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Metcalfe County Election Results

Unofficial Election Results Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Metcalfe County U S SENATOR 1st Congressional District    D – Charles BOOKER 952  R – Rand PAUL 3047  Write In: Charles Lee THOMASON 0 U S REPRESENTATIVE in Congress 1st Congressional District  D – Jimmy C. AUSBROOKS 681  R – James R. COMER 3305 STATE SENATOR 16th…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision in Barren County

Park City, Ky. (October 13, 2022) – On Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 50 mile marker of Interstate 65 southbound. Preliminary investigation indicates that…

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Judge Upholds Government Immunity In Horse Case

Although he writes, “A wrong is a wrong, whether intentionally or negligently committed….” John Alexander Paula L. Ratliff, BSC, MS Criminologist and Author In a much anticipated ruling and a rather quick turnaround, the Honorable John Alexander issued an order in the horse case, sustaining the motions to dismiss which were filed by the six…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Collision in Barren County

Cave City, Ky. (September 21, 2022) – On Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 just after 8:00 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located near the 8100 block of Happy Valley Road (KY 90) in the Cave…

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100 years of greatness – KY Veteran and former BC Superintendent honored

By Paula L. Ratliff, BSC, MS Guest Contributor The cheers and excitement became louder and more prominent as World War II, U.S. Army Veteran, Lee Robertson entered the “Homecoming Celebration” at Louisville International Airport on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 around 10:40 p.m.  His smile was vibrant and his handshake was strong as he greeted the…

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Working Together

Publishing companies coordinate efforts to help fellow neighbors in Eastern Kentucky By Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing “The media has a responsibility. Working together, we can use our outreach abilities to get people the information they need and, more importantly, the help they need.” Those words, spoken by Owner and Publisher Jeff Jobe of Jobe…

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*Update* KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Barren County

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 3 in Bowling Green is continuing the investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred on July 9, 2022, by the  Barren County Sheriff’s Office. KSP Post 3 detectives, with assistance from KSP’s Critical Incident Response Team, have conducted necessary interviews and is releasing findings from the preliminary investigation. The…

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EDMONSON COUNTY JUDGE EXECUTIVE ORDER – OPEN BURN BAN

June 29, 2022  IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that due to excessive dryness and fire hazard conditions, pursuant to Kentucky Statute, I do hereby issue a “NO OUTSIDE BURN ORDER” county-wide, effective immediately, banning all open burning in all areas of Edmonson County.  This order includes the lighting of fireworks and burning of any materials outdoors.…

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Lawsuit – Equine owners file

Allyson Dix, Government Reporter Horse owners Greg Turner, his daughter Brittany Turner, and their family-owned business, BG Stables, filed a lawsuit in the Barren County Circuit Court on Monday, June 13, against an abundance of county and city officials, including Barren County Judge/Executive Micheal Hale and his wife, Shani, and Glasgow City Mayor Harold Armstrong.…

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