Animal Rescue Kare – Moving forward one paw at a time

Mary Beth Sallee, Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Just over five years ago, there was no local organization for stray animals, let alone an actual holding facility in Hart County. At one time, the Edmonson County animal shelter had been under contract to accept all of Hart County’s dogs. However, when it was closed down…

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YVONNE HARPER

EDMONTON – Yvonne Harper, 83, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at her home. Born, April 11, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Della Gibson Moss. Raised in Metcalfe County she and her husband, Herbert Lee Harper, who she married April 11, 1953, were owners and operators of Harper’s Grocery. After…

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CLYDE WALLIS SPRADLIN

ELIZABETHTOWN – Clyde Wallis Spradlin, 81, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at his home. Born in Edmonton, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Louis and Vera Spradlin. Mr. Spradlin was of the Baptist faith. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and Rondyl Spradlin; his wife, Agnes;…

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MCYR offers spring scholarship

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Metcalfe County Young Republicans’ Club is offering a $500 scholarship to one MCHS senior seeking to further their education. All of the organization has been very active in the community over the past two years, this is the first time they’ve had the opportunity…

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TOPPS to be top-notch space for BLT expansion

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last week, the Barn Lot Theater announced that it has purchased the downtown, corner building that housed TOPPS for decades. “We are entering a new era at Barn Lot Theater. I am excited to see what the future holds,” said Kyle Hadley, Director of Barn…

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Metcalfe County Fiscal Court – Talking trash

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manger Jobe Publishing, Inc.   At the January 12th regularly scheduled meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court, Solid Waste Coordinator Scotty Mosby presented the Court with a growing problem: Trash. According to Mosby, since the onset of the pandemic and the Recycling Center limiting services, many residents in the…

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ROYCE BOSTON

MT. STERLING – Royce Boston, 90, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Edgewood Estates in Frenchburg. He was born in Edmonton, Kentucky on January 5, 1931, to the late Eugene and Eudora May James Boston. Royce was a lifelong resident of the Gateway area. He was of the Jehovah Witness faith. Royce was a veteran…

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DOUGLAS (DOUG) TURNER BARTLEY

SUMMER SHADE – Douglas [Doug] Turner Bartley, age 59, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at T J Samson Hospital. Born September 12, 1961, in Glasgow, KY, he was a son of Orval Turner Bartley and Donnita Spear Bartley, Summer Shade, who survives.  Doug was a heavy equipment operator and a farmer. He was a…

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DAVID LEE WHITE

SUMMER SHADE – David Lee White, age 74, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021, at T J Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY. Born December 20, 1946, in Glasgow, he was a son of the late Ernest [Slick] and Geneva White. He was the husband of Kathy Woodrum White for 52 years, who survives. He was…

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Metcalfe schools make the best of it

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   It is a brave new year, and even with lingering Covid concerns, the Metcalfe County school system welcomed back more in-person students on January 4.   Since the beginning of the school year, Metcalfe County has been at the forefront when it comes to education.   “We…

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