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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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The “roost” of the problem: vultures disturb local homeowners

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Nearly every day when Sue Thomas looks out her window, she sees them. They are often perched on house roofs or settled in a nearby tree – watching, waiting. “It’s awful. You can’t even walk out,” Thomas said. “We can’t let our animals out of a day…

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Chasing Chapo – One Dog’s Month-Long Adventure

Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   On January 21st, Yan Rodriguez stopped his semi-truck at the northbound I-65 rest area in Horse Cave. Like usual, his faithful companion, El Chapo, was riding in the cab with him. Rodriguez and his wife, Yaramsi Comptiz had owned El Chapo for 6 years. Originally rescued by Rodriguez’…

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Businesses sold vape products to underage juveniles

Submitted by Hart County Sheriff’s Department Drug paraphernalia found at both locations On February 17, 2022, search warrants were executed at the Sunoco Station and the Marathon Station in Munfordville. The Search Warrants were obtained following an investigation that was conducted on February 16, 2022. An underage juvenile purchased the product known as “Delta 10”…

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Edmonton Police Department – 2021 in Review

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Metcalfe and Barren     There is sometimes a misperception that small towns in rural regions don’t have crime. The 2021 statistics for the city of Edmonton show that even small towns have their fair of mischief and many bigger problems. Last year, the Edmonton Police Department (EPD) made 167 arrests…

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Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office – Annual Report

By Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Metcalfe and Barren   2021 was another busy year at the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). Sheriff Hodges and the deputies responded to a total of 2,849 calls for service. That includes working 159 car crashes, issuing 713 total citations, serving 125 arrest warrants, assisting 131 motorists, opening 96 criminal…

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An Answered Prayer and an Act of Congress

The Story of The Way Church By Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Paul and Angela Grider began attending Caveland Church in Cave City in 2008 where they quickly began serving within the church through the sports and youth ministries. Fourteen years later, they now lead their own church, though their path to get…

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Chamber ‘CD’ Day

By Kim Harwood & Gaye Shaw Jobe Publishing Contributors   The 2022 Edmonton Metcalfe County “CD” Day was highly successful with 225 business/individuals making pledges of membership. Fifty of those were persons who were not members in 2021. The 2022 Deejay championship is a tie between the Eighties Ladies Dawn Devore, City of Edmonton, and…

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Chairman Froedge’s vision for GEPB’s future

D.T. Froedge 1/25/2022   “I’m not upset about leaving. This was something I didn’t like doing, but I needed to do from the start. Glasgow is not a wealthy town filled with wealthy people. The average household income is said to be about 28-thousand a year. We have a lot of citizens that are retired,…

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