Severe weather looks likely on Saturday afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 2 p.m. Saturday and Midnight. Damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and an isolated tornado or two are possible. The area at the greatest risk for severe weather in eastern Kentucky is in the Cumberland Valley, near the I-75 corridor. Keep it locked here for updates.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Agricultural Development Board has approved $2.2 million for a variety of economic diversification projects to help farmers.
That includes $2 million to build a regional port in Brandenburg to provide a more economical way of storing, sorting, processing and exporting Kentucky-grown products.
The board also awarded $75,000 to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks for a program that gets produce that might not otherwise be sold into the hands of the needy through a network of local food banks.
Among several other smaller projects, the Henry County Cattlemen's Association was approved for $1,750 to conduct a study into the feasibility of a regional meat processing facility.
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