Caverna School raises taxes

By Mary Beth Sallee   The Hart County Fiscal Court met in session on Thursday, September 17.   Caverna School Tax Increase During the meeting, members of Fiscal Court discussed the tax increase as set forth by the Caverna Independent School District.   According to the document provided during the Court meeting, Caverna took the…

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Fall Vendor opportunities at the NEW Farmers Market Pavilion

The Metcalfe Co. Farmers Market is offering the opportunity for local artists, crafters, quilters, and gardeners who have items for sale this fall, to set up on Farmers Market Friday’s from 8 – 1 — for only $5.00 per day, which is 50% off the regular daily set – up/table fee for non-members. The farmers…

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Metcalfe County Receives $461,505 School Safety Grant

Torrie Osbon, Public Relations Director The Metcalfe County Schools Police Department has been awarded a $461,505 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The school safety grant will expand the district’s partnership with the Edmonton Police Department and Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office in a comprehensive School Violence Prevention…

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Taking to the skies

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing,Inc.   Many people throughout the region know Metcalfe County native Adam Avery. He has worked in various capacities with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife since 2010, and serves now as their statewide Training Coordinator. However, it’s a far cry from the career he first thought he would pursue.…

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Spook-tacular Fun – Chamber offers two new Halloween events

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Even though many of the seasonal traditions the community embraces have fallen to the wayside this year, the Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce has devices new ways to have fun. Drive Thru Trick or Treat “When we realized the Pumpkin Festival wouldn’t be possible this year…

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EPB to consider elimination of variable rates

By Jeff Jobe Publisher, Barren County Progress The Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) Superintendent Billy Ray has posted an agenda that contains items that, if approved, could be the end of variable rate and peak demand billing otherwise known as Infotricity. The agenda items and proposed discussion are being initiated by board member DT Froedge. …

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HERBERT FIELDS

EDMONTON – Herbert Fields, age 88, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born July 9, 1932, he was the son of the late Noah William and Mary Katherine Hurt Fields. Herbert retired from Southern States Coop after 34 years of service and was a farmer. Herbert was a…

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Administrative/Budget Committee Meet to Discuss Budget and Possible Raises

By Steven Reneau The Administrative/Budget Committee held a teleconference meeting last Thursday morning at 11 a.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live to discuss their budget for the 20-21’ fiscal year. Part of the discussion was centered on payroll for the county’s various facilities, including the Sheriff’s Department and its deputies and the deputy jailers’ salaries.…

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Cave City City Council Cautions Citizens

‘Keep Golf Carts Off Roadways’ By Steven Reneau The City of Cave City held its regular Council meeting Monday evening in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meeting opened with City Clerk and Treasurer Jennifer Freeman discussing their typical finances, including restaurant tax, transient room tax, and investments. They also had the second reading and…

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