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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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Barren County Primary Election Results

Unofficial Primary Results Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Barren County TOTALS UNITED STATES SENATOR  D – Joshua Wesley BLANTON, SR. 216  D – Charles BOOKER 1330  D – Ruth GAO 128  D – John MERRILL 238  R – Arnold BLANKENSHIP 73  R – Valerie “Dr Val” FREDRICK 108  R – Rand PAUL 3226  R – John…

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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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Who gets the TVA funds?

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   When the Edmonton/Metcalfe Industrial Development Authority (IDA) met on May 16th the biggest item on the agenda was the South Industrial Park, specifically Chad Pennington and the agreement for the Stave Mill. The issue at hand is the cost overrun for the project. According to the IDA’s March…

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The 134-year delivery

By Chad Coomer   Julia Evans was the Tompkinsville postmistress in the 1880s when a Civil War veteran’s headstone arrived in the mail. No one ever claimed the marker and she was unsure where it belonged. Eventually, she took the headstone home with her in hopes of finding its rightful owner. Time passed on, and…

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Box of blessings

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   Tyler Duke, 6-year owner of Up in Smoke on Columbia Avenue in Glasgow, doesn’t only run a small business there. He lives in the neighborhood as well, and he saw people in need. “A lot of people that live in this neighborhood are without transportation. They don’t…

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Hale announces retirement from Glasgow Independent Schools

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   Last week, the Superintendent of Glasgow schools, Keith Hale announced his retirement. He has led the district for the past five years. Overall, the board agrees he has gone above and beyond in his service to the school system.   Although he has been the superintendent for…

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Summer Spa arrest leads to guilty plea

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   Jing Zheng of the Summer Spa in Glasgow plead guilty to one count of promoting prostitution. The other charge of practicing massage therapy without a license was dismissed. These charges stand from an April investigation which was the result of an allegation that sexual services were being…

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