Area Breaking News

8-hour standoff in Edmonson County ends in arrest

The Kentucky State Police, Post 3 Bowling Green, responded to the 7000 block of Black Gold Road in Edmonson County, shortly after 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, in search of Christopher Spencer, 40, of that address. Spencer had multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest, and upon Troopers’ arrival, they found an unoccupied vehicle in the…

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Barren County Candidate Filings

Barren County voters now know who will be on the ballot for both the Democratic and Republican Primary Elections in May.  The following individuals have filed to run for elected office in Barren County by the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, January 30. Barren County Judge / Executive Micheal Hale (D), Incumbent Gary R. Tilghman…

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Hemp’s uncertain future

By Jennifer Moonsong Jobe Publishing Regional Features As 2018 begins it appears that hemp has a bright future in south central Kentucky, but it has not been an overnight success. Since hemp was reintroduced as a production crop in 2013, the topic has been shrouded in controversy and confusion. Only now, is it beginning to…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Moms, wives become warriors

By Anne Pyburn Craig Jobe Publishing, Inc. Growing up, Kristin Wilcox of Morgantown had a dream of what life could be. “I was going to become a doctor,” she says. “And have a whole houseful of kids, grow our own food, be self-sufficient.” She got her undergraduate pre-med studies done, and then had her daughter…

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LEGENDARY LOCALS: Wes Strader, 1938-2018

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. When Charles Wesley Strader graduated from Hiseville High School in 1955, the school yearbook included a prophecy for 10 years down the road: that he would have finished college, become a coach at Western, and would become as widely known as Coach E.A. Diddle. In reality, Strader…

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Sinking Shots, Shattering Records

Jobby Howard leads Colonels with 65 points to OT Staff Report When the Colonels traveled to Adair County on the night of January 8, they knew they would be faced with challenges, namely Zion Harmon, an oustanding athelete ranked first in his class in the nation. What the Colonels didn’t know is that they would…

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LYNX LABELING: Glasgow plant to expand

$590,000 investment will bring 10 new jobs FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Lynx Labeling Inc., which develops and sells custom labeling machinery and software primarily to the meat and poultry industries, will build a $500,000 facility and create 10 jobs in Glasgow, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “Lynx Labeling’s decision to build a new…

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JAMIE HOUCHEN: The Peaceful Warrior

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. On September 16, 2016, Jamie Houchen came to a conclusion: her life wasn’t worth living. However, she awakened the following morning and decided to change her life. “I thought ‘I have to love myself.’ That meant I had to stop killing myself with food,” Jamie recalls. At…

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Raiders start win streak

  By Rowdy Raider News-Herald Contributor The Raiders got their first win in the Collegiate Tournament as they turned back Portland Christian, 89-68. Trevor Blair got the Raiders going in the first quarter as he scored 10 of his 12 points.  Trevor nailed two 3 balls in the quarter.  Braydon Bell was just getting started…

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DeCesare will not seek re-election in 2018

December 29, 2017 – State Representative Jim DeCesare announced today he will not seek an eighth term in the Kentucky House of Representatives. “Serving the people of Butler and Warren Counties has been a great honor. However, it is time for me to focus on other opportunities”, said DeCesare. “I would like to thank my…

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