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Edmonton State Bank 125 years and counting

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Back in 1897 they probably didn’t think about 125 years into the future when Edmonton State Bank was founded. Originally, at one location in Edmonton, the bank has grown to include 13 locations in Metcalfe, Barren Monroe, Allen, and Warren counties. From the start, the Thompson family has…

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14th Annual Singing for Scholarships

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   For 14 years, the Bobby Driver Memorial scholarship fund has been presenting scholarships to local kids, in conjunction with the annual “Singing for Scholarships” This year’s singing will be Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the historic Plaza Theatre at 7 p.m. Each year there is a different…

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“Thank you, Charles Ross” Honoring a POW

Photos and Story by Jennifer Moonsong Regional Exclusive   Last week was POW Recognition Day, and DAV Chapter 20 and their Honor Guard took the time to recognize a very distinguished, local POW, Charles Ross. Ross is a retired Army Command Sergeant Major. Ross, now 93, was in a prison camp in Korea for three…

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More “Mammoth” 50 year anniversary of discovery

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Mammoth Cave, already lauded as the world’s longest cave, is officially six miles longer, making it more Mammoth than ever before. The new additions bring the total length of the cave to an astonishing 426 miles. “The additional 6 miles of cave is spread out in various…

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Golf Scramble to benefit Trooper Island

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Since 196Trooper Island Kid’s Camp by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) has helped underprivileged kids from across the Commonwealth to have enriched experiences through the camp. The Kentucky State Police continuously find new and creative ways to raise money for Trooper Island, and this month golfers will…

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Michael Timothy Swift Memorial Highway dedication

Jennifer Moonsong Regional Publisher Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last Thursday under sunny skies a crowd gathered at the IGA parking lot on Highway 90 in Glasgow, to honor the memory of Mike Swift, with the announcement of the Michael Timothy Swift Memorial Highway.   This honor has been long in the making, in a community…

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“Rehabilitated” Positively Good Series Part 5

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc,   When Glasgow’s Zachary Smith was only five years old he had his first surgery for scoliosis. Throughout his childhood, there were seven surgeries which led to a tremendous amount of physical therapy and inspiration. “It was a big part of my childhood. And not one of the…

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Hometown Hero – Dr. Donald Green, DVM

“First of all, I want to give God the glory. He gifts us in different ways. He calls us to serve Him, and this is what I do…It’s just been a privilege and a blessing to serve Him and serve the people of Hart County.” Dr. Donald Green, DVM Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co.…

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Indian artifacts show ‘22

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Once again the Green River Archeological Society (G.R.A.S.) will host a Prehistoric Indian Artifacts show, which draws collectors and enthusiasts from across the area. The show has been a tradition since the 1970s. This event will take place at the Barren River Lake State Park on August…

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Metcalfe Native opens insurance office

Special to the Herald-News Metcalfe native Nick Anderson has opened his own insurance office, O’Reid Insurance LLC, in Smiths Grove. The first day of operation was August 1. Anderson says that what started as something to make a little money, became something he was truly interested in. “In the summer of 2009, I moved back…

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