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SHELBYVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- When globally recognized whiskey critic Fred Minnick unveiled his Top 5 American Whiskeys of 2019 on a livestream, in which he blind tasted 35 finalists, he revealed his third top pick to be Uncle Nearest 1820 Single Barrel Whiskey saying, "That is kind of an upset...It's a whiskey out of Tennessee and they are absolutely pushing the needle..." This blind selection made it the only non-Kentucky whiskey among the select group, surprising industry leaders who have long boasted that the most premium whiskeys hail from the Bluegrass State.

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Guidefitter, an industry network for professional outdoor guides and outfitters and leading influencer marketing platform for hunting, fishing and related outdoor brands, today announced the release of the winter issue of the Guidefitter Journal, a quarterly trade publication for the professional guiding and outfitting industry.

ATHENS — Farmers are extended family for University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agents throughout the state, and agents are uniquely positioned to raise awareness about rural stress and mental health concerns for Georgia farmers.

In honor of Christmas, today we're reprinting perhaps the most famous editorial published in a newspaper. The words of Francis Pharcellus Church that appeared in an unsigned 1897 editorial in the The Sun, a New York newspaper, have inspired generations. Below are the words from the letter to the editor from 8-year-old Virgina O'Hanlon and the newspaper's response:

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Whisky Advocate announced George Dickel Bottled in Bond as the 2019 "Whisky of the Year." This recognition follows the whisky's May release and General Manager and Distiller Nicole Austin's first innovation since joining the Cascade Hollow Distilling Company in 2018.

My grandma should be the model for the socks that say, “If you can read this, I’m watching Hallmark movies.” I can picture her all snuggled up with a blanket and a hot cup of coffee, and not just in the winter, because she is always cold.

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Family entertainment network BYUtv today announced its 2019 schedule of original holiday programming filled with stars and iconic holiday moments: "Together for Christmas." This year's programming includes an exclusive holiday concert starring Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® award-winning singer John Legend; the 90-minute version of the 16(th) annual "Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir" featuring Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth; the long-awaited movie adaptation of the New York Times bestselling novel "Christmas Jars"; an immersive celebration of the longest running American production of "The Nutcracker"; Christmas specials from several of BYUtv's hit shows, including a guest appearance by Emmy-nominated Will Forte on "Show Offs" and parodies of classic holiday films on the viral sketch comedy hit "Studio C"; and others.


PLANO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The X Elles, a Lexus-supported all-women team fielding a completely stock 2019 GX 460, overcame some of North America's most grueling off-road terrain - all without GPS or mobile phones - to clinch first place overall and bone stock wins at the 2019 Rebelle Rally. The event began on October 9 in Olympic Valley, California and culminated on October 19 in San Diego, California.


EDITORS NOTE: We came across this article in the PICKETT COUNTY PRESS, the newspaper of Pickett County, Tennessee. It is the area of present day Pickett County where my ancestors settled after leaving Virginia. The author, Judy Martin-Urban has kindly allowed us to share the story with our readers.

Adipose Boatworks, Wolf Creek Angler and Headhunters Flyshop will be hosting a Drift Boat 101 Clinic and fundraiser for Mending Waters Montana on Saturday, April 13. The morning will start at 10 a.m. at Headhunters Flyshop in Craig. There will be instruction on drift boat transport, launchin…

PHOENIX – Blankets of bright orange poppies and deep purple lupine cover the rugged hills and mountains at Picacho Peak State Park. Visitors have been flocking there to be dazzled by the flower-coated landscape, which is just a part of this year’s wildflower explosion across the Sonoran Desert.


Need an idea for all that snow piled in your yard? Local artist Andy Watson took the time to create this wonderful sculpture of a buffalo cow trying to protect its young from a grizzly bear.  One dead calf is laying in front of her while another runs behind her.

On June 16, 1805, Captain Clark of the Corps of Discovery – with an extremely ill Sacajawea accompanying him – halted below the confluence of Belt Creek and the Missouri River (“portage creek,” to the Corps), setting up what would become the base camp for their month-long assault around the …


Editor’s Note: In September 2013, University of Montana geography faculty member Rick Graetz and Kayde Kaiser, a geography graduate student, launched the “This Is Montana” program as an outreach effort that is delivered to an estimated 80-plus high schools and newspapers. Articles penned by …