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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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Unofficial Metcalfe County Results

US Senator 1st Congressional District D – Charles Booker    564 R – Rand Paul           1,298   State Representative 21st Representative District R – Amy Neighbors    669   Sheriff R – Lonnie Hodges     736   Coroner D – Lee Ann Caffee Jones     763   County Clerk D – Shannon Fields    866   District 1 Constable R…

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Court approves to sell horses in advertised sealed bids

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing The Barren County Fiscal Court approved a motion that would move towards selling the nine horses at the Barren River Lake state park after spending nearly $45,000 on them. Magistrates voted unanimously in favor of selling the county-owned equines with Judge/Executive Micheal Hale as the sole dissenting vote in a…

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“You want this?” Prostitution arrest made in Glasgow

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   The Summer Spa Massage Parlor of Glasgow has been shut down following an investigation by the Glasgow Police Department (GPD). The GPD received complaints and tips related to illegal human trafficking, promoting prostitution, providing sexual services for compensation, and operating without a license. The investigation was conducted…

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MCFC – Excess fees given to the county

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Metcalfe and Barren   On March 8 the Metcalfe County fiscal court met for a regularly scheduled meeting. Sheriff Lonnie Hodges and Office Manager Lynn Lunz were present to present the MCSO settlement. Lunz stated that the only small budget amendments made were due to rising fuel prices. Sheriff Hodges presented…

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Businesses sold vape products to underage juveniles

Submitted by Hart County Sheriff’s Department Drug paraphernalia found at both locations On February 17, 2022, search warrants were executed at the Sunoco Station and the Marathon Station in Munfordville. The Search Warrants were obtained following an investigation that was conducted on February 16, 2022. An underage juvenile purchased the product known as “Delta 10”…

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