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FarmBureau, KY PROUD, Dare to Care Food Bank

Purnell’s helps Dare-to-Care by processing 10,000 pounds of meat that was donated to the food bank by local area farmers.

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Kentucky Farm Bureau

July 12 2019 Meet the Shelby County Farm Bureau Farm Bureau member whose VOICE helped create a well-known sausage company  

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ROADSIDE AMERICA 

Simpsonville, Kentucky: World’s Largest Roll of Sausage

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UK Animal and Food Sciences recognizes Hammond, Purnell

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Department of Animal and Food Sciences annually recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the department and to Kentucky animal agriculture.

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UK Animal and Food Sciences recognizes Hammond, Purnell

Shelby County Agriculture Hall of Fame Allen Purnell 

2018 Shelby County Agricultural HALL OF FAME AWARD recipient Mr. Allen Purnell!

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Shelby County Agricultural HALL OF FAME AWARD recipient Mr. Allen Purnell!

Kentucky Derby Festival

Happy Pegasus Day with PURNELL’s Pig E. Sue! THROWBACK THURSDAY from 2003

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Happy Pegasus Day with PURNELL’s Pig E. Sue!

THANK YOU Truckers in this Time of Need CORONA VIRUS KIND ACT

Purnell’s thanks the Truckers who deliver our products  

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Purnell's thanks the Truckers who deliver our products

“Got to visit again with my first ever guest on the show, Al Purnell”

Terry Meiners Show, 840 WHAS Dec 2019 Al was Terry’s first guest 34 years ago. He returns to talk about family and sausage. Got to visit again with my first ever guest on the show, Al Purnell Dec 2020 https://whas.iheart.com/featured/terry-meiners/content/2020-12-02-al-purnell-was-my-first-guest-in-1985-and-we-talked-again-today/

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Al was Terry's first guest 34 years ago. He returns to talk about family and sausage.

Winning Chef Uses Purnell’s Sausage

Congratulations Chef Josh Moore for winning this season of CHOPPED on Food Network!

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Congratulations Chef Josh Moore for winning this season of CHOPPED on Food Network!

Purnell’s continues to run in the Ree Drummand Pioneer Woman Magazine

Spring 2019 Fall 2018 Spring 2018 Summer 2017  

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Purnell’s continues to run in the Ree Drummand Pioneer Woman Magazine

“World Guy” Erik Bendl Reminisces About Working at Purnell’s

Erik Bendl passes by Purnell’s with pride as he briefly told me about doing some work here when he was younger. Today he is headed to Lexington on his American Diabetes Assoc Walk.

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"World Guy" Erik Bendl

The Seppenfield Gravy Train WINS

Gravy Cook Off at Country Boy Brewery in Georgetown KY Sunday Feb 17th Pick-up your favorite Purnell’s Sausage for your Award Winning Recipe today!

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The Seppenfield Gravy Train WINS Gravy Cook Off at Country Boy Brewery

WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCE

Norton Common- Oval Park Saturday Oct 20, 2018  

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WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCE Norton Common- Oval Park 10712 Meeting St. Prospect, KY 40059 Saturday Oct 20, 2018 12pm-4pm

Congratulations to Richard Wise for 50 years of service at Purnell Sausage.

Richard Wise 50 Years of Service

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Congratulations to Richard Wise for 50 years of service at Purnell Sausage.

HISTORY MUSEUM

Visit Shelby County Historical Society to find about more about Purnell’s “Old Folks” Sausage Family business. Learn how “Old Folks” got his name. See the history of packaging and growing product line. Awards and acknowledgements of appreciation from Culinary, Retail and the Sate University. See 3-D photo. Click and drag to look around on the […]

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HISTORY MUSEUM

Congratulations ZEGGZ for winning The Gravy Cup  AND Peoples Choice for 2018!

Also thanks for using Purnell’s Sausage as one of your ingredients. It was nice to hear that soo many Chefs use Purnell’s Sausage. It is all how you make it as long as it is Gooo-od! Glad to have contributed to the success of the Boys & Girls Haven benefit.  

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Congratulations ZEGGZ for winning 2018 The Gravy Cup AND Peoples Choice!