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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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MISSING JUVENILE

The Metcalfe County Sheriff Office and the Metcalfe County Emergency Management is needing your help in locating a missing Juvenile. They are looking to locate the following individual: Name: Isaiah Anthony Lane Wilson Age: 13 Height: 5’8” Weight: 145 lbs. Eyes: Blue Hair Color: Blonde Hair Length: Shoulder Length Mr. Wilson was last seen at…

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Celebrating 150th with gesture of cooperation

Gov. Matt Bevin honors Kentucky journalists by attending the Kentucky Press Associations’ 150th anniversary celebration. Staff Report It was publisher Jay Nolan, the 2019 KPA President and publisher Jeff Jobe, the 2020 KPA President-Elect who chose to issue invitations to Senator Robert Stivers and Governor Matt Bevin. Jobe and Nolan each own community newspapers in…

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MISSING PERSON

  Kentucky State Police Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Edmonton, Ky. (January 21, 2019) – Kentucky State Police are asking for the publics assistance in attempting to locate 15 -year-old Amber Shirley, of Edmonton, KY.  Amber is a 5’ 02 ” 195 pound, white female with brown hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen…

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Glasgow Mayor Armstrong: Fix our Current Parks First

Glasgow Mayor Armstrong: Fix our Current Parks First A recent vote in Glasgow City Council could have some heavy implications for Glasgow's tax payers for the next 2 DECADES.We took in Glasgow Mayor Armstrong's reaction to the councils vote of 7-5 passing the first reading of a city ordinace that would authorize the mayor to…

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2018 Farm bill passed

Kentucky’s electric cooperatives applaud passage of 2018 Farm Bill  Co-ops thank legislators advocating for Kentucky’s rural communities Louisville, Ky. (December 20, 2018) – Kentucky’s electric cooperatives applaud today’s signing of the 2018 Farm Bill by President Donald Trump which will advance the interests of rural America. Kentucky’s 26 electric cooperatives serve 1.5 million Kentuckians in 117…

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