Ringing the Bell for Literacy

Last week 105 children from MCES participated in Ringing the Bell for Literacy at the historic courthouse. The annual event, which is a partnership between the elementary school, the Metcalfe County Public Library and fiscal court, is a way for children to celebrate learning to read.

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The Little Town with A Big Hear

“The Little Town with A Big Heart” was in fine form on May 11, 2019. Summer Shade celebrated the second annual Founders’ Day. The pride from those who were presenting, performing, or just there soaking it all in was evident as people took picture after picture of the folks and the town they love. What…

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Something Stinks

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   District 4 Magistrate Ronnie Miller among other officials have been fielding complaints about the horrid smell coming from the rendering plant located on the Greensburg Road for months. In an effort to discuss the issues with the new representatives of AgRenew, several residents of the area along…

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Metcalfe Awarded Road Funds

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday, May 14th was standing room only as the first guest speaker Mark Welsh of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department, Rural and Municipal Aid announced that Metcalfe County was being awarded $585,000 in discretionary funds for road improvements. The funds…

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Farm Safety Day 2019

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last week 350 students from MCMS were transported to picturesque Hawkins Farm near Randolph to learn about the various aspects of farm safety in a real-world environment. Dozens of booths and learning stations were set up across the farm. Topics included everything from chainsaw,…

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Tell them so

Last Sunday I saw a lady in the grocery store who was wearing a beautiful dress and she glowed wearing it. I smiled at her and thought how lovely the dress was. Later in the day, I wondered why I didn’t just tell her so. Maybe because she was a stranger. Maybe because it was…

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Shirley Jean Jaggers 1939-2019

Shirley Jean Jaggers     1939-2019 Shirley Jean Jaggers, 80, of Mammoth Cave passed away at 8:41 PM Sunday May 19, 2019 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. The Edmonson County native was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was a daughter of the late Kelly E. Vincent and Pearl York Vincent and the wife of the…

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MARGIE BROWN

EDMONTON – Margie Brown, age 83, passed away May 18, 2019, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Horace and Vera Mae Nelson Moss. Margie was retired from Topps Manufacturing and was a member of the Society Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Garry (Sandra) Brown of Edmonton; three…

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CONNE’ BAKER

GLASGOW – Conne’ Baker, age 72, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Cal Turner Rehab and Specialty Care in Scottsville. She was the daughter of the late Bill and Esther Gilley DeVore. She was a retired realtor and member of the Columbia Ave Church of Christ. She is survived by three children: Lisa (Bobby)…

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City of Edmonton – The water is rising

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The monthly meeting of the Edmonton City Council was held on Monday, May 6th with special guest Andy Lange, Assistant Director for Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA) who presented a survey of the water and sewer rates. The cost of compiling the survey was paid by the…

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