Fri May 30, 2014

Eastern Kentucky University Goes Tobacco-Free


Eastern Kentucky University is about to become tobacco-free system wide.  Eastern's main campus in Richmond and extended sites in Corbin, Danville, and Manchester will go smoke, chewing and snuff-free next week.

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Mon May 26, 2014
The Commonwealth

Bourbon Co. Tobacco Heritage Thwarts Smoking Ban Proponents

A mural depicting the tobacco harvest has been in the rotunda of the Bourbon County Courthouse in Paris for more than 100 years.
Credit Herald-Leader

PARIS — A mural showing a tobacco harvest has been on display high in the second-floor rotunda of the Bourbon County Courthouse for more than 100 years.

"Burley put me through school," Judge-Executive Donnie Foley likes to say. "Burley built this courthouse, burley built the schools, burley put food on the table." And because of that, he said, he can't imagine a day when Bourbon County goes smoke-free.

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Sat April 14, 2012

Arts Weekly: KET to air Documentary on Ky Agriculture

A new documentary on Kentucky farming will debut on the state’s public TV stations next weekend.  Coming to Ground is a 90 minute production of a Kentucky-based media production and education organization called Media Working Group. 

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