FLOYD COUNTY — Nearly hidden by a blanket of yellow, field worker Nick Grantz harvests chrysanthemums for HB Farms Wholesale Greenhouses in a field at the corner of Starlight and Scottsville roads on Tuesday morning. All total, owner and operator Robert Wimsatt and his crews are working to harvest 80,000 of the flowers, more simply known as mums, to sell around the region this season.
Harvest time for chrysanthemums
Travis Burden, lead singer of the rock band The Black Math out of Shepherdsville, Ky., performs during ToyFest at the Griffin Street Center in New Albany on Saturday evening. The inaugural event, put on by the New Albany Production House and the New Albany Parks Department, had 17 bands and solo performers, and proceeds from the event will be used to purchase toys for underprivileged children in the area.
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