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Jenkins plant may be ready for hemp work by summer


A hemp processing plant in Jenkins may be more than just a pipe dream. The head of a company planning the business said a date has been set to take possession of the former Ferus Corp. property at Jenkins, and could begin processing hemp by summer. “We’re at the finish line,” said Neal Spears, director of operations of East Kentucky […]

UK hoops legend visits to talk about his pill addiction


Basketball fans know Rex Chapman as a standout University of Kentucky Wildcat, and a 12-year NBA veteran who once scored 39 points against Michael Jordan. Phoenix, Ariz., police know him as a convicted felon who shoplifted more than $14,000 worth of merchandise from a store and pawned it. He knows himself as an addict who spent 14 years hooked on […]


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