Area Breaking News

A Closer Look as LSC’s Closing Announcement Continues to Stun Glasgow

LSC/RR Donnelly and Sons The Big Green Machine lives on in us A Jobe Exclusive “Since the announcement of the termination of LSC’s merger agreement with Quad/Graphics in July 2019, LSC will have closed a total of eight facilities…reduced its workforce by approximately 2,500 employees.” This was part of the statement from Thomas Quinlan, CEO…

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Tompkinsville man stabbed to death, girlfriend charged with murder

A Jobe Publishing Regional Story In the wee hours of the morning, January the 9th, Tompkinsville police responded to a 911 call at a residence on Carmen Street in Tompkinsville. When Officer Ricky Shirley arrive, he found 64-year-old Monroe County man, Murrel Pruitt laying on the living room floor. It was apparent that Pruitt has…

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Another EPB Stand-Off

Taylor and Froedge clash on “transparency” and “attorney-client privilege” Staff report GLASGOW, Ky. – Tuesday night’s Glasgow Electric Plant Board meeting was another agenda that just didn’t go as planned.  Board chairman John “Tag” Taylor was upset that board member DT Froedge shared an attorney communication in response to an open record request.  Froedge said…

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East KY Power plans line expansions

GEPB concerns addressed Jeff Jobe Jobe Publishing, Inc. We have some great news for all of Barren County.  The East Kentucky Power Company has plans for power line expansion in year 2020-21.  The exact type of lines Glasgow Electric Plant Board Chairman Tag Taylor and Superintendent Billy Ray have detailed as being needed to assure…

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Conflict of interest?

Police body cam footage unravels potential conflict of interest for GEPB   Allyson Dix Barren County Progress Government/Community News “We’ve had a vehicle vs. pedestrian—no fatality…It is, uh, Billy Ray from the Electric Plant Board,” a Glasgow Police Officer is heard saying on the body cam footage moments after Ray’s accident in July. This past…

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