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Scam alert from the BCSO

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing, Inc. Central Division   Citizens beware! The Barren County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints about a money scam.   Our office has received two complaints from local citizens that someone has attempted to extort money from them using our name,” said sheriff Kent Keen.   “Our office has been made aware…

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Remembering David Perkins

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   David Perkins has been described as a kind individual who was respected by everyone who knew him. From helping on the family farm at a young age to working as a rural mail carrier at the Glasgow Post Office for 35 years, David enjoyed working and helping others.…

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County native performs for over 40 years at Lincoln Jamboree

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When Amy Brown Loyall was a young girl, she wasn’t always sitting at home playing with dolls and other toys. No, you could often find Amy singing and performing, something she has always enjoyed doing. “I’ve never had a voice lesson,” Amy said. “It’s a God-given talent.” A…

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Community Medical Care celebrates 20 years

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Thanks to the vision of Dr. Bharat Mody and the hard work of many, on January 12th, Community Medical Care of Glasgow celebrated 20 years of helping people in Barren County get much-needed medical care. “My proudest accomplishment is that we have been able to help the citizens…

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Highland wins big, advances to nationals

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing, Inc. Central Division   Highland Elementary placed in the top five of 12 categories in a big academic win, taking home more trophies than any other school in the state of Kentucky.   “We took home more hardware than any other school,” said Amy Morgan. “We are so unbelievably proud of…

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PHILIP MASON BLAYDES

EDMONTON – Philip Mason Blaydes, 81, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Metcalfe Healthcare Center in Edmonton. Philip was born on August 8, 1940, to the late Davis and Winnie Blaydes. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles H. Blaydes. He was a faithful member and trustee of Pleasant Ridge Church.…

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Filing deadline extended

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Last Thursday the House Committee voted to advance House Bill 172, making the filing deadline for all political candidates in Kentucky January 25, rather than January 7.   House Republicans moved to waive the required second and third readings of the bill and passed it out of the…

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Reublican candidate meet and greet

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   The Metcalfe County Young Republicans are hosting a meet and greet for state and local Republican candidates on January 29th at 6 p.m. This event is free to attend and will be held at the Old School Cafe on Stockton Street in Edmonton. Daniel Bragg of the MCYR…

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Fugitive caught

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at approximately 2121 hours, Deputy Jarrod Steele observed a 2006 Nissan Maxima traveling eastbound on West Stockton Street in the city limits of Edmonton. The vehicle displayed an expired registration plate. Deputy Steele initiated a stop on the vehicle for the violation. Upon identifying the occupants of the vehicle, Deputy…

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Fun in the snow

Special to the Herald-News A week ago, the area had its first serious accumulation of snow for the year. While many had major problems navigating the snow, others saw it as a chance to have a little fun.        

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