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Foreign grain beetles are frequently a problem in new construction (less than five years old). They are one of a group of beetles called "fungus beetles" that feed on molds and fungi growing on poorly seasoned lumber or wet plaster and wallboard. If they are found infesting flour, grain or o…

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Farm-to-table fare just got even closer to the dinner plate as the newest farm in Christian County thrives inside a 40-foot shipping container near downtown Hopkinsville.

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Wilting plants and shrubs do not always need water when sunny weather returns after a rainy period. In fact, the soil might be saturated making extra moisture one thing the shrubs and plants do not need.

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When Dancing With Our Stars returns to the newly-renovated Alhambra Theatre on Sept. 7, Greta and Jim Drury and Keith and Holly Hampton will take the stage.

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Pin oaks are great looking trees. They are fast growing. They tolerate poorly drained soils, even some flooding. They have a deep red fall color. But they have one fatal flaw - Horned Oak Gall and for the last 15 or more years this pest has lead to the sad decline and eventual removal of man…

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Today we live because our Father in Heaven lives. This statement alone should motivate all of us to hold on and never give in to dead-end thinking. We must press on, even when it seems as if the walls of life are closing in on us.

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Hydrangeas grace the landscape with beautiful flowers in the spring and summer. They are considered heritage plants as they are often handed down from generation to generation. They may seem old fashioned, but the multiple varieties available provide gardeners with something new.

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CORBIN -- As the moon becomes full, the traffic is likely to be a little heavier on the roadways in Whitley County, specifically the road the locals call "Falls Highway," as community members and tourists alike head toward Highway 90 to their destination.

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A dozen young women from the Pennyrile region will seek the crown in the Miss Western Kentucky State Fair pageant Saturday night.

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As we occasionally do, today we stray from Christian County, finding ourselves in Harrodsburg in Mercer County for a look at the historic Beaumont Inn, as it celebrates its 100th year of operation.

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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there were more than 2.2 million marriages in 2017. That same year, more than 787,000 marriages ended in divorce.

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Nine days of family-friendly activities, including carnival rides, food, farm animals and concerts kicks off Friday with the annual Western Kentucky State Fair.

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Hopkinsville attorney Jason Holland has written his first novel -- a legal thriller called "Honor Thy Father."

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Local celebrity chefs demonstrated how to prepare a simple, yet savory meal with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients Wednesday at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Downtown Farmers Market.

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River Birch is a great landscape tree that adapts well to both wet and dry sites. It is favored for its attractive exfoliating bark. It has only a few pest issues. Currently one is active causing new leaves to become distorted and corrugated-like. This is caused by an aphid with a peculiar n…

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The love of a mother is definitely a sacrificial unconditional love. You see a mother will love and stand by her children regardless of the things that they do good or bad. A mother is a woman that conceives a child and carries them in her womb and that child becomes a part of her. A mother …

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Dating from about 1840, and standing on the site of what is now the new Christian County Sheriff's Department, was an unusual log house, built in the Temple Form Greek Revival style (although a most basic model). This house was featured in our Aug. 11, 2017 article, which coincided with the …

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Plant diseases occur in most gardens; many on a yearly basis, others sporadically. Why disease occurs often is dependent on the weather. In fact, there are three conditions that must exist for a disease to be present: a host, a pathogen and a favorable environment.

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Carpenter bees have been very active the last few weeks and residents have been calling alarmed by these large bees flying near eaves. Quite often it is the male carpenter bee that is seen patrolling the area. The male carpenter bee is unable to sting and the females are not aggressive, but …

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DJ Bailey has proven he can squeeze dozens of lemons and make some tasty lemonade.

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The Extension office receives several calls a year from growers concerned about ground-nesting or digger bees in their gardens. There are many different species of these bees, and while their sizes can vary, they are generally hairy and dark or metallic in color. Many of these bees are activ…

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With servants' hearts and a mission for God, 17 students and three adults from Northpoint Christian School in Southaven, Mississippi, spent four days this week ministering in Hopkinsville.

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White onions, green and red peppers sizzled on the flat top grill Monday at Big Fellaz restaurant in downtown Hopkinsville.

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Standing at attention and making the traditional three-finger salute, Olivia Luttrull recited the Boy Scout Law to open the Scouts BSA Troop 3013 Tuesday night meeting at First Christian Church.

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From singing gospel hymns celebrating the resurrection of Christ to hiding and seeking brightly-colored eggs, local churches, businesses and groups have Easter activities planned for all ages.

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Bright lights, big fashion and high heels.

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Matthew 4:19 " And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men."

In our house, thunder has a variety of meanings. Some not as good as others, but that is another story. Either way, I am not a fan of thunder.

When visiting The Farmer's Market, customers are able to browse a variety of items for purchase. There are garden vegetables, baked goods, homemade soaps, handmade woodwork and more.

A Dawson Springs resident has earned a nursing degree, according to a news release from Western Governors University.

As I grow older, I realize I have more questions than answers. One question has developed in my mind over the last few years. How have the smartphone manufacturers convinced so many people they cannot survive without a phone?

I'm not a very complicated person. I like simple things; things nice and easy. Occasionally I will do a crossword puzzle, but beside that, I enjoy the simple life.

According to Easterproject.com, 322 Christians are killed for their faith each month. That number will probably rise since nearly that many have been killed each month in Nigeria alone since the beginning of the year.

The marriage of Christ is not taught much in churches anymore, but the church is the Bride of Christ (2 Corinthians 11:2; Revelation 21:2,17). Christ is referred to as a groom in several passages (Matthew 9:15; 25:1,6; John 3:29; Revelation…

Did you know that the Adsmore Museum was originally built in 1857 by John Higgins, a merchant from Princeton? He built the home in a two by two style, meaning there were two rooms upstairs and two rooms downstairs.

The first place winners of the Tuesday, June 11, bridge match at the George Coon Public Library were the two teams of John and Bonnie Brown and Bob Hayes and John Svoboda. The second place winners were the two teams…

two students from Dawson Springs earn honor at Murray State