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Carl Helem to be inducted into the KHSB Hall of Fame Katrina England Reporter Hart Co. News-Herald   The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its 2022 class of inductees, and Hart County’s Carl Helem will posthumously be one of the 16 individuals inducted. Carl “Kingfish” Helem led the Horse Cave High…

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Former Horses Owners Retains Attorney Claiming Abuse of Power

By Jennifer Moonsong Regional Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In the ongoing saga of nine horses, the law firm of Gary S. Logsdon and Associates has been retained to represent the former owners of the horses. In a statement from the letter sent to County Attorney Kathryn Thomas and City Attorney Danny Basil, “This office…

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“In May, we wear gray.”

Daughters share story of late mom’s cancer battle Mary Beth Sallee Reporter Hart Co. News-Heraad   May is Brain Cancer/Tumor Awareness Month. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, over 25,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with brain cancer and other nervous system cancers this year. These cancers will account for…

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Disaster Relief Funds Available To Residents Impacted by Tornadoes

Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Hart and Barren County Residents impacted by December’s tornadoes can seek relief through the REALTORS® Relief Fund. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) created the REALTORS® Relief Foundation to help people in need due to natural disasters and other crises. This fund can help ease the tremendous hardship,…

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Judge Pence finds CHFS in contempt of court

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last week, Judge Mica Wood Pence once again found Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services in contempt of court regarding the agency choosing to ignore a court order to return a pre-teen child to her mother whom lives in another state. The mother of the juvenile had…

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150 Year Anniversary of Summer Shade

Exerts of an article written by the Metcalfe Co. Homemakers, ca 1940-41.   The little town of Summer Shade is situated in the southwestern part of Metcalfe County formed from Barren County in 1860. Summer Shade is on State Highway 90 which is called the John Muir Trail. The town was first called Glovers Creek.…

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Sharing the roads

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Last week, the Amish community in Hart County suffered a tremendous loss when a truck hit the back of a horse-drawn buggy in Hardyville, fatally wounding a passenger in the buggy. According to reports, the accident is believed to have occurred when the driver of the truck…

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Abell selected as first female superintendent of Caverna Independent Schools

Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Assistant Superintendent Amanda Abell was unanimously approved as the next superintendent of Caverna Independent Schools, effective July 1, 2022. Her appointment will follow the resignation of current superintendent Cornelius Faulkner. Abell has worked as part of Mr. Faulkner’s team for seven years, so she is no stranger to…

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Baby formula shortage

Mary Beth Sallee  Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Stores across the nation have experienced shortages of varying kinds. But perhaps the shortage that has become most concerning, especially for parents, is that of infant formula.   Someone who has first-hand experience of this shortage is Haley Snell.   Snell explained that she and her husband were using…

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Thompson participates in NRESci Academy

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   At just five-years-old, Braydon Thompson began his journey with the Hart County 4-H program. From showing goats to competing in speeches, demonstrations, photography, and various art projects for the county fair, the now 13-year-old continues to push himself to achieve goals and expand his educational horizons. Through…

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