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Butler County Farm Bureau honored as KFB’s top county for third consecutive year

Recognized for outstanding programming and for having a positive impact on both the community and its membership, Butler County Farm Bureau was honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) “Top County” in 2019. Volunteer leaders from Butler County received the award at a recognition breakfast held during the 100th KFB annual meeting at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The “Top County” announcement...

2020 Census Quilt — representing Ky’s 120 counties — to be showcased at libraries throughout state

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) has announced a collaboration with the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA) and the U.S. Census Bureau to showcase the 2020 U.S. Census Quilt. In partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau, KEHA created a unique quilt featuring a square from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties. The quilt will travel across the Commonwealth to highlight...

PSC grants rate increase to Ky. American Water, approves surcharge for water main improvements

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted a rate adjustment to Kentucky American Water Co. (KAWC) that is about one-third less than the amount requested by the utility. In an order issued Thursday, the PSC authorized a $13.40 million, or about 15.23 percent, increase in Kentucky American’s annual revenue. The utility had requested an increase of $19.86 million, or 22.6 percent. The...