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Fancy Farm 2020: BBQ without political brawling
St. Jerome Parish Pavilion - no politics on stage in 2020
Fancy Farm 2020: BBQ without political brawling

Fancy Farm Picnic is the latest in a series of iconic events changed, cancelled or postponed because of Covid-19.

There will be barbecue on the first weekend of August. There will be no political speaking.

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Community and Regional News

Air Quality Warning Issued
It won't look like the sandstorm in "The Mummy" but it may feel like it.
Air Quality Warning Issued

A massive dust cloud from the Sahara Desert will reach the southern U.S. within a few days

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 26, 2020) - On Friday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack warned Kentuckians that air quality in the state may be poor this weekend and into next week. An enormous cloud of dry and dusty air that originated over the Sahara Desert will move across the southern United States over the next three to seven days

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Her name was Hanna and she was sold to settle a debt.
Bill of Sale for Hanna - one page July 5, 1841 (used with permission of Hickman County Museum)
Her name was Hanna and she was sold to settle a debt.

One hundred seventy nine years ago on the day after Independence Day, an auction was held on the Hickman County Courthouse steps in the county seat of Clinton. It wasn't that unusual an event, debtor properties were sold regularly to pay off creditors.

This auction was different - the property being sold was not a farm or a horse or a crop. The property was a human being.

And her name was Hanna.

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