Area News

21-22 Budget Approved

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors met in special session on Wednesday, June 9th in the Barren County fiscal courtroom. Executive Treasurer Steve Powell presented the April and May financial claims for board approval. The amount billed for the period April 1-30 was $573,148 while the…

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Glasgow Garden Club to unveil Blue Star Memorial in July

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Glasgow Garden Club is pleased to announce that it will soon unveil and dedicate a Blue Star Memorial Marker at the Beulah Nunn Park on the square in Glasgow.   According to the club’s president Glenda Eaton, gaining this prestigious marker which honors Armed…

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Pennington Stave and Cooperage moves forward

New jobs by end of 2021  Jennifer Moonsong  Central Division  General Manager  Jobe Publishing, Inc.    After much anticipation, the last cornerstone is in place to move forward with Metcalfe County’s new industry, Pennington Stave and Cooperage.   The last grant necessary provided by ARC (Appalachian Regional Commission) came to fruition last week. The ARC grant…

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Metcalfe County High School Names New Volleyball Coach

Torrie Osbon Public Relations Director    Metcalfe County High School announced June 7 that Mielle DiStefano would be the school’s new head volleyball coach. She takes over for Whitney Estes, who stepped down last season.   DiStefano was the assistant coach under Estes and previously served as head coach from 2015 until 2017. DiStefano also coached…

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Audit reveals fire department used funds to pay for TVs, luggage

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   A routine audit of the Horse Cave Volunteer Fire Department has revealed that an account maintained for the department, with funds belonging to the City and intended for the benefit of the Fire Department, was used to pay for a funeral, grave openings, three cell phones, TV…

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Union soldier honored with new headstone

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   A special ceremony was held at Hammondsville Cemetery in Magnolia to honor Civil War Union Veteran Pvt. John Robert “Johnny” Lobb. Members of the Lobb family, as well as several friends, were in attendance to pay tribute to the veteran soldier as he received a new headstone…

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Fish and much, much more…

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   Most of us have watched the aquarium builders on TV and marveled at the major aquariums in places such as Newport, KY, and the Smokey Mountains, but did you know there are a lot of aquarium hobbyists in our area and a fish and tank rescue too? The…

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8th Annual Run for the Light brought hundreds to Munfordville

Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News Herald   Over 300 motorcycles with over 400 riders descended on Munfordville this past Saturday with the mission of raising suicide awareness, as well as awareness of preventative measures. Organized by James and Sherry Lawrence, the Run for the Light Poker Run began in 2014, in memory of James’…

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Planning for the future

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met for the regular June session on Monday, June 7th and again in special session on Wednesday, June 9th. Special guest BRADD Executive Director Eric Sexton presented information about the Community Strategic Planning and the local Steering Committee. Sexton explained that BRADD must, “update…

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Horse Cave Arts & Sciences Camp

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   At the end of May, the Horse Cave Arts & Sciences Camp brought a unique opportunity to children of Hart County. The camp, which was hosted by the City of Horse Cave hosts and supported by various sponsors, allows kids to explore areas of interest through various…

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