Summer traffic recap

Nolin Lake State Park has seen an upswing in visitors this year and a 14 percent increase in the campsite and picnic rentals.  Things are definitely moving in the right direction, proving that families still love to spend time out on the water.    Nolin Lake State Park Manager David Kem gave a brief overview of…

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Gilstrap Pie Supper and Auction

For 43 years now the Gilstrap community has been hosting a gathering for family and friends to come out and enjoy the weather outdoors.  This year’s event took place on Sept. 1.   There was an abundance of interesting and exciting things to take part in that evening.   What was so nice to see is individuals…

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A Diverse Art

An expression is done in many ways, and for each person, they may choose their own varied form.  Some choose it as a hobby while others opt for doing it full time.  Rae Daugherty is one of those talented individuals who has focused her life around art.  Her specialty of choice is anime, which is…

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Rex Chapman Visits

Written by: Scotty Dennis Rex Chapman Visits Caverna High School On Tuesday, September 04, Caverna High School welcomed a former UK basketball elitist and retired NBA player, Rex Chapman. Being native to our home state of Kentucky, born in Bowling Green and raised in Owensboro, Rex is not clueless where Kentucky’s athleticism potentials are. Rex joined…

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Sister Schubert’s to Expand, Add Employment in Horse Cave

Dinner roll producer plans installation of new baking line FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2018) –Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls Inc., a major producer of frozen dinner rolls, has announced a $50 million phase I expansion of its manufacturing operation in Hart County expected to create 72 full-time jobs. “It is a strong endorsement of the workforce in…

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Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 9-15

Here if in need of an ear By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com Prevention is defined as the action of stopping something from happening or arising. The most critical element to prevention is being prepared to take action when necessary to do so. Some communities offer classes to teach methods of communication allowing a sense of involvement…

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Off-Road Tire Retreading Company to Add 75 Jobs in Glasgow

Locally owned business selects a Build-Ready certified site for new facility FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Brad Ragan Recycling Inc., an off-road tire remanufacturing and retreading operation known locally as BR Retreading, selected a Build-Ready site in Glasgow for a new $6.6 million facility expected to create 75 full-time jobs. “BR…

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Fiscal Court 2018-19 Tax Rates Set

PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division – Last week the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court approved the “compensating rate” suggested by the Department of Local Government (DLG). The tax rate for 2018 real property is 9.1 cents per $100 assessed value, a slight increase from last year’s 9.0. The personal property rate continues to remain at…

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Half a century – Reminiscing with KHH

By Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional Features It was 1968, and across the nation teenagers were tuning in, turning on and dropping out. Music was a big part of the cultural revolution that evolved, and it was no different in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. “We were all decked out in our hippie clothes, of course, because…

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ATV, golf cart Ordinance passes

PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division     Joe Plunk, Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 3 was on hand to answer questions from council members concerning state highway statutes for ATVs.           In a special called meeting on Monday, August 27th, the city council held the first reading…

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