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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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Barren County Primary Election Results

Unofficial Primary Results Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Barren County TOTALS UNITED STATES SENATOR  D – Joshua Wesley BLANTON, SR. 216  D – Charles BOOKER 1330  D – Ruth GAO 128  D – John MERRILL 238  R – Arnold BLANKENSHIP 73  R – Valerie “Dr Val” FREDRICK 108  R – Rand PAUL 3226  R – John…

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Horse sale grinds to a halt

Animal Control Officer admits to submitting fabricated photos and seeking “dirt” on horse owner By Paula L. Ratliff BSC, MS Criminologist and Author A story that began about ‘abandoned and sick horses that were left to die’ has evolved into something more sinister, as new evidence has been uncovered:  Evidence involving multiple players and many…

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2022 Hart County Primary Election Results

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   These primary election results are in for Hart County. 1st District Magistrate The 1st District Magistrate Republican primary race was very close, with only one vote separating the top two vote-getters. The winner was Katherine D. Kenny, who received 100 votes, with Danny Ray Matthews receiving 99…

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