Area News

Rotarian of the Year

The Bowling Green Rotary Club recently recognized Bob Kleier. He was named Rotarian of the Year for his chairmanship of the “Happy Feet” project (provided 300 pairs of new shoes and socks to area children). 

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Cram the Cruiser and Stuff the Bus

On July 13, Edmonson County Youth Service Center, Edmonson County Family Resource Center, Kentucky State Police, Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, and Brownsville Police all collaborated together for the 12th annual “Cram The Cruiser” and the 13th annual “Stuff The Bus”. Both of which are events to come together to raise money, supplies, or snacks for…

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ECMS Academic team honored

On July 9, the Fiscal Court held a meeting where they approved a proclamation in Honor of Edmonson County Middle School Academic Team. The proclamation  proclaims “Whereas,  The Chairman of the National Academic Championship has declared the Edmonson County Middle School academic team the Junior National Academic Champion and;  Whereas, Edmonson County Middle School academic team was one of two…

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School shopping, make plans to attend

The date is set for the upcoming Back to School Bash in Morgantown. On Aug. 2, from 4 to 6 p.m., students along with their families will be able to shop the School Supply Store at the Eva J. Hawes Building. Students registered with the Butler County School system are eligible for the service. The…

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Stars and Stripes appreciation

Patriotism is a very important thing to families in Butler County. The flag is displayed proudly in front of several homes and businesses in numerous locations within Morgantown and Butler County. Each of the colors on Old Glory depicts a specific meaning; white stands for purity and innocence, red shows hardiness and valor, and blue…

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Another Business Closes It’s Doors

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc. – The sun may have been shining bright, but the mood was gloomy as the word spread that Save-A-Lot would be closing its door on Friday, July 13th.   The sign on the door made it official last week after employees were told that the store would be closing due…

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MCHS Principal Kelly Bell Announces Retirement

Metcalfe County School System  – Metcalfe County High School Principal Kelly Bell has announced her retirement, effective immediately. Subsequent to this decision, Bell has accepted an administrative position in Tennessee.   “I will always cherish my years in the Metcalfe County School District,” Bell said. “I had planned to retire at the end of the coming…

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Government Center Nears Completion

PJ Martin The Herald-News – If you have driven down North Main Street recently you likely noticed the Metcalfe County Government Center building towering above all nearby.   According to Sr. Project Manager Tommy Hatcher of Scott, Murphy, and Daniel, everyone should start to see the finishing touches on the outside of the building in the…

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Come one come all

There is nothing better than enjoying a good meal, being outdoors, and spending time with the family. That is why the Friends of Nolin Lake chose to host Family Fest on July 14. The first 200 participants will receive free food and Kona Ice. This is thanks to the partnership of area sponsors. Additional activities…

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