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Monroe/Metcalfe Counties

Glasgow graced with music

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Music will fill the air this summer at two free concerts on the square in Glasgow. The first will be presented by the Glasgow Community Band and held Thursday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Guests will be serenaded with marches, patriotic songs, and popular songs at this…

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Mayor encourages communication through town hall gathering

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m., citizens of Glasgow are welcome to join Mayor Harold Armstrong and City Council members in the City Hall council chambers to share what’s on their minds about Glasgow’s needs and accomplishments. This meeting was initially set for the 23rd, but…

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New details in lawsuit for death of Jeremy Marr

Jennifer Moonsong   Regional Editor  Jobe Publishing, Inc.    There has been a new development in the lawsuit filed against the City of Glasgow and three GPD officers, for the April 2020 shootings death of Jeremy Marr.  The GPD has been dismissed from the suit, but the city of Glasgow is named; The officers were dismissed…

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The Barren County Fair – 68 years of excellence

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. Photos provided by the Temple Hill Lions Club and Jennifer Moonsong   Nothing spells S-U-C-C-E-S-S in a southern, agricultural county quite like the continuation and growth of the county fair. This year, thanks to the Temple Hill Lions Club, Barren County the fair will offer festivities for the…

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Town hall Scheduled

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m., citizens of Glasgow are welcome to join Mayor Harold Armstrong and City Council members in the City Hall council chambers to share what’s on their minds about Glasgow’s needs and accomplishments. This meeting was initially set for the 23rd, but…

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Indiana woman arrested in Glasgow

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   An Indiana woman has been arrested by members of the Glasgow Police Department after they discovered the vehicle she was driving was stolen. The 36-year-old, Alice Stier, was charged with theft by unlawful taking of a vehicle, as well as theft by unlawful taking of a firearm.…

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Keeping KY Kids Safe Part I: A bill to protect KY children

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   At the brink of summer, a gruesome school shooting in Uvalde, Texas captured the attention of the world. In the aftermath, there are more questions than answers. The number one question being asked by parents and students alike is: “How did this happen?” The tragedy has many…

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Blunt force trauma cause of death for 19-month-old boy

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On March the 27 of 2021, the Barren County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on North Lucas Road in reference to an unresponsive 19-month-old male. The child was transported to T.J. Samson Community Hospital and was later pronounced deceased. That same day, officers observed suspicious bruising…

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Murder Warrants Served – 19 month old victim

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Barren County Sheriff’s Office served four indictment warrants last Friday; Two for murder, and two for tampering with physical evidence. A grand jury recommended the indictment of the four individuals following a yearlong investigation into the murder of a 19 month old male child from Scottsville,…

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Barren-Metcalfe 911 saga continues

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Once again, the main topic of discussion at the 911 board meeting was whether or not Barren and Metcalfe would continue as one entity or part ways. After much discussion of the pros and cons, no specific resolution was reached.   Beverly Harbison, Director of the Barren…

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