Barbara Richardson Logsdon

Barbara Richardson Logsdon, age 78, of Munfordville, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Medical Center of Bowling Green.  She was a native of Hart County and a member of Munfordville Baptist Church.  She had worked for 61 years at The Hart County News-Herald. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene…

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Savvy marketing and messaging

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com It isn’t uncommon at all for you to hear the comments that journalism is dying. The thoughts being fueled by newspapers folding or selling left and right. Social media is everywhere, everybody has an opinion and they are now publishing them. It seems there is no silence and everything is so…

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CMA Legislative Luncheon – Incentives key to future film success

By RAYNA GLASS rayna.glass@jpinews.com As it has been for much of the year, film was the talk of Southern Kentucky tourism during the Caveland Marketing Association’s Annual Legislative Luncheon Monday, December 4. Meeting in the Cave City Convention Center representatives from around Kentucky were present for the afternoon event from local, state and federal government…

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Warming hearts, heads, and hands

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. More than 12 years ago, a handful of local artisans began comparing notes about their chosen craft – for some knitting and others crocheting – and in time the creative minds concluded to gather weekly to practice their craft together. Thus began the Knitting and Crocheting Ministry…

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MY KENTUCKY: Our Soldier of Misfortune

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. Few Kentuckians know the name Admiral Husband E. Kimmel, yet he was associated with one of the most significant events in America’s 20th Century history in circumstances that unfortunately left him out of history for more than 75 years. On December 7, 1941, the Henderson native was…

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Gerth, Cross and Ellis – Not men in my grandfather’s eyes

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com It seems Joseph Gerth, a liberal political commentator for the Louisville Courier-Journal is taking bullying of government workers to a new level. He used his assigned space in the Courier-Journal to attack a young woman who works for Governor Matt Bevin. Apparently he and a few of his fellow CJ employees…

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GLENN & BETTY BARRICK: Keepers of the Land

By Thomas Wampler Jobe Publishing Contributor “You can look out that window, across the field and see the farm I was raised on,” said Glenn Barrick, pointing out his kitchen window toward his birthplace. “This has been my home for all my life. We dabbled in a little of everything back then and over the…

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MY KENTUCKY: Billy Vaughn’s magical melodies

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. Riding the wave of success as one of the founding members of The Hilltoppers, Glasgow native Billy Vaughn became music director of Dot Records in 1954. By December 1 of that year, his recording of “Melody of Love” had soared in popularity to enjoy a 27-week run…

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MATTHEW COMPTON: Primed for positive growth

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. As Service Manager for Bailey-Gibson Automotive in Glasgow, Matthew Compton is passionate about providing top-notch service to his customers; as a young professional, Compton’s passion extends to his service in the community and its future. “I’m very passionate about this community. I want to see Glasgow survive…

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DIRT ROAD DIARIES: Hoodlum’s Hut

By Clinton Powell Jobe Publishing Contributor My much beloved cousin, Wayne Elmore, was affectionately called the Hoodlum. How he received this moniker has been debated, but the most likely origin was my Mother. At the time, Wayne had recently returned from serving in the Army in Vietnam, his marriage had fallen apart while he was…

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