Food Checkout Week in Hopkins County

 

Hopkins County Food Check Out Week was a huge success.  Local Students from the Madisonville North Hopkins FFA Chapter was present at Kroger along with the County Administrator Kimberly Faulk. Information was handed out and we had a wonderful display to show. There was a PSA that ran during the week and all the food that was in the basket was later donated to the Hopkins County Christian Food Bank. Kimberly Faulk also did food baskets and took them to local officials such as the Mayor of Madisonville David Jackson’s office pictured, each high school and each Kentucky Farm Bureau insurance office.

 

 

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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation
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Kentucky Family Wins Top Honor from American Farm Bureau Federation

Caleb and Leanne Ragland of LaRue County won a top honor during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) virtual convention today, being named winners of the Young Farmers & Ranchers “Achievement Award.”  

American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off
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American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention Kicks Off

The American Farm Bureau’s Virtual Convention kicked off with an opening address by AFBF President Zippy Duvall from his farm in Georgia.

KFB President Mark Haney's Statement on Gov. Beshear's Proposed $50 Million Allocation for Rural Broadband Deployment
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"I would like to thank Governor Beshear for allocating $50 million in his proposed budget to the broadband deployment fund. Expanding broadband service to unserved and underserved areas of the state has never been more important than it is right now."