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Metcalfe Judicial Center to be named in honor of Judge Emberton

‘He would indeed be humbled by such an honor’ Tessa R. Howard, Communications Specialist Administrative Office of the Courts “The naming of the Metcalfe County Judicial Center for Judge Tom Emberton is especially meaningful to me since I served with him on the Kentucky Court of Appeals,” Chief Justice of the Commonwealth Laurance B. VanMeter…

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Grants and Bids

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   On Monday, April 8th the Edmonton City Council met for the April meeting. Held prior to the council meeting was a public meeting for discussion of the proposed Edmonton Memorial Park Improvement Project and the Mosby Ridge Bridge and Walking Trail. The proposed grant funds center on improvement…

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Insurance Issues

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County fiscal court met in regular session last Thursday, April 11th with all magistrates in attendance. The agenda was amended to include the Center sidewalks and approved. The minutes from the March 28th meeting were also approved with no changes. The approval was given for Emergency…

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Search warrant served at Hart County Manor

Mary Beth Sallee Managing Editor Hart Co. News Herald   On Monday, the Hart County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant on Hart County Manor, a personal care facility in Munfordville. According to Sheriff Jeff Wilson, “A search warrant was served at Hart County Manor at 205 Bridge Street in Munfordville. An investigation is pending.”…

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911 board makes progress with interlocal agreement

By Damon Stone Freelance Reporter   The 911 Governing Board met on March 26 in the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center in Glasgow appearing to be moving forward in finding some kind of potential resolve on the years long funding disagreements between the two counties. As a part of the board’s interlocal committee report, it was…

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Helping Hornets Spring Trash Pick Up

By Kelly Shaw Metcalfe Co. High School   Over forty MCHS Helping Hornet students picked up trash in Metcalfe County on March 14. Students cleaned over eighteen miles of roads and collected over 250 bags of trash. The students enjoyed a break for lunch at Hunley’s Grocery. Pictured are students cleaning roadways and collecting a…

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MCHS Students Selected for Washington, DC Tour

By Torrie Osbon Communications Director   Metcalfe County High School is proud to announce two students have been invited on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC this summer. Western Kentucky University’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) sponsors the four-day, three-night tour of the nation’s capital. Twenty students were selected for the program, including MCHS sophomore…

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Kentucky 4-H Volunteer Forum

By Amy Branstetter Metcalfe County 4-H Agent Photos by Amy Branstetter   The Kentucky 4-H Volunteer Forum was held February 21, 2024, in Lexington at the Central Bank Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency. Metcalfe County 4-H had thirty five attendees and award winners. The KVF gives the opportunity for volunteers to take educational classes,…

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Gov. Beshear: Gracious Living KY To Expand Butler County Operations With Nearly $9.8 Million Investment Creating 50 Jobs

Headquarters expansion will allow company to manufacture patio furniture and more FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 9, 2024) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear highlighted further growth in Kentucky’s manufacturing industry as Gracious Living KY, a manufacturer and distributor of consumer products, announced plans to expand its Butler County operations with a nearly $9.8 million investment creating 50 new…

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Former BC school employee jury trial expected Friday

By Allyson Dix, Managing Editor/Barren County Progress A former school employee is set to have a jury trial on Friday, April 12, on child abuse assault charges. Kendra (Morrison) Tudor was an employee with the after-school program at Hiseville Elementary when she allegedly spanked or struck two children on different occasions. According to her criminal…

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