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Barren adds voting centers for General Election

Special to the Progress There’s no denying that in the past few years, the way Americans cast their votes at the polls has drastically changed. A break from the “normal,” coupled with ever-changing laws and regulations have no doubt made the process a learning experience for both voters and those in charge of local elections.…

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“Thank you, Charles Ross” Honoring a POW

Photos and Story by Jennifer Moonsong Regional Exclusive   Last week was POW Recognition Day, and DAV Chapter 20 and their Honor Guard took the time to recognize a very distinguished, local POW, Charles Ross. Ross is a retired Army Command Sergeant Major. Ross, now 93, was in a prison camp in Korea for three…

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Canopies for the park

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met on Monday, September 12 for the special called September meeting. All were in attendance. Before the meeting, a public hearing was held for comments on the use of Municipal Road Aid Funds and Local Government Economic Assistance (LGEA) Funds. No comments were received…

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Security cameras discussed

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court met in a special session on Friday, September 16th with all members in attendance except magistrate Donnie Smith. Metcalfe County Clerk Shannon Fields presented the fiscal court with details and estimates for security cameras to cover the voting machine storage area. New legislation…

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City of Glasgow Approves Counter Offer For Justice Center

By Allyson Dix Government News Following lengthy discussions on September 12 in regards to the judicial center project, Glasgow City Council members voted to approve a resolution that will allow the city to enter into an agreement with Barren County Public Properties Corporation to allow them the option to purchase city-owned property. The 3.26 acreage…

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More “Mammoth” 50 year anniversary of discovery

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Mammoth Cave, already lauded as the world’s longest cave, is officially six miles longer, making it more Mammoth than ever before. The new additions bring the total length of the cave to an astonishing 426 miles. “The additional 6 miles of cave is spread out in various…

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Barren County Property Deed Transfers

The following deeds were filed in the office of the Barren County Clerk during the August 29, 2022, to September 02, 2022, time period. Jonathon Horton and Tabatha Horton to James Taylor McMillen, Lot 17 (P18/315), Wellington Subdivision. Tax $27.00. Ronnie Daryl Johnson, Christopher Adam Holley, Amanda Holley, Jonathan Lee Holley, and Roberta Holley to…

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The Elm tree

By PJ Martin The Herald-News   It is unknown the exact age of the Elm tree standing in the north corner of the courthouse yard, but this once majestic tree has weathered many storms and stood firm. Wouldn’t you like to know the things it has seen over those many years? How many generations of…

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Golf Scramble to benefit Trooper Island

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Since 196Trooper Island Kid’s Camp by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) has helped underprivileged kids from across the Commonwealth to have enriched experiences through the camp. The Kentucky State Police continuously find new and creative ways to raise money for Trooper Island, and this month golfers will…

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