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Kentucky hemp application portal opens Nov. 16; online application portal on KDA website

The window to apply for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s 2021 hemp licensing program will open Nov. 16, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced. “We believe there will be a long-term hemp market in Kentucky, but across America the hemp industry has been having a difficult year,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Acreage is down significantly across the nation in light of FDA...

Rapid Warrior 5K at Norton Commons on Nov. 16 to benefit USA Cares; runners of all skill levels invited

Runners of all skill levels will take to the community’s picturesque streets to honor, remember and celebrate those who have served our nation on Nov. 16 during the Rapid Warrior 5K at Norton Commons. Presented by USA Cares, this patriotic 5K run is a chip timed race, featuring water stations along the route. Suitable for all fitness levels, the Rapid Warrior 5K is a fantastic opportunity to join...