Bernard Fields 1948-2019

Bernard Fields 1948-2019 Mr. Bernard Fields, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 surrounded by his loving family and faithful companions Toto, June Bug, and Luke. Mr. Fields was a native of Dahlonega, GA and part time resident of Bee Spring, KY. He was born on April 13, 1948 to the…

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Road & bridge repairs discussed

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division It was a busy fiscal court meeting Tuesday, March 12 with representatives of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet leadership in attendance. They were there as part of a statewide listening tour to gather information from local officials about the needs of the roads in the county.  Paul Looney Deputy…

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Burglar caught

23-year-old charged In a statement released by the Edmonton Police Department, an arrest was made on March 12, 2019, in connection to the burglaries which have occurred in the last couple of weeks at several Edmonton businesses. Austin Ray Grimes, age 23, of Edmonton, was arrested and charged with burglary in the 3rd degree, theft…

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MCES awarded 21st Century Grant

  Torrie Osbon Grant Writer/Public Relations Director  The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. On the agenda, board members approved three action items. It was also announced during the board meeting, Metcalfe County Elementary School was awarded a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant from the Kentucky…

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Spring comes on foot

Each March I can’t help but think of a poem by Edda St. Vincent Millay that I learned in 8th grade English. It begins this way: “Spring rides no horses down the hill, But comes on foot A goose girl still, And all of the the loveliest things that be, Come simply so, it seems…

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Dana property sold

K and M Services now the new owners Jeff Jobe The Barren County Progress GLASGOW, Ky. — The Dana Inc. plant property has a new owner, K and M Services.  Owners Kenneth Whitworth and Mike Jones see the 491,000 sq. ft. facility as a tremendous investment opportunity and they are ready to make it happen.…

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Doris Jean Bennett Coats 1938 – 2019

Doris Jean Bennett Coats 1938 – 2019 Doris Jean Bennett Coats, age 80, of Cave City, KY, departed this life on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at her residence. The Hardin County native was born on May 29, 1938 to the late William Henry and Mary Agnes Nichols Bennett. She was married to Noah Mitchell Coats, who…

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Mitzie Gail Lashley Pruitt 1962-2019

Mitzie Gail Lashley Pruitt   1962-2019 Mitzie Gail Lashley Pruitt, 62, of Bee Spring passed away peacefully at 3:08 AM Thursday March 14, 2019 at her home. The Edmonson County native was food service coordinator for Southern Kentucky Community Action Agency and a member of Providence Baptist Church in Leitchfield. She was a daughter of the…

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Kenneth C. Cline 1950-2019

Kenneth C. Cline   1950-2019 Kenneth C. Cline, 69 of Bowling Green died peacefully at his residence with family at his side The Warren County native was a son of the late Horace and Mildred Doolin Cline and husband of the late Julie Bell Miller Cline. He was a construction worker and a member of Penns…

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FLOYD T. SEXTON

EDMONTON – Floyd T. Sexton, age 83, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at his home. He was the son of the late John Henry and Ada Robertson Sexton. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and a retired maintenance supervisor.   He is survived by his wife, Irmina Kalk Sexton; one son, David…

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