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Midland, Mich. -- The Hot Rods scored a go-ahead run in the ninth in a 4-3 victory on Saturday night, tying the Great Lakes Loons for first place in the Eastern Division second-half standings. Bowling Green improves to 68-50 overall and 29-19 in the second half ahead of Sunday's 1:05 PM CDT …

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Midland, Mich. -- Jordan Qsar homered for the second-straight game and Zack Trageton struck out a career-high nine in the Bowling Green Hot Rods 4-1 victory over the Great Lakes Loons in the series finale on Monday afternoon. The Hot Rods improve to 69-51 overall and 30-20 in the second half…

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Midland, MI -- Jordan Qsar homered and the benches cleared in the ninth inning but the Bowling Green Hot Rods fell to the Great Lakes Loons 7-4 in the middle game of a three-game series at Dow Diamond on Sunday afternoon. The Hot Rods are 68-51 overall and 29-20, one game behind the Loons in…

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BOWLING GREEN -- As the 2019 season quickly approaches, WKU Volleyball head coach Travis Hudson has announced the addition of defensive specialist Logan Kael to the Lady Topper roster. An incoming junior, Kael joins the Red and White after playing her first two seasons at West Florida, a Div…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats football team took part in the annual Paul Gray Prep Sports Football Media Day presented by Med Center Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; this past Sunday afternoon at 6-4-3 Sports Bar and Grill in Bowling Green.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats Golf Team won their first match play meet of the season over the Warren East Lady Raiders at Diamond Caverns Resort and Golf Club in Park City last Thursday afternoon.

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Several faculty members and students in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Department of Animal and Food Sciences recently brought home national awards.

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The federal government will require most Kentucky cattle to bear a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag in the next few years, the Kentucky Office of the State Veterinarian has announced.

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An experimental project designed to deter Asian carp from entering Lake Barkley in western Kentucky is now underway. If weather conditions remain stable, the project is scheduled to become operational by fall.

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The Greenwood Invitational took place on Monday at the Bowling Green Country Club, the site of the KHSAA Boys and Girls State Golf Tournament, with both Franklin-Simpson boys and girls' teams competing.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team are preparing for the kickoff of the 2019 high school football season. The team just finished up a weekend of bonding with conditioning, practices and workouts three times a day.

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Western Kentucky University's annual Fan Fest returns to E.A. Diddle Arena this Saturday, Aug 10, as first-year head football coach Tyson Helton and his team, along with the Lady Topper soccer and volleyball teams welcome the fans from from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Due to interest from the community and hemp industry, Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) Winchester-Clark County Campus will offer an introduction to hemp agribusiness course this fall. This is the first course of its kind in Central Kentucky.

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Bowling Green -- Chris Betts drove in five runs and Caleb Sampen spun 6.0 innings of shutout baseball as the Bowling Green Hot Rods avoided a series sweep with a 10-0 victory over the Lake County Captains. Bowling Green improved to 62-44, 23-13 in the second half.

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Bowling Green -- Erik Ostberg hit his first home run of the season and Jordan Qsar drove in three runs, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods couldn't overcome a pair of five-run deficits, falling 8-4 to the Lake County Captains. The Hot Rods fell to 61-44, 22-13 in the second half, and will look t…

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Bowling Green --The Bowling Green Hot Rods rallied from two-runs down to send the game to extra innings, but the Lake County Captains emerged with a 7-5 win in 10 innings to take the series opener at Bowling Green Ballpark on Saturday night. The Hot Rods fell to 61-43 ahead of Sunday afterno…

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LOUISVILLE -- Did you know that more than 97% of all Kentucky farms are family or individually owned? Or that cropland acres in Kentucky rebounded in 2017 after decades of decline? Or that Kentucky made gains in conservation tillage, sales of organic products, and use of renewable energy fro…

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Former Franklin-Simpson Lady Cat and junior Western Kentucky University Lady Topper golfer Mary Joiner was selected by the Women's Golf Coaches Association as an All-American Scholar.

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LEXINGTON -- Wild weather in the Midwest has left livestock producers on the hunt for hay very early in the year. As a result, horse owners may not have as easy a time finding it when they need it later this year.

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FRANKFORT -- A summer advertising campaign from Kentucky Proud, the state's official agricultural marketing program, invites all Kentuckians to "the freshest party in town" -- Kentucky's farmers markets.

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Kurt Busch, driver of the number 1 Monster Energy Chevrolet, needed a win to at least put himself in position to be a part of the Chase For the Cup Playoffs. It took a green-white-checker overtime finish but he passed Joey Logano and Kyle Busch to win his first-ever Quaker State 400 race at …

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Simpson County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tim Taylor announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pay close attention to the acreage re…

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats celebrated their season with their awards banquet last week at the Arling at Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course.

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George Washington. Thomas Jefferson. Henry Clay. These great Americans grew hemp in the United States long before it became illegal over much of the 20th century. This year, Kentucky has around 1,000 licensed hemp growers and more than 130 licensed hemp processors who are joining the ranks o…

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South Bend, Ind. -- Grant Witherspoon had three hits while Jordan Qsar and Kevin Santiago homered to help the Bowling Green Hot Rods erase an eight-run deficit over six innings on Sunday, but the rally fell short in an 11-10 loss to the South Bend Cubs. The Hot Rods fall to 2-2 in the second…

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Bowling Green -- The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to announce an expansion to Friday night's promotional schedule. In addition to Princess and Pirate night along with Fireworks Friday presented by Norton Children's Hospital, fans will get the c…

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Last Thursday, June 13, the Franklin-Simpson High School softball team sauntered into the AG building at the Jim Roberts Community Park joined by their coaches, family, friends and members of the community. They celebrated another season of intense competition against some extremely formidab…

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Franklin-Simpson Lady Cat softball graduate Madison Davis was selected to the Second Team All-State 2-A Team by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

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Simpson County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tim Taylor announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pay close attention to the acreage re…

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Simpson County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tim Taylor, announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees will begin on June 14, 2019. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Simpson County FSA Office by close of business on Aug. 1, 2019.

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In terms of public land space, there are no more visible areas than public rights of way. Ever since the federal interstate system was developed, the highway rights of way have been subject to intense public scrutiny. The Highway Beautification Act of 1965 is just one example of the intense …

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Last Friday at Franklin-Simpson High School, Wildcat graduate baseball player Hunter Crafton signed his letter of intent to play college baseball at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley Tuesday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding 58 grants for projects in 17 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (PDF, 146 KB) to reduce energy costs for farmers, ag producers and rural-ba…

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FRANKFORT -- Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles issued a statement following the publication of a legal opinion from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on hemp clarifying that hemp is a legal agricultural crop that can be moved across state lines:

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has finalized details for three additional public forums about an increasingly widespread and fatal brain disease that infects members of the deer family.