Monroe/Metcalfe Counties

Glass says farewell

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manger Jobe Publishing, Inc.   “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of other people.” Mahatma Gandhi   Friends and family gathered around Rhonda Glass, former director of the Metcalfe County Public Library last Friday, at an open house to bid her farewell and…

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Highway Dedication: Remembering Ricky Brooks

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last Thursday a crowd gathered in Center at the Center Church of Christ to honor former Sheriff Ricky Brooks, who passed away after a long battle with cancer last August. At the ceremony, a sign was unveiled by his family, naming State Highway 869 from…

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Manhunt continues in Monroe County double murder

    Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On the afternoon of Sunday, September 20 two young men were found dead in a house on White Oak Ridge Road in the Fountain Run community of Monroe County. KSP officials identified the dead as Trevor Cleary, 20, and Austin Copas, 19.  Both…

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Second chance for farmers during COVID times CFAP

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manger Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The USDA has announced a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments for famers who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. This second wave of help will total nearly $14 billion and will not preclude new commodities including tobacco, hemp, wheat, and goats.…

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Taking to the skies

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing,Inc.   Many people throughout the region know Metcalfe County native Adam Avery. He has worked in various capacities with Kentucky Fish & Wildlife since 2010, and serves now as their statewide Training Coordinator. However, it’s a far cry from the career he first thought he would pursue.…

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Spook-tacular Fun – Chamber offers two new Halloween events

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Even though many of the seasonal traditions the community embraces have fallen to the wayside this year, the Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce has devices new ways to have fun. Drive Thru Trick or Treat “When we realized the Pumpkin Festival wouldn’t be possible this year…

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Trafficking in Kentucky Part II: The victim’s perspective

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. ‘It was all I ever knew’ Warning: This article contains graphic descriptions of a sexual and perverse nature. Most little girls spend their time dreaming of unicorns and making dandelion wishes, but that was not the case for Amy*. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky in…

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Glass retires, Warf appointed director

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   After nearly four decades of service to the MCPL, Director Rhonda Glass is retiring. It was not an easy decision, but Glass is confident it is time. “My decision to retire came after careful consideration and much prayer,” she said. “The library has been such…

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Post 65 invites vets to join thanks to new law

In a significant legislative victory for The American Legion, President Trump signed a bill this summer that declares the United States has been in a state of war since Dec. 7, 1941. The American Legion sought the declaration as a way to honor approximately 1,600 U.S. service members who were killed or wounded during previously…

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Help first responders help you

Jennifer Moonsong Central division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In a life or death situation, mere minutes can make all the difference. Imagine that you or someone in your household finds themselves in an emergency situation. You dial 911, an ambulance is dispatched to your home, but because your address is not clearly marked…

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