Area News

Fire at Kingsford

Special to the Edmonton Herald-News At 12:36 p.m. on January 7th all units of the Metcalfe County Fire Departments were called to the Kingsford Charcoal plant near crossroads at 5126 Summer Shade Rd where a fire had broken out and eventually spread to all five of the plant’s silos and the bagging house. In all,…

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New ABC Administrator Position

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The first meeting of the Edmonton City Council began with a moment of silence in honor of all veterans on Monday, January 7th with all members present. The first reading of Ordinance # 2018-19-08 to amend Ordinance 2016-17-02 Article III. City Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator 1. (b)…

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A Secure Evidence Room is Necessary

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court held its first meeting of 2019 on January 8th, with the new Judge/Executive and three new Magistrates. On behalf of Sheriff Ricky Brooks, who is undergoing treatment for cancer, Chief Deputy Lonnie Hodges addressed the court.  He noted that despite the new administration…

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Marketing 101

There is a new admissions and marketing director for Morgantown Care and Rehab Center.  Karleigh Roby has been hired on to assist with organizing functions that combine two efforts; community involvement and promotion of rehab resources.  She has already made a big impact with the locals by offering fun-filled activities that help bring family and friends together.   …

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Teacher Hall of Fame

A Morgantown Elementary School teacher has been inducted into the Teacher Hall of Fame.  Nancy Duncan taught at MES from 1973-78. She was also very involved with the Methodist Church in Butler County.  Her husband, Henry Duncan, was an Extension Agent in Butler from 1970-78. They remained in the area until Henry got transferred in…

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Vehicle Recovered After short pursuit

A short pursuit in Warren County has resulted in the arrest of two individuals and the recovery of a stolen vehicle from the Wingfield community, according to the Warren County and Edmonson County Sheriff’s Offices.  According to a press release on New Year’s Day, a Warren County deputy reported that he noticed a vehicle at the Lonnie…

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Edmonton Entrepreneurs

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Karen and Max Rowe have long been a part of Metcalfe County. Born and raised in the Center community, Karen has strong sentiments about the place she calls home. “It’s home here. It’s a good place to be, and the people of Edmonton are…

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Jobe Exclusive Part 1 – “Shoveling out the barn”

By Scotty Dennis A Jobe Team Exclusive “We’re shoveling out the barn in the spring time. It’s been generations of stuff piling up in the barn and were shoveling it out. The next governor will ride the pony, but we’re not in the pony-riding stage of the government,” remarked Governor Matt Bevin to Jeff Jobe Publisher…

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