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Lady Hornets Finish Regular Season with Pair of Wins

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Lady Hornets played the final three games of their regular season this past week, hosting Glasgow (6-23) on Monday, traveling to Greenwood (14-16) on Tuesday, and finishing the season Thursday at home against Caverna (3-25). Metcalfe played a back-and-forth game against the Lady Scotties to start off…

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Caffee new Chairman

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in a special called meeting last Monday night to select a new chairman. Former Chairman Joey Shive had filled the District 2 position for 13 years when he decided to tender his resignation in early February. Vice Chair Robin McMurtrey oversaw…

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Stage Update

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   A reception was held at the Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce office on Monday, February 19th. The many donors and board members were on hand to listen as committee chairman Ron Underwood presented an update on the stage project. For anyone who isn’t aware, the Metcalfe County Community Stage…

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Hornets Wrap Up Regular Season

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Hornets began last week hosting the Glasgow Scotties (8-16). Behind big performances from Cade Button (25 points) and Hudson Jessie (25 points and 11 rebounds), the Hornets picked up their 10th win of the season. Kruz Tucker also scored in double digits for the Hornets with 11…

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No Bars

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County fiscal court met in regular session last Thursday with everyone in attendance. After the minutes from the February 8th meeting were approved, Metcalfe County Clerk Shannon Fields addressed the court and presented her 2023 office settlement check of $74,143.03 back to fiscal court. Fields noted…

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Middle School Volleyball Faces Road Week

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   Metcalfe County Middle School Volleyball competed in two road matches this past week, traveling to Cumberland County Tuesday night and Barren County Thursday night. The sixth-grade squad swept the Lady Panthers Tuesday, 21-14 and 21-16. The seventh grade and eighth grade would not be able to follow suit.…

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Brenda Joan Garmon

GLASGOW – Brenda Joan Garmon, 74, passed away Sunday, February 25, 2024, at NHC Healthcare Center. A native of Barren County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Myrtle Likens Marshall. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the East Main Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Garmon…

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Hazel Bewley Wilson

SHEPHERDSVILLE – Hazel Bewley Wilson, age 79, departed this life on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at University of Louisville Hospital.  The Edmonson County native was born on June 25, 1944, to the late Wilbert “Bill” and Millie Gipson Bewley.  She was married to her devoted, loving husband of fifty-five years, Tommy Wilson, who survives. Hazel…

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Christine Bruton

CAVE CITY – Christine Bruton, 90, passed away Monday, February 26, 2024, at Signature Healthcare of Glasgow. She was born October 18, 1933, in Barren County, Kentucky to the late Jerry Christmas Bruton and Jenny Bunch Bruton. Christine was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her two children, Sharon Holley (Jimmy)…

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Walter Wesley Jones

SUMMER SHADE – Walter Wesley Jones, age 77, passed away at his residence in Summer Shade, KY on February 23, 2024. Born in Alabama on May 30, 1946, he was the son of the late Ross C. and Louise Gore Jones. He was married for 55 years to the late Phyllis Jones. Walter was a…

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