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MC Fiscal Court – Stave Mill, Drug Task Force main topics of discussion

Special to the Herald-News   At the regularly called meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court, the main topic of discussion was brought about by a presentation by Wes Jolly from the Edmonton-Metcalfe Industrial Development Board. Jolly was on the agenda to approach the court about additional funding via TVA tax monies, needed to complete…

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Horse sale grinds to a halt

Animal Control Officer admits to submitting fabricated photos and seeking “dirt” on horse owner By Paula L. Ratliff BSC, MS Criminologist and Author A story that began about ‘abandoned and sick horses that were left to die’ has evolved into something more sinister, as new evidence has been uncovered:  Evidence involving multiple players and many…

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Hometown Hero Jeremiah Meredith

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Jeremiah is a Hebrew name meaning “appointed by God” and “God will lift up”. For Cub Run native Jeremiah Meredith, there is perhaps no better meaning of a name than this to describe his journey from addiction to sobriety. When Jeremiah graduated from high school, he found…

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Judge doesn’t believe it’s his job to inform magistrates

Magistrate leaves meeting, Sheriff has to gain control and publisher called names Allyson Dix and Staff Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Judge/Executive Micheal Hale found himself at the forefront of tax dollars being expensed a year longer than necessary. Hale took to the podium in a joint committee meeting between the Building and Property and Emergency…

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“It’s Not My Job”

Magistrate leaves meeting, Sheriff has to gain control and publisher called names By Allyson Dix and Staff Jobe Publishing, Inc. Judge/Executive Micheal Hale found himself at the forefront of tax dollars being expensed a year longer than necessary. Hale took to the podium in a joint committee meeting between the Building and Property and Emergency…

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“Egg”cellent Easter Deliveries

Katina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   If you happened to see teenagers sneaking around lawns across Hart County the night before Easter, don’t worry. It was just the Hart County Varsity Cheerleaders, “egging” dozens of yards of the generous families who had helped with their most recent fundraiser. The “Egg My Yard” Fundraiser helped…

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Local Republican Thoughts

Economy, drugs, transparency, and standing together By Chelene Nightingale Barren County Republican Woman Coverage   Thursday evening, March 31st, the Barren County Women’s Republican Club hosted an election forum featuring GOP Candidates for the offices of County Judge/Executive, County Attorney, Sheriff, Jailer, County Clerk, and Property Valuation Administrator (PVA). The theme of the evening focused…

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911 in state of emergency

Barren-Metcalfe 911 Part I   Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   In 1994, under the guidance and tutelage of Mike Swift, who formed and directed the Barren County Emergency Medical Services for 42 years, a committee was created to form Barren-Metcalfe 911. “At the time, neither county could do it on their own,”…

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Barrel of a bid

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Metcalfe County Fiscal Court called a special meeting on Thursday evening with only one item on the agenda, the bids for the IDA Spec building fit-up for Pennington Stave and Cooperage. The bid received from Scott, Murphy, and Daniel of Bowling Green was approved unanimously by magistrates Ronnie…

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