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Picture Pittsfield hosting vendors on Courthouse Lawn for Fall Pickin’ Days October 15-16

By DAVID CAMPHOUSE Pike County residents and visitors are invited to join the community in Fall Pickin’ Days October 15 and 16. Fall Pickin’ Days consists of a county-wide weekend of yard sales, pop-up vendors, antique dealers, and special sales from brick-and-mortar Pike County businesses. Picture Pittsfield will be hosting vendors and live entertainment on…

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JWCC identifies presidential search finalists, schedules community forums

John Wood Community College (JWCC) has identified three individuals for in-person interviews in the search for the College’s next president. The candidate selected will succeed President Mike Elbe, who served as President since 2014. The next president is expected to start in January 2023. JWCC has scheduled public community forums for each candidate. Forums will…

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Pickings from Pike’s Past 10.5.22

50 YEARS AGO: JOHN F. KENNEDY’S PERSONAL SECRETARY SPEAKS IN PITTSFIELD 150 Years Ago Oct. 10, 1872 Last Saturday just after the rain some officious gentleman relieved James M. Petty of a new pair of double trees and a large clevis which were attached to a scraper with which Mr. Petty had been working the…

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Let’s Cook! – October 5, 2022

This week I have a special recipe that I printed in one of my very first columns, and want to publish it again in case you didn’t see it the first time. I first tasted these at a potluck at work and after one bite, I knew I had to have the recipe. I usually…

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Bird flu cases add to food price inflation

By DANIEL GRANT | FarmWeek The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) spread its wings across a much larger portion of the U.S. in the past year compared to the previous outbreak in 2015. And it continues to drive up food price inflation, which recently soared to 11.4% — the largest 12-month increase since…

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