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Kentucky state workers won't get early pay for Christmas 2017 Kentucky state workers won't get early pay for Christmas 2017

"We have heard from a number of employees that early pay is burdensome because of the nearly month-long gap it creates between paychecks," Whitaker said. "Therefore, we have decided to discontinue the practice in 2017, giving employees a year to adjust to the change."

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Quarels visits western Kentucky pecan orchard
Quarels visits western Kentucky pecan orchard

Quarels spent time at family-owned Kight's Pecan Orchard talking with brothers Steve and Rick Kight about their farm that is backed by Kentucky Proud. "This is the first time I have ever been on a pecan farm," he said as he looked out across some of the 80 acres of trees on the property.

USDA Awards $6.7 Million for Research to Support Healthy Agroecosystems
USDA Awards $6.7 Million for Research to Support Healthy Agroecosystems

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional political wisdom regarding campaign tactics. More importantly for the commonwealth, a seismic political shockwave was felt across our state.

 
Quarels visits western Kentucky pecan orchard
Quarels visits western Kentucky pecan orchard

Quarels spent time at family-owned Kight's Pecan Orchard talking with brothers Steve and Rick Kight about their farm that is backed by Kentucky Proud. "This is the first time I have ever been on a pecan farm," he said as he looked out across some of the 80 acres of trees on the property.

USDA Awards $6.7 Million for Research to Support Healthy Agroecosystems
USDA Awards $6.7 Million for Research to Support Healthy Agroecosystems

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional political wisdom regarding campaign tactics. More importantly for the commonwealth, a seismic political shockwave was felt across our state.

 
Livingston Co. Livestock, Weigh out sale
 Livingston Co. Livestock,  Weigh out sale
 
 
FNB DONATES $7,000 TO GRAVES COUNTY CASA AND THE FEEDING AMERICA BACKPACK PROGRAM
FNB DONATES $7,000 TO GRAVES COUNTY CASA AND THE FEEDING AMERICA BACKPACK PROGRAM
"Giving back to our local community is something we do every day at FNB," stated Brooke Wiles, FNB Marketing Director. "We coordinate numerous fundraisers throughout the year to support our selected charities. This year on #GivingTuesday, we split our fundraising dollars in effort to assist two worthy programs that make a positive impact in the lives of children in our community."
FNB DONATES TO THE MURRAY AND CALLOWAY COUNTY SCHOOLS' FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS IN HONOR OF #GivingTuesday
FNB DONATES TO THE MURRAY AND CALLOWAY COUNTY SCHOOLS' FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS IN HONOR OF #GivingTuesday
"We are honored to be able to fundraise and volunteer year after year for the family resource centers at both school systems," stated Angelique Starks, FNB's Murray Office Manager. "What they do for the families in our community is truly inspiring."
THE VALUE OF THANKFULNESS
THE VALUE OF THANKFULNESS

Gratitude is most readily expressed when some major discomfort has been diverted. However, we need to model gratitude to our children at the most basic level so they understand what the term actually means. We need to show them how and when to say, 'Thank you', for small things.

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Even those who deny God have something in them that cries out for fairness and goodness, and tolerance. These are all qualities of the Creator of mankind who, once again, made us in His image.

ATHLON'S BIG TEN POSTSEASON AWARDS
ATHLON'S BIG TEN POSTSEASON AWARDS

Defensive Player of the Year: Malik Hooker, Ohio State Hooker leads the Big Ten in interceptions (six), interception return yards (181) and interception return touchdowns (three). His pick-6 got the Buckeyes on the board in an eventual overtime win against Michigan.

Tide on verge of another title
Tide on verge of another title

"They're very aggressive," the veteran coach says. "They got a good scheme. They're well-coached. They got really good quickness.

UNLIKELY FINISH
UNLIKELY FINISH

"You look at the rankings all year long," Nittany Lions coach James Franklin said. "The Big Ten has had a strong presence. I've been fortunate to coach as a head coach in the SEC and the Big Ten, and I think you can make the argument the Big Ten is as strong or stronger than any conference in the country.

WHATEVER IT TAKES
WHATEVER IT TAKES

As a result, Baltimore sits tied with Pittsburgh atop the AFC Central at 6-5 and holds the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Steelers. Miami, now 7-4, is tied with Denver for the last AFC Wildcard spot and would win the tiebreaker by virtue of its better conference record.