CHARLES LANE JONES

EDMONTON – Charles Lane Jones, age 87, passed from this life February 15, 2019, after a brief illness. He was known to his family as “Pa J”. He was from the Node Community of Metcalfe County. At a young age, he entered the United States Army serving during the Korean War and served as Tank…

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Troy Allen Lee 1970 – 2019

Troy Allen Lee, age 48 of Chalybeate, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at his residence.. The Louisville, KY native was born on March 23, 1970 to the late David P. Lee and Frances Wells Lee. Troy was of the Baptist faith. He leaves to honor his memory– one daughter, Ashley Lee…

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Staying Strong for Steven

Townsfolk packed in the high school gymnasium on Feb. 9 to be part of a great cause, for one of their own.  Staying Strong for Steven was a huge success. It took a combined effort by many locals, with the end result being a fellowship of love for the Lindsey’s.    Earlier this year, Steven was…

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Oak Ridge Senior Night

  Oak Ridge Christian Academy held their senior night on Feb. 9.  The varsity girls and boys teams competed against Northside at home.  Both squads came off with wins; Lady Warriors 43 to Northside 34 and Warriors 70 to Northside 48.  It was a packed house full of supporters ready to cheer on their Warriors…

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Spelling Bee winners

Edmonson County’s yearly district spelling bee was held on Feb. 5.  Brody Johnson was the eighth-grade winner and also awarded first place.  He will be competing at the state spelling bee in Louisville on March 16.  He received a trophy, $50 cash prize, and $100 to pay for expenses to the state competition.  Seventh-grader Preslee Hyman was the seventh-grade…

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District Tourney time

It is almost that time of year for some basketball.  District Tournament to be exact.  Edmonson County High School will be hosting District Tourney this year.  Athletic Director, Kyle Pierce had this to say, “We’re really looking forward to hosting the girls & boys district tournament. There is a lot of work and planning that goes…

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DECA Regionals

DECA stands for Defense and Economic Cooperation Agreement.  DECA membership is available to students with career interests in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, and management in grades nine through twelve. The organization’s mission statement is DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.  Edmonson…

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Gaunce has done it again; makes a stand based on bias

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com News media bias is real. It not only reduces the quality of journalism, but most of all it fosters distrust among readers. This is bad for every aspect of our democracy. It’s easy to be trusted when you have readers watching the city council meeting on the local cable television because…

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Metcalfe County Middle School players named All-Stars

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Two MCMS  Hornet Basketball players have been given the prestigious honor of being deemed All-Stars. Charles Thomas Branstetter and Hudson Jessie were nominated to be on the Southern Kentucky Middle School Basketball All-Star 7th Grade team. Coaches throughout Southern Kentucky nominated 7th and 8th…

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