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Barren adds voting centers for General Election

Special to the Progress There’s no denying that in the past few years, the way Americans cast their votes at the polls has drastically changed. A break from the “normal,” coupled with ever-changing laws and regulations have no doubt made the process a learning experience for both voters and those in charge of local elections.…

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DAVID L. HAYES

CAVE CITY – David L. Hayes, 76, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022. He was the son of the late Sidney Anderson and Ruby Mae Sturgeon Hayes. He loved and had great pride in his family and enjoyed loved working every day. He is survived by his wife: Phyllis Ann Hatcher Hayes; two daughters: Dana…

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MARLENE JEWELL HARRISON

GLASGOW – Marlene Jewell Harrison passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.  She was born on March 29, 1937, in Barren County, Kentucky, the daughter of Marie Goode Fish and Omer Jewell Whitley and the granddaughter of Eula and Charles Henry Goode, who she said was always…

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“Thank you, Charles Ross” Honoring a POW

Photos and Story by Jennifer Moonsong Regional Exclusive   Last week was POW Recognition Day, and DAV Chapter 20 and their Honor Guard took the time to recognize a very distinguished, local POW, Charles Ross. Ross is a retired Army Command Sergeant Major. Ross, now 93, was in a prison camp in Korea for three…

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FAYE SKAGGS

Faye Skaggs, age 75 of Chalybeate, departed this life on Monday, September 19, 2022, in Nashville, TN.  The Hart County native was born on August 23, 1947, to the late Joe and Pearline Sanders Dennis.  She was married for fifty-four years to her devoted husband and help mate, Barry Skaggs, who survives. Faye worked for…

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LINDA L. BROOKS

Linda L. Brooks, age 70 of Bowling Green, formerly of Bee Spring, departed this life on Monday, September 19, 2022, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.  The Grayson County native was born on November 13, 1951, to the late Hayward and Martha Pawley Douthitt.  She was married to her best friend, Steve Brooks, until…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision in Barren County

Cave City, Ky. (September 21, 2022) – On Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 just after 8:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 8100 block of Happy Valley Road (KY 90) in the Cave…

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Canopies for the park

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met on Monday, September 12 for the special called September meeting. All were in attendance. Before the meeting, a public hearing was held for comments on the use of Municipal Road Aid Funds and Local Government Economic Assistance (LGEA) Funds. No comments were received…

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Security cameras discussed

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court met in a special session on Friday, September 16th with all members in attendance except magistrate Donnie Smith. Metcalfe County Clerk Shannon Fields presented the fiscal court with details and estimates for security cameras to cover the voting machine storage area. New legislation…

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ROBERT PHILLIP “PHIL” WARD

GLASGOW – Robert Phillip “Phil” Ward, Jr. 53, died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Hospice House in Bowling Green. A native of Barren County, he was a welder for C & M who enjoyed fishing, college basketball, NASCAR, and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sue Larabee Ward; two children, Cora…

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