Denied hemp growers claim they were unfairly excluded

Jackson French Jul 15, 2016   AAcross Kentucky, people who have been denied permission to grow hemp have accused former Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer of refusing applications for political reasons – an allegation Comer has rejected. David Barhorst, owner of Kentucky Hemp Ventures Inc., who said he was denied a memorandum of understanding to …

Barren appeals, continues to resist records request

  Two attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division disclosed in court filings last month the existence of a federal criminal investigation into allegations of civil rights violations at the jail. By JUSTIN STORY The Daily News [email protected]/ The Barren County Fiscal Court will continue to fight an open records request relating …