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Kobelco Aluminum Plant Begins Full Operations

Expansion already underway for recently established facility FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today congratulated automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. for reaching full capacity at its new facility in Bowling Green, while undergoing a $42 million, 90-job expansion that will push total employment at the facility to 220 and…

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Metcalfe County Sheriff Debate LIVE COVERAGE Oct 10th

Metcalfe County Sheriff DEBATETUNE IN!! RIGHT HERE on The Edmonton Herald-News Facebook page Oct 10th- Jobe Publishing will have Exclusive Facebook LIVE coverage of the Metcalfe County Sheriff DEBATE. Coverage begins at 5pm and Debate begins at 6pm Posted by Edmonton Herald-News on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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Raiders Over Colonels

By ROWDY RAIDER The first game of the season was not pretty, but getting the first win is important especially when you replaced 13 seniors. The Raiders got the running clock going with 10:43 left in the 3rd quarter to get the win, 44-12. The Raiders jumped on the Colonels on the first play from…

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Missing Savoyard teen

The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating missing teen Eli Smith. Eli is a white male, 15 years old, weighing approximately 110 pounds, and is 5 foot 6 inches. He was last seen at this residence in Savoyard, KY on Saturday, June 8th at 11 p.m. He was last seen…

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AG declines EPB

Attorney General Andy Beshear … we respectfully decline to take the actions requested by the Board and Mr. Taylor, and are returning your correspondence.”   Staff Report According to documents obtained by the Barren County Progress, the Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear acknowledged receiving the Glasgow Electric Plant Board correspondence dated March 29, 2019. The…

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GEPB board member Biggers submits resignation

The Barren County Progress has confirmed that Glasgow Mayor Harold MD Armstrong has received the formal resignation from Glasgow Electric Plant Board member Mark Biggers.  The resignation was in the form of a letter printed below.   Armstrong said he had just notified council members and will begin immediately to fill the position.  He said, “there…

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EPB private emails and higher rates

Superintendent Ray uses private email to communicate with select board members and board attorney By Jeff Jobe BCP/Jobe Publishing The Barren County Progress will be clarifying a recent request for open record documents to Glasgow Electric Plant Board Superintendent William Ray, former board chairman Jeff Harned, and board attorney Jeff Herbert. On February 28, 2019,…

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GEPB – Supt. Ray survives another attempt to terminate

Opposing legal council not permitted into facility, uniformed police officers stood guard Staff Report Government Community News Glasgow Electric Plant Board board members Tag Taylor and Jeff Harned put up a compelling argument for keeping Superintendent Billy Ray and legal counsel Jeff Herbert; at least in the short-term. On Tuesday, February 19, the special called…

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Gov. Bevin Appoints Gail Russell as PPC Secretary, David Dickerson as Labor Secretary

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 19, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of two top Administration officials to permanent leadership posts — Gail Russell as Secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet (PPC), and David Dickerson as Secretary of the Labor Cabinet. Both Russell and Dickerson have served their respective cabinets as Acting Secretaries over the past…

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