Late in the day on July 31, cucurbit downy mildew was found on cucumber (Figure 1) in south-central Kentucky. Microscopy was used to confirm presence of the pathogen, by identifying its dark sporulation on the leaf surface (Figure 2) and oval, dark gray sporangia with rigidly branched sporan…

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Friends, I ain't never seed nothin' lak hit an your humble reporter is needin' 'nother bath. I done a'gin to smel a little funky. The furst frost is October 12 an' after that the creek will git to cold.

Things were different then. Our reference to then is 73 years ago. We are thumbing through 1947 editions of The Commonwealth, weekly predecessor of the Commonwealth Journal.

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After three months with no fatalities, Pulaski County reported two deaths in two days related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The Commonwealth Journal and WKYM-FM in Monticello will partner to bring Wayne County news and sports to the CJ online and print editions, and news from Pulaski County to the listeners of WKYM-FM, which services the entire Lake Cumberland region.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

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Compliance of area businesses with the state's mask mandate has been "moderate," according to Lake Cumberland District Health Director Shawn Crabtree.

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — A statue of Nettie Depp, an education reformer and Kentucky native, will be erected in the state Capitol next August, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump huddled at the White House Thursday with the Senate’s top Republican over a vital COVID-19 rescue package, but hopes on Capitol Hill for a deal were souring and there was increasing worry that GOP negotiations with Democrats might collapse.

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Directors of three tourism organizations in Pulaski County spoke Tuesday at the Center for Rural Development to a good but COVID-19 thinned crowd during the August membership meeting of Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.

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MONTICELLO, KY. — A Monticello man was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with attempting to pass bogus money at a Wayne County gas station.

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With in-person classes originally set to have begun Wednesday, the head of Pulaski County Schools is confirming that a few student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19.

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UPDATE: The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office reported just after 3 p.m. that Holford has been found safe.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky, (AP) — Looking to reclaim the progressive and minority voters who didn’t back her during Kentucky’s U.S. Senate primary, Democrat Amy McGrath has unveiled a social justice plan and touted voter registration efforts she hopes will help her topple Republican Senate Majority Lea…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s plan to provide every nursing home with a fast COVID-19 testing machine comes with an asterisk: The government won’t supply enough test kits to check staff and residents beyond an initial couple of rounds.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Kelyn Yanez used to clean homes during the day and wait tables at night in the Houston area before the coronavirus. But the mother of three lost both jobs in March because of the pandemic and now is facing eviction.

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