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POLICE ASKING FOR HELP LOCATING MISSING AREA TEEN

City of Edmonton Police Department Metcalfe County Emergency Management The City of Edmonton Police Department and the Metcalfe County Emergency Management are asking for the publics assistance. They are looking for Amber Shirley, a white female, around 5’4” tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds, with dark brown hair and eyes. She has not been seen since…

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Hepatitis A outbreak in south-central Kentucky

The Barren River District Health Department (BRDHD) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) are recommending that residents of Warren County over the age of one year get vaccinated against hepatitis A, due to an ongoing outbreak. The current hepatitis A outbreak is occurring primarily within specific at-risk populations, including people who use illicit…

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Butler County unofficial election results

State Representative 17th District: Michael J. “ Mike” Wilson     433     14.68% Steve Sheldon                        1,167     39.56% David M. Graham                    324     10.98% Joey Franzell                        1,026     34.78% County Judge/ Executive: Richie Bratcher                       287       9.34% Tim Flener                               999      32.51% Bruce White                             829      26.98% Jeff…

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Three Horse Cave Residents Arrested on Multiple Counts of Criminal Mischief

Special to the News-Herald Horse Cave, KY (May 22, 2017)- Eleven vehicles, including a KSP patrol car, were vandalized in the Horse Cave community between Friday May 18th and Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Many home owners awoke to find that glass in their vehicles had been broken on Saturday morning.  Troopers’ Jonathan McChesney and Ronnie Reynolds…

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Hart County Primary Election Results

The 2018 Primary Elections came to a close on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 p.m. as results came pouring in from the Hart County precincts. In unique fashion ballots in Hart County were comprised solely of candidates in the Democratic party. More coverage of the Primaries, along with information regarding the General Election on November…

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Barren County voters finalize fall ballot

Staff Report Barren County voters headed to the polls Tuesday to select their party’s candidates for the November General Election.  Voter turnout in Barren County was 20.65-percent of the county’s 31,270 registered voters.  The total number of ballots cast was 6,458. With the Primary Election finished, the ballot for the fall election is complete with…

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Unofficial Metcalfe County Election Results

Voter turnout was slightly under 42 percent. For more detailed election results pick up a copy of next week’s Edmonton Herald-News. Judge/Executive Republican      Harold Stilts – 989,  Scotty Mosby – 576 County Attorney Republican      Barry D. Gilley – 914,  Sharon Bowles Howard – 663 Sheriff Democratic      Dalton Bragg – 778, Allen Huffman – 761 Republican…

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Edmonson County’s Unofficial Winners in Local Races

                            The unofficial results for Edmonson County local races are as follows: Sheriff Race – Republican; Shane Doyle. Sheriff Race – Democrat; Charles Pendleton. Magistrate District One – Republican; Bennie Buck Simmons Constable District Two – Republican; Travis Madison Magistrate District Two –…

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Monroe County election results: Page is CJE, Ford sheriff for another term

It was a good turnout with several very competitive races. For the complete write-up, including official totals, reactions and precinct vote counts, pick up next week’s Monroe County Citizen. Meanwhile, here are the unofficial totals for the Monroe County Republican primary: Circuit Court Clerk: Kimberly Hagan, 3374; Branden Jon Vetter, 994 Coroner: Maxey Gentry, 2336;…

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Escapee captured by Constable Skees

Aided by Brownsville Police Department and caring neighbor By Jeff Jobe It wasn’t a typical Monday afternoon for Edmonson County Constable Tim Skees but he says he’s glad he was able to assist in capturing an escapee. At approximately 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 21, Constable Skees was working on his personal vehicle attaching campaign signs…

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