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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.

  • District Court Docket 06.11.14

    Judge Tom Lively heard the following cases during Anderson District Court proceedings May 29.

    Holley R. Bailey, arraignment, giving officer false name or address, first-degree possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana, tampering with physical evidence – preliminary hearing June 5.

    Anthony D. Coates, hearing, no operator/moped license – pleaded guilty, sentenced to 10 days to serve, $143, installment/deferred payment Oct. 2.

  • Wild Turkey donates thousands to Old Friends in honor of Rosie Napravnik’s Belmont run

    Wild Turkey Bourbon rooted for jockey Rosie Napravnik to upset triple crown contender California Chrome in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race.

    To show support for Napravnik, Wild Turkey donated $1 to Old Friends for every tweet of the hashtag #RideWithRosie up to the start of the race and up to a maximum donation of $5,000.

    Old Friends is a favorite of Napravnik’s and is dedicated to giving retired racehorses a safe, comfortable life.

  • U.K. canning workshop will teach basics of food preservation

    By Joan Martin

    Why do people grow gardens then preserve the food? The number one reason Americans preserve food is because they’ve grown it and don’t want to waste it.

    They like the way the home produced food tastes. Some people want to know that there are no preservatives or pesticides in their canned food. Some people have a family tradition of food preservation and want to pass it along to future generations.

  • Doss graduates from Campbellsville University’s School of Education

    Donna Hedgepath, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education, told the School of Education graduates God has a purpose and plan for their lives at the group’s recent pinning and hooding of graduates in Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Hedgepath told the students they can make a difference.

    “We are here for you. You can make a different in the life of a child. God has a purpose for your life, and each child you teach represents God and is worthy of potential,” she said.

  • CAL Pet Day

    Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg elementary students celebrated the end of the school year with their 15th Annual Pet Day. Dogs outnumbered all other pets. Unlike several years ago when there were 10 puppy adoptions, CAL Pet Day left the adoptions this year to the Anderson Humane Society, which has lots of great dogs and cats who need wonderful homes.

  • Keep gardens thriving with these tips

    These lovely evening temperatures are perfect for raising the windows to enjoy a cool night of sleep.

    Unfortunately, our tomato plants don’t find it so enjoyable.

    Nighttime temperatures below 60 degrees have a tendency to make tomato plants drop their blossoms. Since our tomatoes start with the blossom, that is definitely not a good thing!

    The only cure is to purchase something called Blossom Set. It’s a hormone that you spray on the blossom clusters.

  • Arts Council seeks pros for Directory

    Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications for the Architectural Artists Directory through Aug. 15.

    Professional artists age 21 or older whose work includes architectural elements, custom-made fixtures and uniquely crafted building materials and design elements are encouraged to apply.

    Participation is intended for artists whose work is constructed as an integral part of a room, building, outdoor space or other structure. Examples include cabinetry, murals, light fixtures, sinks and stained-glass windows.

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