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The melting pot is boiling

By Veno Chanda

The world lately has become a pretty scary mess.

A gay nightclub in Orlando gets held hostage by a terrorist who killed 49 and wounded 53 people in the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in American history. It was also the deadliest terror attack in the United States since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.


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These men, women are always on duty

By BEN CARLSON

Column as I see ’em …

Mowing, weeding flower beds and sanding a new wooden vegetable bin for my daughter were all put on hold several times over the my Fourth of July weekend, as was just trying to take some time off.

Each time I’d make a few laps around the yard on the Cub Cadet or load a fresh piece of sandpaper, duty — newspaper duty, that is — would call.

One was to the river, where an elderly man’s Ranger boat lost when it tangled with a large tree jutting up from the murky water.


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Treat plants like pregnant mothers

By Cheryl Steenerson

I think we all know that I don’t exactly act my age. You may see me riding a grocery cart across the parking lot or crawling in the grass with a 2-year-old.

I’m enjoying the moment with all I’ve got. That said, last Friday night I was like a kid waiting for Santa. Except that I was waiting to see everyone at the stand on Saturday.


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Smarter approach needed for criminal justice

By Gov. Matt Bevin

and Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Sec. John Tilley

We’ve reached a critical point in Kentucky — one where our prisons and jails are full, overdose deaths continue to rise and far too many children have parents who are imprisoned.

We can no longer afford to cling to the outdated idea that prison is the only way to effectively hold people accountable for their crimes. Instead, we need to take a smarter, more measured approach to criminal justice.


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Be on lookout for vegetable diseases

By Tommy Yankey

Kentucky vegetable growers should be on the lookout for bacterial spot of pepper this week. As the most common disease of pepper in Kentucky, homeowners or growers not actively using preventative practices will likely experience at least some bacterial spot.


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Fixing problems, a pothole at a time

By BEN CARLSON

Column as I see ’em …


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Friend shares what happened in France

Meeting a hero, close to home

By John Herndon

 


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Learn how to plant garden, grow flowers on the cheap

By Cheryl Steenerson

Those rascally rabbits just ate 100 of my tomato plants. At least I hadn’t planted them yet.

Those were my later tomatoes, but still. It was easy pickins, and my fault, because they were in a float tray, in a tub, on the ground. Oh well, the trials and tribulations of a farmer.

There have been several new gardening tips come my way lately and I thought I’d share with you this week. Gardening does have its expenses, so any time I can find a way to save, I’m on it.

Let’s start with flowers.


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Not too late to plant a fall garden

By Cheryl Steenerson

Can you believe June is almost over? If only winter would go by so fast.

On the bright side, those of you who’ve been too busy to get that garden planted still have time. There are a lot of vegetables that can be planted right up to fall. So, let’s start with what you can plant in June.


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Know facts about cedar-apple rust

By Tommy Yankey

Cedar-apple rust is the most common and economically important rust disease of apple in Kentucky. Symptoms of this disease are beginning to appear across the state. The pathogen overwinters as galls on cedar and juniper. Removal of these pathogen sources on cedar can later reduce disease incidence on apple. Once apple trees become infected limited management options are available.

Cedar-apple rust facts


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