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Etoile Fair 2021

Special to the Barren County Progress Photos by Jennifer Moonsong   The almost 80-year-old tradition of the Etoile Fair continued on August 28, as the young and young at heart gathered for traditional games and fun, including tractor and stick horse races.  

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Edmonson County Fiscal Court Meeting August 23, 2021

Lynzie Embry-Jones  Editor  Edmonson News  Monday, August 23, the Edmonson County Fiscal Court held a public hearing to gather the community’s thoughts on setting the 2021 tax rates. Property tax rates for Edmonson County in 2020 were set at 13.9%. This year, the compensating rate set by the state is 13.4%. The Fiscal Court decided to…

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Kentucky Rural Water Association Announces New Executive Director

BOWLING GREEN, KY – The Board of Directors of the Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA) is pleased to announce the selection of Scott Young as the association’s next executive director. Young will replace Gary Larimore, who is retiring after leading KRWA for 42 years since its inception. The decision follows an extensive nationwide search process. Young…

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Glasgow stand-off ends without incident

Story by Jennifer Moonsong Photos provided by JR Jessie   Wednesday afternoon Glasgow Police officers responded to a call on Humble Avenue because a man had a gun pointed at a child. According to a press release from the Glasgow Police Department, Sgt. Houchens arrived on the scene and located the subject identified as Cannon…

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Update: GEPB and TVA agree to new flat rate

Billing system known as “Infotricity” is planned to be discontinued soon By Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Reporter ** Recent update 4/30/21: New flat rate structure for residential, and small commercial will be in effect June 1st.   On April 27, the Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) met in session via teleconference.  Their rate team has worked…

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Gov. Beshear: State Office Buildings Closed Tuesday Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

Employees able to telecommute, essential employees designated for mandatory operations should continue to report to work as directed by agency management FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2021) – This morning, Gov. Andy Beshear said state office buildings are closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, due to icy and dangerous road conditions. Employees able to telecommute and essential employees designated for…

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GEPB: Action against TVA ended

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division Jobe Publishing In a special called zoom meeting of the Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) Friday Feb. 12, 2021, the board discussed asking attorneys Frost, Brown &Todd to withdraw the legal action by GEPB against TVA. Board chairman DT Froedge said, “We will submit it and we will be done immediately.”…

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Ray to retire from GEPB with $250,000 severance package

By Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing Inc. The Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) met in special session via Zoom on Thursday, February 11 to discuss mediation efforts. Board members present during the meeting included DT Froedge, Marlin Witcher, Glenn Pritchard, and Libby Short. Attorneys were also present, including Chris Davenport on behalf of William “Billy”…

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Med Center Health Vaccine Clinic Weather Advisory

 The Med Center Health Vaccine Clinic for those individuals receiving a second dose of Moderna vaccine will be open on Thursday, February 11 from 9:30a to 4p PROVIDED the inclement weather has passed and the roads are safe to travel. Please watch the Med Center Health website and Med Center Health social media for any…

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