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  • USDA announces changes to fruit, vegetable, wild rice planting rules

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who participate in certain programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014.

    “Similar to previous programs that we’ve administered, planting fruits, vegetables or wild rice on base acres on a farm can result in a payment reduction for program participants,” said John W. McCauley, state executive director for the Kentucky FSA.

  • Habitat for Humanity announces EGGfest ‘14

    Lexington Habitat for Humanity announced that this year’s EGGFest fundraiser will held Sat., June 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Housewarming’s parking lot, behind IHOP on New Circle Road, just off Palumbo Drive.

    Proceeds from EGGFest will benefit Lexington Habitat for Humanity. Created to celebrate the legendary Big Green Egg, “The Ultimate Cooking Experience,” EGGFest is an annual fundraiser that features celebrity chefs showcasing their grilling, smoking and cooking prowess.

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  • Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications for Kentucky Crafted

    Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from craft and visual artists interested in participating in Kentucky Crafted, the state-supported marketing program for professional artists.

    Kentucky Crafted provides assistance to Kentucky artists through marketing and promotional opportunities and arts business training.

    “The Kentucky Crafted Program has been an outlet for many of the state’s artists to enter the wholesale business world and expand their entrepreneurial skills,” said Lori Meadows, arts council executive director.

  • County Clerks pay it forward
  • Community Calendar: 07-09-14

    Claylick UMC hosts “God’s Game Plan” July 26-27
    Claylick United Methodist Church will host God’s Game Plan, a Vacation Bible School for children in grades pre-K and up, July 26-27.
    The two-day event uses sports themes to help share the message of Jesus and faith with children.
    “God’s Game Plan” starts Sat., July 26, with breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m.
    The day will conclude at 3:15 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

  • Anderson Chamber needs volunteers at Kentucky State Fair

    It all began in 1827 when the county was founded and has evolved into the great community its residents know today.

    The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is taking this story on the road. The Chamber is headed to the Pride of the Counties at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville Aug. 14-24.

    Sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau, the Pride of the Counties offers fairgoers the opportunity to visit booths from many Kentucky counties and learn about the wonderful things each has to offer.

  • Birdwhistell, Springate accept governor’s board appointments

    Gov. Steve Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions.

    Beshear reappointed Edwin Glenn Birdwhistell to the State Board of Auctioneers to serve for a term expiring June 30, 2017, effective July 1.

    Birdwhistell, of Lawrenceburg, is an auctioneer at Birdwhistell & Perry Realty & Auction.

    53rd Judicial District

    Beshear appointed Betty A. Springate to the office of district judge for the 53rd Judicial District to serve subject to the provisions of Section 152 of the Constitution of Kentucky.

  • Reunion brought the Brown family together

    The family of the late Mr. and Mrs. William B. Brown their annual reunion June 21 at Fairview Christian Church Fellowship Hall.

    Those attending were:

    •Marie Brown Hyatt

    •Steve Hyatt

    • Steve, Anne, Ethan, Ella and Ruby Cummins

    •Carie and Sophie Mancuso.

    •Audry and Ava Carpenter.

    •Maggie Brown Wells.

    •Ray and Sharan Stapp.

    •Beverly Benedict.

    •Terri and Bradley Collins.

    •Allen and Ruth Wells.

  • 142nd Lawrenceburg Fair & Horse Show Schedule

    Today, June 25

    •5:30 p.m. - 2=Year-Old Baby Show.

    •3-Year-Old Wee Miss & Mister.

    •4-Year-Old Tiny Miss & Mister.

    Call Carolyn Cole at 502.680.1438 for information.

    •6 p.m. - Laser Tag (free with paid admission).

    •7:30 p.m. - Championship Horse Show.

    Thurs., June 26

    •6 p.m. - Little Miss & Mister Pageant.

    Lase Tag (free with paid admission).

    •6:30 p.m. - Kentucky State Fair Bears.