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Attempted Bank Robbery

The Kentucky State Police are requesting the public’s help identifying the person in this photo. Monday afternoon, this person entered the Edmonton State Bank in the Center community of Metcalfe County demanding money from the bank staff. The person was last seen operating the white motorcycle and wearing the clothing that’s pictured.   Anyone with any…

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Body of Missing Man Found

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   The search for a missing Hart County man has ended. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on April 19, the Hart County Rescue Squad discovered the body of a white male in the Green River near Thomas Bend Road. It was suspected to be 32-year-old James Jewell of Canmer…

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Canmer man reported missing

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   A police report has been filed for a Canmer man whose family said he has been missing since last week. James Jewell, age 32, was last seen by his family and friends on Tuesday, April 11. A police report was filed with the Hart County Sheriff’s Office…

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Local school facing backlash after man with knife tries to enter

Allyson Dix Parents are livid and asking why one local school district failed to notify them after a man attempted to enter the backdoor of an elementary school who was carrying a knife. On Monday morning, according to Cave City Police Department (CCPD), Caverna Elementary School Resource Officer, Josh Neal, received notice from school personnel…

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Horses go Home

County transfers ownership and legal appeals are over Jeff Jobe Community Publisher Barren County Progress/JPI In what readers of the Barren County Progress know is the right decision, Barren County Fiscal Court has voted unanimously to transfer ownership of all nine horses back to the former owner, Brittany Turner. In an agreement offered and refused…

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Heidi has Lady Hornets Buzzing

T.J. Morgan, Jobe Publishing, Inc. The Lady Hornets made a trip to Bowling Green late Monday night for the first round of the 4th region tournament. Diddle has become familiar territory for the Lady Hornets program, as they have now made the trip eight consecutive seasons. The three-peat 16th district champion Lady Hornets played the nightcap against…

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Metcalfe Advances

T.J. Morgan, Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Just 24 short hours after the Cumberland County Panthers and Lady Panthers defeated the Russell County Lakers and Lady Lakers they faced the tall task of matching up against the hosting and number one seed Hornets and Lady Hornets. Cumberland never trailed Sunday night against Russell County, winning both…

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The Young Men Behind the Uniforms

T.J. Morgan, Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Metcalfe County Hornets have been led on the basketball court this season by the dynamic duo of seniors Jax Allen and Wyatt Blythe. These two young men sat down for a Q&A to discuss basketball, life, and their future plans after high school.   Jax, Wyatt, both of…

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Verbal dispute leads to deadly shooting

Allyson Dix, Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A Glasgow man was arrested for murder after a verbal dispute on Friday night. Police allege James E. Campbell, 46, shot and killed Roger L. Noland after a verbal dispute sometime before 6:50 p.m. at 1414 North Race Street, according to Glasgow Police Department. When police arrived, Campbell told…

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