Central Kentucky pastor Nancy Jo Kemper feels good about the congressional campaign she waged in a losing effort. The first-time Democratic candidate believes Andy Barr’s campaign funding was too much to overcome.
Despite over 200 firefighters battling wildland fires in some eight Kentucky counties, the effort is expected to continue into next week.
State Division of Forestry Spokesman Mark Wiedewitsch says large fires in Pike County and the Pine Mountain area are contained. But, he worries sun and wind could result in more new fires today. Wiedewitsch says overnight rains helped only so much, “It really wasn’t enough. To really make a dent in it, we really need a good inch or more.”
A Bluegrass horse farm owner would like to see further improvements at the Kentucky Horse Park. Maple Crest Farm’s Reese Koffler-Stanfield participated in last week’s Kentucky Equine Education Project conference.