Jobe Regional Features

Paying the Price with this Kroger Charge

  WASHINGTON – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by…

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November 14, Third Annual Utility Scam Awareness Day

 LG&E and KU among more than 100 utilities urging consumers to stay vigilant As a member of the award-winning Utilities United Against Scams, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are continuing efforts to remind consumers of the tactics scammers use to steal money and to educate consumers on how they can guard…

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1st Lt. Honored at State Capitol

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin and Mrs. Pauline Conner today unveiled a new Medal of Honor plaque at the Kentucky State Capitol that includes the name of First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner. First Lieutenant Conner, of Clinton County, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump earlier this…

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Baby Steps – Vietnam veterans helping each other

By Jennifer Moonsong, Regional Manager These days retired Marine Corps Sergeant, Stanley Ford of Metcalfe County, takes life one step at a time. Since the age of 35, Ford has struggled with the painful and inescapable retro-active effects of agent orange. When asked about his heroic service in Vietnam in the 1960s, he responds with…

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Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Foster Parents

Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Kentucky Adoptive, Foster Parents Families recognized for permanent, transitional care of children FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin, First Lady Glenna Bevin, and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) officials recently honored several families from across the Commonwealth for their service as adoptive and foster parents to…

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Made in Kentucky: Earth’s Glory

By Jennifer Moonsong, General Manager Metcalfe/Monroe Division   While strolling through his field of traditionally grown Kentucky hemp, Gary Bell’s confidence and conviction are evident. One might think he has always been a believer, but it isn’t so. Earth’s Glory takes root When his former business partner L. Rogers Wells first expressed interest in growing…

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Half a century – Reminiscing with KHH

By Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional Features It was 1968, and across the nation teenagers were tuning in, turning on and dropping out. Music was a big part of the cultural revolution that evolved, and it was no different in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. “We were all decked out in our hippie clothes, of course, because…

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Back to school, back in the day

  Anne Pyburn Craig Thanks to good stewardship and a caring community, Monroe County students return this week to comfortable buildings with plenty of space, equipment, and technology But it wasn’t all that long ago that back to school looked very different indeed. “You got your good basics from a rural country school,” recalls Iris…

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Engineering an end to hunger: Precision steps up for BackPack

    Anne Pyburn Craig It’s been a good couple of years for Precision Engineering, and for Steve Harris, Principal Engineer, 2018 has been the most outstanding yet. In April he married his lady love, the former Lesley Hale, who’d left her job as Tompkinsville’s City Clerk to join him at Precision as office manager.…

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