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Monroe/Metcalfe Counties

Community Medical Care celebrates 20 years

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Thanks to the vision of Dr. Bharat Mody and the hard work of many, on January 12th, Community Medical Care of Glasgow celebrated 20 years of helping people in Barren County get much-needed medical care. “My proudest accomplishment is that we have been able to help the citizens…

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Highland wins big, advances to nationals

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing, Inc. Central Division   Highland Elementary placed in the top five of 12 categories in a big academic win, taking home more trophies than any other school in the state of Kentucky.   “We took home more hardware than any other school,” said Amy Morgan. “We are so unbelievably proud of…

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Filing deadline extended

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Last Thursday the House Committee voted to advance House Bill 172, making the filing deadline for all political candidates in Kentucky January 25, rather than January 7.   House Republicans moved to waive the required second and third readings of the bill and passed it out of the…

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Reublican candidate meet and greet

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   The Metcalfe County Young Republicans are hosting a meet and greet for state and local Republican candidates on January 29th at 6 p.m. This event is free to attend and will be held at the Old School Cafe on Stockton Street in Edmonton. Daniel Bragg of the MCYR…

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MCFC: Voting machines, budgets, and FEMA

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   At the first meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court this year, the first order of business was bids for voting machines. One bid has been taken, in the amount of $164,838.90.   Judge/Executive Harold Stilts said, “We will have to do these with Barry Gilley to be…

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Filing deadline extended – Candidate update

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Last Thursday the House Committee voted to advance House Bill 172, making the filing deadline for all political candidates in Kentucky January 25, rather than January 7.   House Republicans moved to waive the required second and third readings of the bill and passed it out of the…

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Arson arrests made

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Two recent fires at the Metcalfe County Lake and Park brought much speculation, and now thanks to the diligent work of the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office three individuals have been taken into custody.   On Saturday, December 18, 2021, person(s) unknown attempted to commit arson on a county…

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Highway 68 Revival

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   As noted by a statement by from Secretary of State Michael Adams, “Kentuckians are an industrious and resilient people.” That statement is very true of Edmonton with several new businesses in various stages of completion. After the last couple of years, it’s refreshing and exciting to see growth…

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Candidate review: Glasgow and Barren County

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Only a few days are left for candidates desiring to file in Kentucky primary election, and in Barren County, many seats are without candidates while other races, such as the sheriff’s race and the jailer’s race, have drawn ample attention.   Glasgow City Seats  As of Monday morning,…

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Hiseville takes a hit

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   In a continuation of bizarre winter weather, the first day of the new year blew a storm of epic proportions into the Barren County community of Hiseville. Many buildings, trees, and power lines were damaged as residents faced a power outage during a downpour. A silo was left…

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