An ECHO of help

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When one hears an echo, it’s something they’ve sent out into the world returning to them. It is the same with the ECHO Award, which honors good deeds by those not seeking recognition.   At the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber quarterly breakfast Judge/Executive Hale presented an…

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BILLY WAYNE DAVIS, SR.

GLASGOW – Billy Wayne Davis, Sr., age 79, died on July 26, 2021, at NHC in Glasgow. He was born on October 3, 1941, in Pulaski, Virginia to Dennis and Lou Davis. Billy proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps from July 10, 1961, until July 9, 1965. He was a Radio…

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Gaye announces retirement

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce pulled in another record crowd at their summer quarterly breakfast on Tuesday morning last week. The announcement at the end caught almost everyone off guard as Chamber Board President Torrie Osbon formally announced the retirement of Executive Director Gaye Shaw. After 27…

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Festival time! Two traditions return

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last summer there was a palpable change when the long held tradition of Metcalfe small town festivals went on hold because of COVID-19.   This year, the hamlets from which they hail are proud to announce their return. In August, festival goers can attend Summer…

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Haylin Adams Day

PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Friday afternoon, a very special young lady was recognized by The Peoples Bank, the City of Glasgow, and Barren County. A Proclamation was signed designating July 23rd as Haylin Adams Day. The amazingly talented 12-year-old Haylin Adams is well known locally after competing on Season 9 of the Food…

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Metcalfe County Schools Hires Assistant Athletic Director

Torrie Osbon Communications Director   Metcalfe County Schools is proud to announce Rachel Dial as the district’s new assistant director of athletics. Dial, who also serves as an assistant principal at Metcalfe County High School, will help grow the already successful Hornet sports program. “I look forward to promoting and supporting the student-athletes, coaches, and…

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Department reports

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in a specially scheduled July session on Monday, July 19, with all present except City Attorney Sharon Howard. It was an exceptionally short meeting. Although the agenda included the item Memorandum of Agreement – Metcalfe County Fire Department – Fire House, the document…

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Alpha-gal Syndrome: The tick-borne meat allergy

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Kentucky is known as a great place to enjoy many outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, and hiking just to name a few. While beautiful scenery may draw you outdoors, it also may put you in contact with ticks. Most tick bites just become an itchy nuisance, but…

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Local artist to compete at national level

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Earlier this year, Mammoth Cave National Park announced its International Year of Caves and Karst (IYCK) Art Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Discover what’s under your National Park”. The regional contest included not only the state of Kentucky but also Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio,…

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JANICE CHRISTINE GRISSOM JENNINGS

GLASGOW – Janice Christine Grissom Jennings, age 83, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at NHC Health Care. Born November 2, 1937, in Edmonton, she was a daughter of the late Fidella Stephens and Gordon Morris Grissom and the wife of Billy Joe (Calhoun) Jennings, who survives. They were married 58 years. She had worked…

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