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$5 million to expand broadband in Rockcastle, Perry, Breathitt and Lee counties

ReConnect Funding to Connect 642 Rural Households to High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity

From broadband to emergency vehicles, grants help Floyd, Johnson counties

USDA  Rural Development Kentucky State Director Hilda Legg announced the grants of  $178,399.

Scott County schools continues free meal program

The program starts back up on Tuesday, Sept. 8., the first day of virtual class.

9 utilities split $13.6 million in grants, loans for upgrades

Funds will help expand services, improve service.

USDA issues recall for frozen taquitos, chimichangas

Concerns that product may be contaminated with plastic

USDA identifies mystery seeds from China

The USDA believes the seed shipments are part of a 'brushing scam.'

Rural cooperatives get $130 million in loans

Utility will add 2,200 customers

Trader Joe’s egg salad and potato salad recalled

Egg salad and potato salad products sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the USDA.

Kentucky Ag Commissioner requests disaster declaration

Kentucky wants the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue a disaster declaration for parts of the state suffering from extreme heat and drought.

Johnson & Johnson recalls single lot of baby powder

Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling a single lot of its baby powder in the U.S. after traces of asbestos were found in a bottle, according to the USDA.

Appalachian Artisan Center awarded grant

The Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman will build a hospitality center atop the Cody Building, thanks in part to a grant from the USDA.

USDA rule could affect 3.1M food stamp recipients

The Trump administration is proposing to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people.

800 pounds of ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausage recalled

USDA: 800 pounds of ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausage are being recalled, could be contaminated with metal

Kentucky Job Corps Centers to remain open; jobs saved

Kentucky's three Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers will remain open after being slated for closure by the federal government, saving jobs.

USDA approves disaster designation request for farmers in 16 counties

An emergency disaster designation request submitted by Gov. Matt Bevin in support of Kentucky farmers has been approved by U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

190 geese at local cemetery removed, euthanized

The manager of Blue Grass Memorial Gardens says the USDA took 190 geese from the cemetery on June 24.

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Search lands Jessamine County man in jail on trafficking charges

Drugs, cash, packaging materials all seized.

Project begins for bridge replacement in Anderson County

The bridge over Crooked Creek on Mt. Eden Road/KY 44...Located on the Anderson-Spencer County line

Title-winner ‘Einstein’ dies at ‘Old Friends’

Championship horse had a tumor.

Berea brooms featured in Smithsonian

Special Smithsonian feature on the history.