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County Extension

  • New gym opens in Liberty

    Mission Fit, a 24-hour per day, 7 days per week gymnasium, is now open in Liberty.

    Owner Brittany Weddle opened the gym with her husband Casey. She said having a gym that’s always open would help their customers obtain fitness goals.

    The new business is located on 1147 S. Wallace Wilkinson Blvd., near Kathy’s Flowers and Digital Satellite. It opened its doors on April 15 and the owners plan a grand opening for June 1.

  • TransCanada grant
  • Casey County Middle School participates in UK Smarter Lunchrooms Program

    4-H press release

    Earlier this year, the University of Kentucky created a program designed to increase fruit and vegetable consumption by middle school students. The Casey County Middle School (Jeff Emerson) and Cafeteria (Becky Roy) were on board and agreed to participate in the 6-week program.

  • Youth attend Kentucky 4-H Teen Summit Conference

    Casey County 4-H had 15 youth attend the 2019 4-H Teen Summit March 7th – 9th held at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Leadership Center.

    The conference is for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and is designed to encourage youth to continue their involvement in 4-H as they transition to middle and high school.

    Members of the Kentucky State 4-H Council serve as Teen Counselors and are in charge of teaching a leadership workshop.

  • Cooking with Joe Gray
  • 4H Health Month
  • 2019 4-H Country Ham is under way

    Casey County Extension Office

    On Jan. 21, nine students and three adults from Casey County began this year’s 4-H Country Ham Project. The 4-H Country Ham project allows participants to have hands-on learning experience with the country ham curing process, an opportunity to develop/improve communication skills, and to obtain new information about various aspects of the livestock/agriculture industry.

  • 4-H Country Ham Auction results

    Casey County 4-H

    This past Aug. 5 students Chloe Atwood, Hunter Atwood, Makayla Hamilton, Taylor Hansford, and Kaylee Todd competed in the 4-H Country Ham competition at the Kentucky State Fair. With over 700 hams entered (smoked and non-smoked), the competition was fierce. The participants were not only judged on the country ham they had cured, but were also judged on a speech they delivered on a given topic. Chloe Atwood placed 6th on her Country Ham Speech and 11th Overall in her age division. Makayla Hamilton placed Top 20 Overall in her age division.

  • Excellent yields from crops this year

    By David Kessler

    Marion County agricultural and natural resource agent

  • 4-H Horticulture Rally Day is Aug. 3

    Casey County 4-H will have a Horticulture Rally Day on Wednesday, August 3 at the Casey County Extension education building.
    Our county fair was very early in the season making it very difficult to enter horticulture items in the fair. We will be having a Rally Day to encourage youth to enter produce and other horticulture items for the fair. The items will be judged and the class champion will be given the opportunity to go to the state fair with their entries.