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Matthews announces his retirement after 33 years with Barren County Schools

By Allyson Dix, Barren County Progress Managing Editor For 33 years, Superintendent Bo Matthews has served in various roles in the Barren County Schools. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Matthews announced his upcoming retirement at the regular school board meeting. He has served as the Barren County Superintendent for the last 13 years. His retirement will…

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South Green Elementary unveils new school

By Allyson Dix   An open house was held on Sunday, Feb. 4, for the unveiling of the new construction at South Green Elementary where many gathered including former and current staff of the school and parents with students enrolled there. Following a short presentation with comments, everyone was welcome to explore the new portion…

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Defense attorney questions ‘smoking gun’ of Logsdon murder case

By Allyson Dix, Barren County Progress Managing Editor Defense presents machine report discrepancies in Logsdon murder case ahead of adversarial bond hearing. On Monday, February 5, John Olash, defense attorney for Leighanne Bennett, presented documents he received on Friday indicating the timestamps on Michael Logsdon’s BiPAP machine at the time of his death were not the…

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1 dead, 1 juvenile in stable condition after Glasgow shooting

  By Allyson Dix One man is dead and a female juvenile is injured after a shooting occurred this morning at Dellwood Apartments in Glasgow. According to the Glasgow Police Department, they received a call of a shooting in progress at the apartment complex on South Green Street at 9:50 a.m. When officers arrived, they…

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BSC Super Fans!

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A couple from England journeyed across seas to see Black Stone Cherry when the band made their way home before the holidays and performed at Glasgow’s Historic Plaza Theatre in mid-December. Sam and Tyanne Goodmans traveled around 4,500 miles from Wales, England to rock out to both sold-out…

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The Christmas Mouse

By Allyson Dix and Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In 1972, Noma Page and her soon to be two-year-old daughter, Angela, were attending the Glasgow Christmas Parade when young Angela saw something she just had to have: a giant mouse on the Watson’s Store float. “She had a fit over that mouse,” James…

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Christmas Parade 2023

  Special to the Herald-News Photos by PJ Martin and Allyson Dix   For the second year, the Edmonton Christmas Parade was held after dark which only made the multi colored twinkling lights more beautiful. The theme was Festive Flicks a Parade of Beloved Christmas Shows & Movies. See if you can guess which Christmas…

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Unraveling of FEMA

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Knowledge of a federal investigation surrounding the Metcalfe County’s FEMA problems dating back to 2018 has surfaced all while a tenured employee was terminated and two subsequent resignations from the EM assistant deputies, and a road supervisor who resigned and then retracted his resignation in recent weeks. Emory…

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Vascular Surgeon expands to Glasgow

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A Somerset-based vascular surgeon announced this month that Southern Kentucky Vascular is expanding its care services to Glasgow. Dr. Don Brown, an award-winning physician is excited for the opportunity to bring new vascular services to a new regional clinic. “Our practice’s mission is to provide patients in Southern…

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