Kentucky Afield Outdoors:

Posted June 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

Boat safely this Fourth of July

Millions of motorists soon will take to the nation’s roadways with plans of spending the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend boating on a lake or river.

But one of the busiest boating weekends of the year is not a time to throw caution to the wind.

“As a boating holiday, July 4 is on par with Memorial Day. Everyone wants to go,” said Zac Campbell, boating education coordinator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “However, the increased volume of boat traffic and differing experience levels among boaters heightens the danger. It’s definitely not a good time to be drinking and boating. Be a responsible, safe boater.”

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 29, 2016 at 1:58 pm

    July 4 – this one will be the busiest of the three

    Of the three big summer holidays that keep our tourism business alive in Albany and County – Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor

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    Albany All-Stars win tourney in Wayne Co.

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    The Albany All-Stars won the battle for the trophy in the 2016 Kentucky State Coach Pitch eight and under Championship played in Wayne County. Albany scored 55 runs and only allowed five runs in the tournament.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Experiencing the Ali Memorial

    I had several comments following my recent column about the death and memorial ceremony of Muhammad Ali but a couple stood out in particular.

    Local businessman

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 8, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    The hero I was never able to meet

    I was among the millions – no billions – in the world who was saddened Saturday morning to awaken to the news that Muhammad

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    Three Lady Bat Dawgs make All-District

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:33 pm

    Mackenzie Polston, Mackenzie Alberston and Cori Langford were named to the 2016 All District Team during the awards ceremony Tuesday night after the conclusion of the championship game between Russell County and Cumberland County.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Posted June 1, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Bat Dawgs lose a close one in regional opener

    Despite suffering a loss, we’ll once again offer up much deserved congratulations to our Clinton County High School Bat Dawgs on their performance in Monday’s 4th Region Tournament.

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