Kobelco Aluminum Plant Begins Full Operations

Expansion already underway for recently established facility FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today congratulated automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. for reaching full capacity at its new facility in Bowling Green, while undergoing a $42 million, 90-job expansion that will push total employment at the facility to 220 and…

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Metcalfe County Sheriff Debate LIVE COVERAGE Oct 10th

Metcalfe County Sheriff DEBATETUNE IN!! RIGHT HERE on The Edmonton Herald-News Facebook page Oct 10th- Jobe Publishing will have Exclusive Facebook LIVE coverage of the Metcalfe County Sheriff DEBATE. Coverage begins at 5pm and Debate begins at 6pm Posted by Edmonton Herald-News on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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Donation returned

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 10th at the Metcalfe County Government Center with all in attendance. Judge/Executive Harold Stilts relayed that “Due to the court not being able to satisfy Sumitomo on the stage they wanted built in the courthouse yard,…

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Winning way: 4-H Shooting Sports

  Metcalfe County 4-H youth participated last weekend in the State 4-H Shoot. The 22 pistol, 22 long rifle, air rifle, and air pistol teams shot Saturday at Bluegrass Sportsman League in Wilmore, KY. The teams consisted of the following students in these age decisions: 9-11 Kelsey Shive Sarah Hurt Justin Lessenberry Oaklee Fugate Issac…

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SEWS Comments on fiscal court actions

Matt Adams General Manager of General Affairs and Human Resources Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc., (SEWS), would like to comment on the actions taken today by the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court regarding the decision to return the $10,000 donation made by SEWS to the County during the 30th Anniversary celebration of SEWS in 2017. In…

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City votes on tax rates

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The September Edmonton City Council meeting was held on Tuesday, September 10th due to Labor Day falling the previous week. All were in attendance except Councilmember Teresa Hamlett whose husband is still hospitalized. The second reading of the 2020 Motor Vehicle and Watercraft Property Tax Rate Ordinance #2019-20-02…

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LARRY WAYNE JONES

EDMONTON – Larry Wayne Jones, age 71, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born in Haywood he was the son of the late John Winford and Luanne Powell Jones. He was a retired farmer and member of the New Beginnings Church of God in Edmonton. He is survived…

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JERRY GLEN POYNTER

EDMONTON – Jerry Glen Poynter, age 67, died Thursday, September 12, 2019, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was the son of the late Vernon “Bud” and Arcola Fields Poynter. Jerry was retired from Southern States in Park City and a member of the Pink Ridge Baptist Church. He is survived by…

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Immigration, health care, and NAFTA

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   Congressman James Comer held a town hall meeting in Metcalfe County on September 3rd at the Metcalfe County Judicial Center. “What I do at the town halls is give a brief update on what’s going on in Washington and then turn it over for questions.” The Congressman stated…

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A love story a long time in the making

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When David and Kathleen Sigurbjartsson first met they were just kids living in Florida. Kathleen was 4 and David was 6. “Our Mother’s were friends. We would hang out and do fun things like build chopper bikes in the yard,” she said. However, the…

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