought conditions can be seen in some of our cow herds across the state.  Cows are lower in body condition as a result of the grass shortage.  Fall vegetative fescue grass will often be in the low 60’s on TDN and mid-teens for crude protein, much higher...
Posted On 13 Dec 2016
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Remembering the hickory’s sting

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Honoring those who were there on Pearl Harbor Day

On this date 75 years ago, just before 8 a.m., hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: More than 2,000 American soldiers and sailors died in the attack....
Posted On 09 Dec 2016

Timely tips for cow herd

Spring-calving cow herd · Dry cows in good condition can utilize crop residues and lower quality hay now (but don’t let them lose any more body condition).  Save higher quality feed until calving time.  Keep a good mineral supplement with vitamin A available. · This has been a...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Healthy gift ideas for Christmas

Holiday feasting, snacking and partying could add extra weight that is difficult to shed in the new year. Many times around the holidays we give gifts of candies, cookies, pies and other baked goods. While these items could be eaten in moderation, we also have the option of...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
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Some reason for concern about Corbin Library Board stuff, but it’s not a scandal

Trent Knuckles is publisher of The News Journal. Who knew a beautiful, nice little quiet hometown library could have so much drama boiling below the surface? Mercy! Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this...

A life remembered…continued from last week

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How to cook a country ham

Country ham is a regional delicacy that many of us enjoy but may not know how to properly prepare. Here are some tips and tricks to make country ham the star of your holiday dinner. Country hams may contain mold, which is a result of the curing process. Mold is normal, but it...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016
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Mistletoe: From tree thief to holiday tradition

Once autumn leaves have fallen, mistletoe becomes highly visible on large trees throughout Kentucky. Phoradendron, the scientific name for Kentucky’s most common variety of this parasitic plant, means tree thief. These small leafy plants are commonly found on twigs and branches...
Posted On 29 Nov 2016
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