Jobe Regional Features

Poetic words speak louder than autism

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   South Central Kentucky poet, Rev. Joseph D. Smith, D.D. found his affinity for poetry in 2003 as a teenager. At the time he didn’t see it as a way to earn a living; He saw it as a way to get girls’ attention. “The very…

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An ECHO of help

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When one hears an echo, it’s something they’ve sent out into the world returning to them. It is the same with the ECHO Award, which honors good deeds by those not seeking recognition.   At the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber quarterly breakfast Judge/Executive Hale presented an…

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Faith, prayer helps man return home after 6-month battle with COVID

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, hart Co. News-Herald   After spending six long months fighting for his life, Bro. Randall Kessinger has finally returned home. Bro. Randall, a Baptist preacher and retired school bus driver with the Hart County School System, was diagnosed with COVID-19 in December of 2020. “We were kinda nervous, but dad was…

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LoveLoud 2021

Local youth serve the community in name of Christ’s love Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Local middle school aged kids from across the region had the opportunity last week to fill their summer with the goodness of giving, thanks to LoveLoud.   LoveLoud is three days of missional gathering designed…

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Pennington Stave and Cooperage moves forward

New jobs by end of 2021  Jennifer Moonsong  Central Division  General Manager  Jobe Publishing, Inc.    After much anticipation, the last cornerstone is in place to move forward with Metcalfe County’s new industry, Pennington Stave and Cooperage.   The last grant necessary provided by ARC (Appalachian Regional Commission) came to fruition last week. The ARC grant…

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Fish and much, much more…

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   Most of us have watched the aquarium builders on TV and marveled at the major aquariums in places such as Newport, KY, and the Smokey Mountains, but did you know there are a lot of aquarium hobbyists in our area and a fish and tank rescue too? The…

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Welcome Home, Seaman Magers

JR Jessie Jobe Publishing, Inc.   After nearly 80 years, a fallen hero who perished in the attack on Pearl Harbor has finally returned home. Howard “Scott” Magers was born on November 23, 1923 in the Merry Oaks/Railton Community of Barren County. In January of 1941, at the young age of 17, he enlisted in…

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Local church plans to Walk4Water

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   For the past five years The Church of Christ at Center has partnered with Healing Hands International, an organization affiliated with the churches of Christ. “Healing Hands tries to better peoples’ lives in impoverished countries by conducting sustainable gardening and agriculture workshops, helping women to…

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Celebrating Summer Shade – 4th Annual Founders Day

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A cool breeze and overcast sky didn’t keep Metcalfe County residents from coming out and enjoying the festivities at the 4th Annual Founders’ Day held May 8th. “I think this year did better than I was expecting. We had a good turnout that stayed around…

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Glasgow stand-off ends without incident

Story by Jennifer Moonsong Photos provided by JR Jessie   Wednesday afternoon Glasgow Police officers responded to a call on Humble Avenue because a man had a gun pointed at a child. According to a press release from the Glasgow Police Department, Sgt. Houchens arrived on the scene and located the subject identified as Cannon…

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