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Little Old Murray KY has turned into one big Racer embrace
MSU has a great basketball team and a cool new chemistry building
Little Old Murray KY has turned into one big Racer embrace

Eric Crawford writes about Racer madness for the Courier Journal. Even though the Racers lost one game out of the last 23 or so, fans are not deterred.

And neither, it seems, is ESPN. Veteran sports announcer Dick Vitale is coming to call the game against St. Marys Saturday evening.

Click the link for Eric's story.

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Hickman Port to be dredged
Aerial view of the Port of Hickman - photo courtesy of Hickman Courier
Hickman Port to be dredged

(Hickman KY, February 14, 2012) - Back on September 29 several congressional leaders including Congressman Ed Whitfield and Senator Rand Paul met in Hickman to discuss the need to dredge the Elvis Stahr Harbor... fast forward several months...

On Friday, Feb. 10 Lawrence Thomas from the Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District contacted Greg Curlin Hickman-Fulton County Riverport Authority Director informing him that plans were in the works to dredge the harbor in Hickman this summer, sometime after July 1.

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Education

Governor calls for expansion of preschool
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2012) – ... Surrounded by preschool students at Dixie Magnet Elementary School in Lexington, the governor called for raising the eligibility level for 4-year-olds in families whose income is at or below 160 percent of poverty level in Fiscal Year 2014 and increasing it to 200 percent by the end of his term. The expansion is part of the Governor’s biennial budget proposal now before the General Assembly.
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Agriculture, Home and Garden

Nightmare on Main Street - Part One
Part One: In which we meet Vinnie the contractor.
Nightmare on Main Street - Part One

Karen Stewart, an attorney admitted in Kentucky and Wisconsin and a classmate of mine, writes the seriocomic/tragic story of two young people with more money than sense when it comes to hiring a contractor.

With her permission, we serialize the story of Anita and Jay.  Turn the page for Part One.

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Nightmare on Main Street: Part Two
Vinnie - good with the breaking- not so good at the fixing
Nightmare on Main Street: Part Two

Karen picks up her story of how not to fall victim to Vinnie and his ilk -ready willing and able to take $$ and run.

WARNING! This article not intended for the gullible and lazy. Also not suitable for those with more money than sense.

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