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Department of Revenue to begin processing 2022 state tax returns on February 6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2023)—The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) began accepting electronically filed 2022 individual income tax returns on January 23, 2023, mirroring the IRS tax filing timeline, with processing of Kentucky returns scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Electronic individual income tax returns typically take four to six weeks to process.…

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Layla Fay Ladd, 14, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away

Layla Fay Ladd, 14, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 27, 2023 at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born August 30, 2008 in Glasgow, Kentucky to Gregory D. Ladd and Amanda C. Quigley Ladd. Layla attended Glasgow High School where she was in the Art Club. She loved drawing, playing video…

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Paula Walker, age 56, of Park City, passed away

Paula Walker, age 56, of Park City, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2023 in Glasgow. The Barren County native was born on March 13, 1966 to Paul Houchens, Sr. and Jean Pritchard Houchens. She was married to the late Keith Walker. Paula was a former press operator for R.R. Donnelley and a member of…

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Larry Duane McElwain, 85, of Glasgow passed away

Larry Duane McElwain, 85, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 27, 2023 at his residence after a lengthy illness. He was born July 15, 1937 in Jamestown, New York to the late George and Mildred Milks McElwain. Larry graduated from Randolph, New York High School and enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving…

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Robert “Bobby” Lee Sharp, 99, of Glasgow, passed away

Robert “Bobby” Lee Sharp, 99, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at NHC Healthcare. He was born October 11, 1923 in Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Oscar Sharp and Mona Stout Sharp. Bobby was a WWII United States Army veteran and fought in Germany and France. He worked as a welder all…

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Unity Begins

  Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing Reporter   Community leaders collaborated together and headed to Frankfort to represent Barren County to meet with key officials at the state level on Jan. 19. “The purpose of these meetings was to introduce the newly elected officials and share the positive momentum happening in Barren County,” said Maureen Carpenter,…

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It’s Our Time

Jeff Jobe, Community Publisher Barren County Progress JPI Whew! The elections are over, new leadership is sworn in, and new strategies are becoming apparent. In simple business thought: Glasgow and Barren County has so much potential because our stock value has depreciated so much in the past few years. Glasgow can once again be the…

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Ozella Mills passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, Ozella Sexton Mills went home to her Lord.  She was preceded in her heavenly flight by her husband of 56 years, Billy Joe Mills; her son, Donnie Wayne Mills; her parents Henry and Annie Burris Sexton; and three brothers: Emburs (infant), Riley Sexton, and Amburs Sexton.  She was a homemaker…

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A sneak peek inside PS&C

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Industrial Development Authority (IDA) held its January meeting inside the Pennington Stave and Cooperage (PS&C) building. Member Mark Linkous and Mayor Doug Smith were unable to attend, however, Chad Pennington of PS&C was in attendance to provide a tour of the facility and the equipment. Chairman…

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