1st Lt. Honored at State Capitol

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin and Mrs. Pauline Conner today unveiled a new Medal of Honor plaque at the Kentucky State Capitol that includes the name of First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner. First Lieutenant Conner, of Clinton County, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump earlier this…

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Regena Joan Bishop, age 69, of Cave City

  Regena Joan Bishop, age 69, of Cave City, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2018, at her home.  She was a native of Barren County and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Cave City.  She was part owner and operator of Bishop Fine Dining & Caveman Pizza & Subs in Cave City &…

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McNeill VanMeter 1940 – 2018

McNeill VanMeter 1940 – 2018 McNeill VanMeter, age 78, of Bee Spring departed this life on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his residence. The Edmonson County native was born on September 4, 1940 to the late Cubert and Carleen Meredith VanMeter. He was married to his devoted wife and help mate, Helen Hayes VanMeter, who…

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DEBORAH ILENE DURBIN 1948-2018

DEBORAH ILENE DURBIN 1948-2018 Deborah Ilene Durbin, 70, of Sunfish passed away at 3:26 PM Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. Debbie was a native of Charlestown, IN and lived in Jeffersonville, IN until moving to Sunfish in 1979. She was a daughter of the late Freddie Paul Swallows and…

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Baby Steps – Vietnam veterans helping each other

By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager These days retired Marine Corps Sergeant, Stanley Ford of Metcalfe County, takes life one step at a time. Since the age of 35, Ford has struggled with the painful and inescapable retro-active effects of agent orange. When asked about his heroic service in Vietnam in the 1960s, he responds with…

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Election 2018

The air was tense with apprehension in the historic courthouse last week as the results of the general election were read aloud by County Attorney Barry Gilley. One of the most game-changing elections of recent times, the people of Edmonton and Metcalfe County elected a new Mayor and County Judge/Executive, as well as a new…

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A monumental election

By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager Whether or not you are happy with the results, it can’t be denied that the 2018 general election was one of the most monumental elections our county has seen in recent times. The air was heavy and tense in the historic courthouse as the results were read in that room…

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Edmonton City Council – Motion Rescinded

  By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division Council member Cathy Nunn addressed the council, “I just want to make a motion that we rescind the motion that was made to have the fire department pay half of their electric bill.” The motion was approved unanimously with no discussion. A date was scheduled tentatively for…

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More information on this matter will be in this week’s newspaper. Jeremy M. Wheeler is wanted by KSP Post 3 Trooper Michael Murray, for charges of Assault 1stdegree and Burglary 1st degree for the shooting of Steven Mansfield. Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Wheeler is encouraged to contact Kentucky State Police, Post…

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Jim Richardson, 78, of Hiseville

  Jim Richardson 78, a Hiseville, Kentucky native, entered into rest peacefully Sunday morning November 11,  2018 surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife Carol(Louisville), sons Steve(Tammy), Tim(Michele), Michael(Stacey), and Chris(Kelly), brothers Bobby(Wendy), and Jeff, sisters Janice(Ronnie), Carolyn(Dana), Doris and Joyce. Grandchildren Amanda (Amos), Sara, Jennifer, Kim, Cody, Jacob, Alex, Braden, Olivia, Kyler,…

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