Jobe Exclusives

The Sanctuary Safe Haven

A place of hope for all children Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   For the past few years, Jeremy Wilson has had a vision for the youth of the community. As pastor of United Faith Independent Church in Cave City, Wilson and fellow church members are making that vision a reality with The…

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2021 Senior Celebrity Banquet

By Gaye Shaw Jobe Publishing Contributor   The Edmonton Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce proudly hosted the 24th Annual Senior Celebrity Banquet in the Old School Gym which was beautifully decorated by Jamie Howard, Kim Smith, Gail Miller, and Annie Smith. The Senior Celebrity Project was instigated to honor outstanding Metcalfe County High School Seniors…

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Excessive rainfall causes sinkholes on farms

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   In a three-day rainfall accumulation ending on March 1, south central Kentucky found itself reaching high levels of rainfall throughout many counties. According to the National Weather Service, in Hart County alone, nearly six inches of rain fell during that time. Torrential rainfall not only brought flooding…

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Shell employees risk own safety to help abducted woman

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Note: The “mother” and “daughter” of the story wished to remain anonymous. Because of court proceedings, the name of the “ex-boyfriend” has been kept anonymous as well. In the evening of March 1, a mother in Louisville was faced with one of the most gut-wrenching moments of…

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Will Industrial Park Project move forward?

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Joe Publishing, Inc.   On the afternoon of March 1, the Metcalfe County Industrial Board met to discuss moving forward with the Pennington Stave and Cooperage project at the Metcalfe County Industrial Park. It was a heated discussion. Recently, the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) approved $1 million of…

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Help for Aniston

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Sweet and sassy three-year-old Aniston Roten of Hart County is what her mother Amber calls a “girly-girl”.   “Her favorite color is pink, she loves to play dress-up, she loves learning and going to preschool two days a week, and her number one favorite thing…

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Deidre Day said she often misses the convenience of living in a town or city. But in the middle of a winter storm last week, she was reminded of just why country living is the best. Deidre’s mother-in-law suffers from ongoing health issues that can cause even…

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Community Chronicles – Maple Tapping

Tabitha Elmore-Young Gimlet Reporter   On last Saturday’s cool evening, Michigan native Megan Ernspiker who now lives just north of Brownsville was seen tapping her three sugar maples in her front yard. “While any maple tree will produce sap, Sugar Maple is the best, but you should tap it before it buds.” Ernspiker said during…

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Community Chronicles – Remembering the Kinnaird’s

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Anyone who has lived around Edmonton or Metcalfe County likely remembers the one place you could get emergency plumbing and electrical supplies when all other hardware stores were closed. Kinnaird Supply, the family-owned and operated business with honest, friendly, community-oriented owners, R. T. and Lovie Kinnaird was a…

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