Metcalfe County School Board Meeting

The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Board members approved a health care contract with TJ Regional Health, Inc., a sports medicine service agreement with TJ Samson Community Hospital, and contracts with the Barren River Health Department for two school nurses. In addition, the board approved the…

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Business as usual

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division The July 8th meeting of the Edmonton City Council was short and uneventful with everyone in attendance. Public Works Superintendent Moe Hensley reported that regular maintenance was carried out, samples were taken, and inspections had been done, so it was business as usual in June. He did note that…

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Funding the market

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division Representing the Metcalfe County Farmers Market Ken Childers once again addressed the July 9th fiscal court asking for them to join the Community Partners Program and help to sponsor the market. He also introduced Market Manager Rose Saltsman to the members. Childers stated that “we had 198 customers walk…

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Local CASA training deadline is July 19

Be a voice for those who need it most Allyson Dix Government Community News CASA of South Central Kentucky has recently announced they are expanding their training to reach Barren County and the deadline to submit an application is July 19. This is the first time Barren will host the 30-hour pre-service training sessions for…

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RALPH “BUDDY” TERRY WILSHIRE

EDMONTON – Ralph “Buddy” Terry Wilshire, age 81, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born in Three Spring, he was the son of the late Willie Perry and Elma Wilshire. Buddy was a retired HVAC Specialist and member of the Three Springs Baptist Church. He is survived by…

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ELIZA BELLE GIBSON

EDMONTON – Eliza Belle Gibson, age 95, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at her home. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Ellie Fields Asbury. She was a homemaker and member of the Edmonton Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Gibson of Edmonton; a daughter in law, Lorena…

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Willie F. Durbin 1946-2019

Willie F. Durbin    1946-2019 Willie F. Durbin, 73, of Caneyville passed away at 8:10 PM Tuesday July 9, 2019 at Norton Hospital in Louisville. The Edmonson County native was a forklift operator for Speed Queen Appliance Manufacturing and attended Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green. He was a son of the late Wavie Celesten Durbin…

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Linda Pitcock Dankhoff 1935-2019

Linda Pitcock Dankhoff     1935-2019 Linda Inez Pitcock Dankhoff, age 83, of Rome, GA formerly of Glasgow, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in Lafayette, GA. The Metcalfe County native was born on September 17, 1935 to the late George Fisher Pitcock, Sr. and Laura Wood Ferguson Pitcock. She was married to…

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