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Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles, via Twitter @KYAgCommish

A Lexington-based bank is taking home the Kentucky State Fair's grand champion ham for $600,000 dollars.

Central Bank made the winning bid in a charity auction at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast this Thursday. 

Nestled among rolling hills and grazing cows, Elmore Mountain Bread in central Vermont is quintessentially pastoral. The setting is apropos, given the owners' recent decision to start grinding their own flour by stone — a veritable step back in time.

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On Sounds Good, MSU psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss the Goldwater Rule, which largely prohibits mental health professionals from publicly diagnosing presidential candidates.

Discovery Park of America

Union City, Tennessee’s Discovery Park of America has announced a more than half million dollar expansion with the addition of the Children’s Discovery Garden.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

The resounding message at the 50th anniversary of the Barkley Lock and Dam project in Grand Rivers Saturday, was that with great success often comes great sacrifice.

Sam Locke/The Annoyance Theatre

The sixth annual Little Green Men Days Festival is unfolding this weekend in Hopkinsville. The event marks the 61st anniversary of a well-known alleged alien encounter in rural Kelly, Kentucky.

Ryan Quarles, via Twitter

Kuttawa’s Broadbent Hams has once again won the grand champion prize for its country ham at this year’s Kentucky State Fair.

Posters: Defender Films/Bleecker Street

On Thursday's Sounds Good, John Null caught up with Maiden Alley Cinema's John Holt to discuss a couple movies with some common themes coming to Paducah's arthouse theater in the next two weeks. The New Zealand-set comic adventure Hunt for the Wilderpeople and drama Captain Fantastic both feature characters that head into the wild, for different reasons.

In 1977, Deborah Barsel, a bored assistant registrar at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, N.Y., decided to try a fun side project. She would create a cookbook made up of recipes and images from famous photographers of the day. She sent letters to various artists and put an ad in the museum's magazine asking for submissions. In return, she received 120 photos, recipes and even a postcard from urban photographer John Gossage saying simply: "I eat out."

Keith Todd/KYTC

When the multi-use walkway on the new Eggner’s Ferry Bridge opens, pedestrians or cyclists will notice a series of etchings cut into the galvanized steel guardrail.

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