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Hart County Primary Election Results

The 2018 Primary Elections came to a close on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 p.m. as results came pouring in from the Hart County precincts. In unique fashion ballots in Hart County were comprised solely of candidates in the Democratic party. More coverage of the Primaries, along with information regarding the General Election on November…

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Barren County voters finalize fall ballot

Staff Report Barren County voters headed to the polls Tuesday to select their party’s candidates for the November General Election.  Voter turnout in Barren County was 20.65-percent of the county’s 31,270 registered voters.  The total number of ballots cast was 6,458. With the Primary Election finished, the ballot for the fall election is complete with…

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Unofficial Metcalfe County Election Results

Voter turnout was slightly under 42 percent. For more detailed election results pick up a copy of next week’s Edmonton Herald-News. Judge/Executive Republican      Harold Stilts – 989,  Scotty Mosby – 576 County Attorney Republican      Barry D. Gilley – 914,  Sharon Bowles Howard – 663 Sheriff Democratic      Dalton Bragg – 778, Allen Huffman – 761 Republican…

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Edmonson County’s Unofficial Winners in Local Races

                            The unofficial results for Edmonson County local races are as follows: Sheriff Race – Republican; Shane Doyle. Sheriff Race – Democrat; Charles Pendleton. Magistrate District One – Republican; Bennie Buck Simmons Constable District Two – Republican; Travis Madison Magistrate District Two –…

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Monroe County election results: Page is CJE, Ford sheriff for another term

It was a good turnout with several very competitive races. For the complete write-up, including official totals, reactions and precinct vote counts, pick up next week’s Monroe County Citizen. Meanwhile, here are the unofficial totals for the Monroe County Republican primary: Circuit Court Clerk: Kimberly Hagan, 3374; Branden Jon Vetter, 994 Coroner: Maxey Gentry, 2336;…

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Escapee captured by Constable Skees

Aided by Brownsville Police Department and caring neighbor By Jeff Jobe It wasn’t a typical Monday afternoon for Edmonson County Constable Tim Skees but he says he’s glad he was able to assist in capturing an escapee. At approximately 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 21, Constable Skees was working on his personal vehicle attaching campaign signs…

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Logsdon says Sheriff Doyle retaliated against his staff

“Liars and criminals are under the protection by the Edmonson County Sheriff” – Attorney Crystal Thompson By Jeff Jobe The day after the May 16, 2018 issue of the Edmonson News in which a story about civil rights violations against juveniles was published, an associate attorney with the local law firm Logsdon and Associates, Crystal…

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LOWE & LYLES: Heroes save schoolmate’s life

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. Two Barren County High School students were recognized Tuesday morning for their heroic acts that saved the life of a classmate. Junior Alex Lowe and Sophomore Wyatt Lyles were lauded by the school officials, government officials, and more than 1,300 cheering classmates. The students were returning to…

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A “Doyle Brothers” Cover-up?

Entire news story with conflicting statements removed, and headlines changed By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com In the May 24, 2017 issue of the Edmonson News it was reported that not until the former Edmonson County Sheriff’s Deputy Amanda Coniglio brought it to his attention Judge Executive Wil Cannon had no knowledge that the current Edmonson County Animal Control Officer…

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