RUSSELL BRYANT ESTES

Russell Bryant Estes was born in Metcalfe County to the late Ralph Estes and Ova Lee Keltner Estes on April 21, 1938, and died February 19, 2019, at his home. Russell graduated in the last class to attend Edmonton High School in 1956. He continued his education, attending Western Kentucky University where he graduated with…

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Ethel Cooke 1920 – 2019

Ethel Cooke    1920 – 2019 Ethel Cooke, age 98 of Brownsville, KY, departed this life on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Brownsville. The Edmonson County native was born on May 3, 1920 to the late Fred Thomas and Lula Myrtle Tunks Webb. She was married to Elmer Cooke, who preceded her in death. Ms. Ethel…

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DWIGHT EISENHOWER “IKE” ROBBINS 1961-2019

DWIGHT EISENHOWER “IKE” ROBBINS   1961-2019 Dwight Eisenhower “Ike” Robbins, age 58 of Owensboro, KY died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. He was born in Hardinsburg, KY on May 19, 1960, the son of the late Edgar Earl and Hilda Mae Frank Robbins. Ike was a boat captain and member of…

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Gov. Bevin Joins 17-State Coalition in Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeking to Protect Integrity of 2020 U.S. Census

Brief opposes federal judge’s overreach on citizenship question FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 8, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin has joined a coalition of 17 states in a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief supporting the Trump administration’s ability to restore a question about citizenship to 2020 U.S. Census forms that will be disseminated to all American households next year.…

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Letter to the Editor: Glasgow Electric Plant Board

Dear Editor, Hyperbole is getting the citizens of Glasgow nowhere; rather it is separating us.  I’ve been referred to as  a “member of that hate group” and perhaps rather a zealot.   A Glasgow City Councilman in January, 2019 publicly stated that my electric bill showed savings under the Coincident Peak Billing rate:  how did the…

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Terry Ray Massey 1948 – 2019

Terry Ray Massey 1948 – 2019 Terry Ray Massey, age 70, of Wingfield, departed this life on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Bowling Green. The Edmonson County native was born on July 17, 1948 to the late Porter J. and Willodean Potter Massey. He was married to his best friend and help mate, Kathy Massey,…

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C&C Industrial Plans $3.83 Million Expansion in Mt. Sterling

Company to relocate to new facility to accommodate recent growth FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – C&C Industrial LLC, an industrial maintenance and commercial services company based in Mt. Sterling, will construct a new facility in Woodland Industrial Park with a $3.83 million investment expected to create 15 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “C&C…

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Elmer Dale Huffman 1925 – 2019

Elmer Dale Huffman 1925 – 2019 Elmer Dale Huffman, age 93, of Bee Spring, KY departed this life on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Bowling Green. The Edmonson County native was born on April 19, 1925 to the late Thomas and Anise Huffman. He was married to Helen Huffman, who survives. Mr. Huffman was a…

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Meyer Tool to Create 100 Jobs for Kentuckians with New Boone County Facility

STATEWIDE NEWS Aerospace industry supplier plans $15.9 million investment near Erlanger FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – High-tech manufacturer Meyer Tool Inc. plans to locate a new facility in Boone County, a move that entails a $15.9-million investment and the expected creation of 100 jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “We are excited to see Kentucky’s…

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JIMMY RAY PHELPS

EDMONTON – Jimmy Ray Phelps, age 59, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was the son of the late Millard and Lonia Garrett Phelps. Jimmy was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Diane Turner Phelps of Edmonton; one daughter,…

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