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Daily Yonder: Project aims to make Paducah, other Mississippi Delta region cities into rural tech hubs

By Bryce Oates Special to KyForward A tech project that has helped train young people and created jobs in southeast Missouri has received funding from a competitive federal grant program to expand its work into the Mississippi Delta. “Being selected is just validation that our vision to help improve our region and all the hard work of our partners and staff is moving our region in the right direction,”...

Barn Notes: Mississippi Delta heads Buffalo Trace field; Hawksmoor begins prep for Challenge Cup

Jackpot Ranch and Mike Rutherford’s Mississippi Delta, who finished 10th in Saturday’s First Lady (G1) going a mile, headlines a field of 12 plus four also-eligibles entered Tuesday for the 20th running of the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County (G3) for fillies and mares going 5½ furlongs on the turf Friday. Trained by Mark Casse, Mississippi Delta won the $350,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint...