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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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Community Chronicles – All Dolled Up

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Whether it’s work, play or business that people were dressed for, there’s no mistaking that fashion trends have changed considerably over the past hundred plus years. These are images of the way the people of Metcalfe and Barren Counties dressed in days gone by. Photos…

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Kentucky State Police – A duty to serve mankind

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Kentucky State Police (KSP) abides by several core values and principles to uphold its commitment to the citizens of the state. One of those values can be found within the first line of the Code of Ethics: “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is…

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Jail, former deputy under scrutiny for condition of K9

Mary Beth Sallee, Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Hart County Jail and its former employee, James Kersey, have recently come under scrutiny due to the questionable treatment and condition of Ragnar, the jail’s K9. On January 27, a post was made on Facebook by a “concerned K9 professional” regarding the poor health and condition…

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Animal Rescue Kare – Moving forward one paw at a time

Mary Beth Sallee, Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Just over five years ago, there was no local organization for stray animals, let alone an actual holding facility in Hart County. At one time, the Edmonson County animal shelter had been under contract to accept all of Hart County’s dogs. However, when it was closed down…

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Human trafficking in Kentucky: Part 1

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. ‘The problem is real’  Law enforcement’s perspective   In the era of the internationally known Jeffrey Epstein scandal, it’s impossible not to be at least vaguely familiar with human trafficking, most specifically child sex trafficking.  Even so, the global crisis is shrouded in mystery and feels far,…

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Barn Lot’s new director plans for a bright future

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Edmonton’s beloved Barn Lot Theater has announced Kyle Hadley as its new Executive Director. And although these are challenging times, Hadley is optimistic and excited for the theater’s future. “It’s an uncertain but exciting time,” Hadley said. “I’m ready for the challenge.” The announcement came…

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Bipartisan agreement reached for November election

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A bipartisan agreement was reached between Democratic Governor Andy Beshear and Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams regarding the upcoming November General Election. During his press conference on August 14, Governor Beshear explained that the agreement would allow Kentuckians to exercise their right to vote, as well as…

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