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Toys for Tots grows in Metcalfe

North Pole Exclusive   In 2019, thanks to the efforts of the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office and the Metcalfe County Family Resource Center, Toys for Tots made its debut in Metcalfe County. Since then the program and the appreciation for it have grown.   “Sheriff Lonnie came to us and asked how to get his…

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Students Enjoy Annual Wrap Up and Read Event

Torrie Osbon Communications Director   National Honor Society students and Service Learning students at Metcalfe County High School recently spread Christmas cheer to more than 100 kindergarten students at Metcalfe County Elementary School. The high school students celebrate each holiday throughout the school year with kindergarten students completing math, literacy, crafts, and games to help…

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Parents push back

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   If you tune in to the national news you no doubt hear about school board issues and parents speaking up across the U.S. But did you know there are parents and school board issues right here at home? The problem first came to the attention of the public…

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County Not Compliant; Procurement Policy

Judge/Executive Hale asked maintenance guy to secure bids without public notice. By Jeff Jobe Publisher, Barren County Progress   Barren County has not complied with their own procurement policy or state statutes in regards to securing bids for renovating the county–owned courthouse located at the center of downtown Glasgow.   Their policy is defined in…

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Pay increase, debt collection, and ambulance replacement

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors met in regular session on Wednesday, October 27th in the Metcalfe County fiscal courtroom. Judge/Executive Michael Hale had notified Executive Director Joe Middleton that he was unable to attend the meeting and Mr. Neil Thornberry arrived just after the meeting…

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Pediatric Cancer Series Part 2: Ayden’s Story

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Last week, The Hart County News-Herald shared Aniston’s story. This week, we bring you the journey and story of Ayden Morris. Ayden was 11-years-old when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). “We took Ayden to the Norton Children’s Hospital on July 15, 2017. This was…

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Survivor

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and for Barren County native and breast cancer survivor Teresa Jewell Bewley, she hopes sharing her story will help others. Bewley found a lump in her breast at the end of March in 2020. However, due to closures caused by the COVID-19…

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Jobe Publishing purchases Allen County Newspaper

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Jobe Publishing, Inc., owned by Jeff Jobe, has announced its most recent purchase of The Citizen-Times newspaper, located in Scottsville, Kentucky. Jobe purchased the newspaper from Matt Pedigo, who will remain the newspaper’s general manager and continue covering local news and photographing local sports, as Pedigo has done…

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Jerry Matera says goodbye to Hart County

Editor, friend, and humble servant Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   The Hart County News-Herald is bidding farewell to one of its longest-tenured and most dedicated individuals, as Editor Emeritus Jerry Matera is leaving. Jerry, who has dedicated the last 50 years in service to the community, will be moving to Minnesota with…

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