Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bourbon, Bites & Brews Feed a Thirsty Spirit

After traveling the Midway and riding the thrill rides for hours on end, many fairgoers are ready to sit for a spell, sample a refreshing cocktail and perhaps get a bite to eat. That all can be accomplished in style … Continue reading

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KY State Police & Safety Town Help Kids Learn Rules of the Road

There may only be tricycles involved but you better obey the traffic laws in Safety Town, the interactive traffic safety exhibit hosted by the Kentucky State Police, located in South Wing B. This is geared toward children as a way … Continue reading

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No Vegetable Too Small Nor Pumpkin Too Large for State Fair Entry

Walking into a large display room full of freshly grown local vegetables and melons makes one feel healthy all over – even if you did just finish a foot-long corndog. Strolling past tables and baskets full of radiant produce adds … Continue reading

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Gentrification Binds New Orleans on Katrina 10-Year Anniversary

If I had to pick a word that represents where New Orleans finds itself on this 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina it would be “changed.” The city still stands and from most accounts is thriving with a new energy and vigor … Continue reading

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Raptor Rehab Returns Birds of Prey to Wild

Saturday at the Kentucky State Fair means it is Eagle Day again. On the first Saturday and this past Wednesday, a volunteers from Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky brought Aquila, a 22-year old Bald Eagle and Shawnee, a female Golden Eagle who is … Continue reading

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Seed Art from Daviess County Shows Students Harvesting their Best

Superintendent Owens Saylor, with the Daviess County public schools, spent over 340 hours visiting classrooms during the 2014-15 school year to observe the conditions of the classroom and ensure the necessary nutrients were available in terms of learning tools, for students … Continue reading

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Get a Tote Bag with a Side of Healthcare at the kynect Booth

Tuesday was Senior Day at the Kentucky State Fair, and tens of thousands of individuals age 55 and above came by the busload to the fairgrounds to take advantage of the $1 admission available. It’s a great day to observe … Continue reading

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