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MCES Junior Beta Winners

By Torrie Osbon  Director of Communications    Congratulations to our MCES Jr. Beta Club Showcase participants and winners. We are proud of all of you. #MetcalfeHornetsEver #BetaShowcase  Photos submitted by MCES                                                        …

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AG Daniel Cameron visits Edmonton

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Last Tuesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron made a trip to Edmonton stopping at the Metcalfe County Justice Center.   Several Edmonton and Metcalfe officials and a few citizens were in attendance to hear his latest updates on the legal issues involving Kentucky.   Cameron explained the purpose of his…

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Toys for Tots 2021

Special to the Herald-News   It’s that time of year again: Toy time!   Once again the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office and the Metcalfe County School’s Family Resource Center have joined forces with the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots to be sure the kids of Metcalfe County have toys this Christmas season.   Since…

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Patriots Pen winners

By Torrie Osbon Director of Communications   The Metcalfe County VFW post sponsored a Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Competition for Metcalfe County Middle School students.  

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Mules: A Family Tradition

Mary Beth Sallee  Reporter, Hart County News-Herald    For Jennifer (Baker) Dobson of the Monroe community in Hart County, caring for and utilizing mules is a family tradition that has span decades.   “The first animal I ever remember sitting on was a mule,” Jennifer said. “Dad always had a team he was working around the…

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Kenton Bryant to play Yancey’s

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren & Metcalfe   Barren County Native and Nashville singer Kenton Bryant is taking the Yancey Square Stage Friday, December 10. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.   Many know Bryant, but not everyone knows his story of success.   Bryant may have grown up with his two feet firmly in…

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Coffee quest concert series

Submitted When Tim Linick moved to Glasgow in July of 2014 to become the pastor of Glasgow Wesleyan Church, he already had coffee on his mind. He tried to start a small group Bible study in the Fall of that year in a local coffee shop. However, when he called to inquire about the location,…

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American Indian heritage recognized

Special to the Herald-News A proclamation signing for National American Indian Heritage Month was hosted by the Metcalfe County Historical Society on the morning of Friday, November 19.

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The Social Effect Part III: The Silver Lining

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren & Metcalfe   Although social media certainly has a dark cloud of problems, there is a silver lining. When it comes to free promotions for small business owners, and staying in touch with friends and family who live far there is no more economic or easier way to do so…

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Thankful for Adoption – National Adoption Month

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren & Metcalfe   November is National Adoption Month, and for one south-central Kentucky family, adoption has been a blessing.   John and Tracy Miller knew they wanted a family.   “We always knew we wanted to have children. I had watched my husband parent his daughter from a previous marriage,…

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