Larry Vell Hunt, 72, Cave City

  Larry Vell Hunt, 72, Cave City, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Diversicare Nursing Home, Glasgow. He was born November 18, 1946 at Mammoth Cave to the late James and Zell Cooper Hunt. Funeral services with David Stearns officiating will be at 1 PM Wednesday, November 21st at Bob Hunt Funeral Chapel with…

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R. T. Turner, 84, of Horse Cave

  R. T. Turner, age 84, of Horse Cave, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018, at The Medical Center of Bowling Green.  He was a native of Hart County, an elder and member of the Horse Cave Church of Christ, lifelong farmer,  U.S. Government Tobacco grader, tobacco warehouse manager, former insurance agent and a U.S.…

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Infant Passed Away: Elijah Daniel Troy Elmore, III

  Elijah Daniel Troy Elmore, III, passed away November 18, 2018. He is the infant son of Darriel Glenn Elmore, Jr. and Christy Kaye McClellan. Besides his parents he is survived by two brothers: Josey Waylon Elmore and Darriel Glenn Elmore, III; two sisters: Kathryn Faith Elmore and Heavenly Grace Elmore; paternal grandparents: Darriel Elmore,…

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Respect for the man in the arena

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com Well, the election is over. And now, as always, the real work of governing begins. Kentucky has a culture of respect and civility, and it is time to call on that tradition to move our state forward. Of course, we all have our special interest or handful of ideological issues that…

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Ivil Saltsman 1922 – 2018

Ivil Saltsman   1922 – 2018 Ivil Saltsman, age 96, of Bee Spring departed this life on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Genesis Edmonson Center. The Edmonson County native was born on August 13, 1922 to the late Jim Brite and Cora Vincent Meredith. She was the devoted wife and help mate to Bro. Williard Saltsman,…

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Education Ethel, canine companion

By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager Hornet pride is countywide, But when visitors enter the doors of the Metcalfe County Board of Education, they are greeted by a friendly and furry unofficial mascot, Ethel. “Ethel showed up back in April.  She was first seen up at the park at softball games.  She then started going back…

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Metcalfe County Schools – Clean Audit Report

By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division At last Tuesday night’s meeting of the Metcalfe County Board of Education, Jeff Sprowles of Wise, Buckner, Sprowles & Associates presented a summary of the audit performed by the CPA firm. “The district again has received a clean opinion,” stated Sprowles. The total current assets are $4,572,558. KEMI…

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Extension assesses community needs

  By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager On behalf of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, the Metcalfe County Extension Office has hosted two community forums to help assess Metcalfe County’s needs. One forum was held in Summer Shade and one was held in Sulphur Well. The attendants- who were asked five poignant questions about…

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Louise A. Smith, 94, of Glasgow

  Louise A. Smith, 94, of Glasgow, died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Cumberland County, the daughter of the late Dewey Allen and Rita Allen. She was a homemaker and served as City Clerk of Burkesville for over 10 years and was a member of the Burkesville Christian Church.…

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Shirley Faye Sitzlar, 76, of Glasgow

  Shirley Faye Sitzlar, age 76 of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at NHC Nursing facility, surrounded by loved ones.  She was the daughter of the late Delbert and Derlie Gibson Dobbs. Shirley Sitzlar is survived by two children, Vickie Lewis and her husband Paul of Cave City, Kentucky and Richard Dobbs…

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