Jobe Regional Features

Terry Edwards – A life of volunteer service

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. In Metcalfe County, the name Terry Edwards is synonymous with community service. A native of Metcalfe County, his roots run deep and his love of community is evident. He has helped his home county in many ways including, but perhaps the most well-known is his service…

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Let’s go to the Freeze

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division There is nothing like a good handmade milkshake on a hot summer afternoon and you can still get them in Edmonton at Gene’s Freeze. Gene’s Freeze or ‘The Freeze’ as it is known locally was opened on August 31, 1958, by Gene and Geneva Wyatt, during the drive-in…

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African Americans in Metcalfe history

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. In observance of African American History month, we take a glimpse into Metcalfe County’s past, and remember the African American people and communities who helped establish the county: Fountain Clark Fountain Clark of the Summer Shade Community, better known as “Uncle Fount” helped develop commerce…

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Aluminum Plant to Grow by $42 Million

Newly Opened Kobelco Aluminum Plant in Bowling Green to Grow by $42 Million Auto supplier’s 90-employee expansion in Warren County will add melting furnace, extrusion and fabrication capacity FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 19, 2018) – Less than two years after opening its Bowling Green plant, automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. will expand with a…

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Gov. Bevin’s Issues Statement

Gov. Bevin Issues Statement Regarding Conclusion of Special Legislative Session to Address Kentucky’s Pension Crisis   Gov. Matt Bevin tonight issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of the special legislative session to address Kentucky’s pension crisis: “Tonight is a sad night in the Commonwealth. What is clear is that Kentucky, at this time, does…

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C.F. Martin Family Given Honoree Award

The C.F. Martin family as they accept the Jack C. Ragsdale National Shorthorn Show Honoree award given at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville KY. Left to Right: Joe Bales, American Shorthorn Board(ASA) member, Tom Turner, ASA  Board member, Carol Martin, Franklin Martin, Martha Martin, C.F.Martin,Jason Martin, Brooke Martin, Austin Martin, Kacie Martin, Kayla…

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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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