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Proposed pension reform bill has too many negatives

 This week all across our nation, individuals and communities will honor our veterans.


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‘Malcontents’ will never approve of proposed pension reforms

 The day the Houston Astros won this year’s seventh and final World Series game several hundred progressives gathered at the Capitol in Frankfort to protest Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension-reform plan, claiming inadequate funding and lack of appreciation.


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Special session on pension reform will likely be before Thanksgiving

 After several weeks of anticipation, Gov. Bevin along with Speaker Hoover and Senate President Stivers released an outline of proposed pension reform legislation last week. 


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Watch for spider mites on vegetables

By Tommy Yankey

As we move into the summer, keep in mind that hot and dry conditions can lead to some specific pest problems.

Two-spotted spider mite is a common pest of many vegetable crops during prolonged hot and dry periods.

This pest rapidly builds up in numbers during these conditions, and some pesticides used to control insect pests may reduce natural enemies that help to keep populations below economic levels.


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Make asparagus a tasty part of your summer menu

By The Staff

The flavors of summer are here. Asparagus is on sale, fruit is delicious, the farmers markets are open. There are plenty of places to go in Lawrenceburg for farm-fresh produce. Check out the old train depot on 127, they are chock full. This week’s weather is perfect for grilling and chilling and I have the perfect recipes for you.

Charred citrus asparagus

1 1/2 lbs. fresh asparagus, trimmed

2 Tablespoons skin-on almonds

4 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 sprig oregano

1 teaspoon grated lemon zest


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Host of new laws take effect June 29

By The Staff

Summer has arrived and the 2017 regular aession has become a distant memory, remaining, for the most part, only in yellowed newspaper clippings and history books.

However, a new notation concerning the last session was made June 29 as the new and amended statutes went into effect. Unless a bill was declared an emergency or contained a special effective date, it became law on June 29.


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Fertilize well after heavy rains

By The Staff

Mother Nature is never boring. Recent rains brought a total of 4.2 inches to the farm, along with beach balls, tarps and building materials, via the creek.

They took away about 30 tomato plants, half the beans and all the squash. Well, technically the flooding that resulted from the rains took them, along with two new hoses.


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Publisher receives award for religion coverage

From The Western Recorder

FLORENCE — Princeton newspaper publisher Chip Hutcheson is the 2016 recipient of the Integrity Award for Coverage of Faith Issues, an honor bestowed by the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
KBC Executive Director Paul Chitwood awarded the prize to Hutcheson during the annual meeting of Kentucky Baptists at Florence Baptist Church in Florence.


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Kentucky's new GOP ready to drain the swamp

By Jim Waters


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Fruit and vegetable conference coming Jan. 9-10

By Tommy Yankey

The 2017 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference will have something of interest for all fruit and vegetable producers. The event runs from 8 a.m. EST Jan. 9 until 5 p.m. Jan. 10 at Lexington’s Embassy Suites Hotel.

Preconference activities on Jan. 8 will include tree fruit, small fruit and vegetable roundtable discussions as well as a plasticulture strawberry short course.


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