Monroe/Metcalfe Counties

A love story a long time in the making

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When David and Kathleen Sigurbjartsson first met they were just kids living in Florida. Kathleen was 4 and David was 6. “Our Mother’s were friends. We would hang out and do fun things like build chopper bikes in the yard,” she said. However, the…

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White Cemetery tradition lives on

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On September 21 at 1 pm friends, family, neighbors, and descendants of those buried in White Cemetery are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Pig Roast. The White Cemetery, founded in 1895, is nestled the peaceful and picturesque hills of Sulphur Lick adjacent to…

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Keith Corum: An education on real estate

PLACES & FACES – Because everyone has a story By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. Although real estate agent Keith Corum only got his real estate license two years ago, he’s been interested in it all of his life. Growing up in Louisville, Corum says it was his grandparents who planted…

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Elder Fraud, second largest threat

Interview with US Attorney Russell Coleman- Part I By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   US Attorney Russell Coleman’s most grave concern for his home state of Kentucky is for youth and families struggling with narcotics addictions and overdoses. However, his second biggest concern is for the aging citizens of the…

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For the greater good

Last week when Republican US Attorney for the western district of Kentucky, Russell Coleman came to my sparsely appointed office, situated in an old building around a town square, I was anxious about how the meeting would unfold. I was excited about the opportunity for a Q&A but still apprehensive. After all, just last month…

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Festival season is here

From August to the end of October the small towns of South Central Kentucky are at their finest, as festival season is underway. In Metcalfe County, the third Sunday in August is held in Sulphur Well and it’s a personal favorite. But all of the festivals are fine. Summer Shade has the Branstetter Park Festival…

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Narcotics: Kentucky’s biggest threat

Interview with US Attorney Russell Coleman- Part I By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. United States Attorney Russell Coleman grew up a country boy in Logan County. Today he calls Louisville home, but he is eager to express his concern and dedication to the less populated, distant counties in his jurisdiction.…

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Farewell, Lu Carey retires from library

    By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Library patrons have often been greeted by the warm and friendly face of Lu Carey. “Patrons have often remarked of her greeting everyone with a smile,” said Rhonda Glass, Library Director. Last Friday, patrons, friends, and coworkers gathered Metcalfe County Public Library…

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Back to school

Summer has been lovely. On sunny days it flew by, on rainy days it drug on. All and all, it’s hard to believe it’s at an end. I hope it’s been fun and memorable for my five-year-old and all of the other kids out there who had summer wishlists to fulfill. As school goes back…

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Second Guided Hike of Dry Fork Gorge Scheduled

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On August 17, beginning at 9 a.m., the community is invited to Join AmeriCorps Member, Mikayla Groce, in a guided nature hike at Dry Fork Gorge. The Dry Fork Gorge is a Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund site. Explore the biodiversity and beauty of the…

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