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I thought I would tell you one of my family stories even though it’s not a Newby story. It seems no matter what part of the country you’re from, a country tale sounds the same.
Growing bear population prompts Forest Service to issue food-storage order
With a growing population of black bears in eastern Kentucky, the Daniel Boone National Forest has issued a food-storage order for campers and other visitors. The order is applicable forest-wide.
Beginning farmer program registration is underway
The Madison and Garrard County Cooperative Extension Offices will be offering a beginning farmer program called KyFarmStart this fall.
Smoothies for a hot May day
I am so glad that spring has finally decided to come to Kentucky. We have had our share of different types of weather. When the heat comes, we need to make sure that the body gets plenty of liquids to prevent dehydration.
Cantaloupes should be in season this week. I will give you some different recipes using fresh fruits instead of the powdered type mixes.
Cedar rust may cause serious apple loss
If you have cedar trees in your landscape it may be a good time to go look at them. You may notice a large orange mass with projections all over it.
Aliens have not landed, so do not be alarmed! It is just one stage of the fungus called Cedar Apple Rust.
Issues affecting the elderly
Elder abuse refers to any intentional, unintentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.
Things my mother taught me
I was just thinking the other day about the fact that we celebrated Mothers’ Day last Sunday.
Community Calendar for week of May 12
• Letter Carrier Food Drive. Place non-perishable items by mailbox to be picked up on Saturday only.
• EKU spring commencement, 9 a.m. for College of Health Sciences and College of Justice & Safety; 1:30 p.m. for College of Arts and Sciences; 7:30 p.m. for College of Business & Technology and College of Education. First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at the 7:30 p.m. ceremony, tickets are required. A live telecast of her speech will be presented at the EKU Centre for the Arts. All commencements are at the Alumni Coliseum.
• Gourd art demonstration by Sally Cammack, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Monday, May 13
• No Richmond Register delivered or on newsstands today. The newspaper no long publishes a Monday print edition. For breaking news and obituaries, see www.richmondregister.com.
• National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), noon, Smokehouse Grill, Berea. State Rep. Rita Smart, D-Richmond, a chapter member, will speak. For more details, call John Wilson, 623-6776.
• DAR Boonesborough Chapter, 2:30 p.m., First Christian Church fellowship hall, 412 W. Main St., Richmond. Katherine Marchaterre will present program on History of Indian Education. For details, call Betsy Burch, 624-8908.
Combs honored by aerospace society
Richmond native and University of Texas doctoral student Christopher Combs has been honored by the leading aerospace engineering professional society, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Will Emmons, UK law student, awarded Browning Fellowship
The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Will Emmons of Richmond, a second-year student at University of Kentucky College of Law.
He will spend the fellowship working at United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America in Pittsburgh, PA.
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