Guest Commentary

Be Careful What You Say

By PJ Martin, Jobe Publishing, Inc. – It used to be that anyone on a ballfield, playground, or at a public event could make an innocent comment and nothing was thought about it. Today, it seems the world is hypersensitive about every word spoken, written, or recorded. Phrases are picked apart, studied, and interpreted to…

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Community alive at the fair

Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional – For anyone who thinks there is no longer a sense of community in the world, they clearly didn’t go to the Metcalfe County fair this year. A few short years ago, the fair went through a difficult time and attendance fell rapidly. But like any small town institution, it…

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Warren RECC celebrating 80 years of electric service to Southern Kentucky

Over 50 years after Thomas Edison perfected the light bulb, rural families were able to reap the benefits of electricity. In 1938 Warren RECC was established by the REA, Rural Electrification Administration, an agency created by Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration. It took years to convince some farmers that electric was the way of the future.…

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Remembering Decoration Day

By Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional Features — More than anything these days Memorial Day is seen as a gateway to summer fun. However, I am sure a few of you in the readership still remember when we called it Decoration Day. I well remember many a Decoration Day spent riding in the back seat…

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It is your right

By PJ Martin, Jobe Publishing, Inc. – With the primary election out of the way everyone can breathe a sigh of relief. Metcalfe County saw a huge number of candidates and things were pretty hectic around here. In this job, you hear a lot of complaints about the county and how it is being run.…

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