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Hart County Jail inmates, deputies test positive for COVID

Hart County Jail inmates, deputies test positive for COVID Mary Beth Sallee    According to Hart County Jailer Israel Bergenson, a total of 69 inmates and 5 deputies have tested positive for COVID-19. Bergenson stated that the entire jail population was administered COVID tests after three or four inmates showed mild symptoms of the disease.…

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Serving the community during a difficult year

By PJ Martin Editor Edmonton Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Public Library has weathered the Covid-19 closings along with the rest of the community. Prior to the Covid-19 quarantine in March, the library was set to have another busy year. Director Kasey Warf reported the following statistics for the 2019 – 2020 Fiscal Year. 16,305…

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How sweet it is…Hornets tame Wildcats 34-27

  Metcalfe advances to quarter finals of KHSAA playoffs By T. Wampler Jobe Regional Sports How sweet it is. The Metcalfe County Hornets exacted a sweet measure of revenge against the Edmonson County Wildcats last Friday night. The Hornets tamed the Wildcats 34-27 to claim the 2A District 3 Championship and advance to the quarter…

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Land deeded to Sulphur Well Park

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In 2000, Judge/Executive Butler signed a lease agreement with David Froggett, Sr. allowing 1.57 acres of his private property bordering Sulphur Well Park to be used for the purpose of a walking trail, built by grant funding. The lease agreement was for 30 years and…

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Metcalfe’s Toys for Tots 2020 underway

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office and the Metcalfe County School’s Family Resource Center are partnering this Christmas season to bring Toys to Tots. This is the second year that Metcalfe County has participated in the United States Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program, collecting and…

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Advent and the Second Coming of Christ (Mark 13:24-37)

Fr. Ben Cameron, CPM Pastor, St. Helen Catholic Church  In the Gospel of Mark this Sunday (the First Sunday of Advent), Our Lord Jesus is answering the question of his Jewish listeners about when the destruction of Jerusalem will take place.  Since the Jews could not imagine the destruction of the Temple being a separate…

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Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes Mrs. Stephanie Bullard’s Class South Edmonson Elementary   Get a turkey from the woods Stuff it with butter Rub sprinkles on top of it. Cook it in a microwave at 300 degrees for 10 hours. Serves 7. By: Shaylee   Get a turkey from:  the woods Stuff it with: potatoes Rub butter on…

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Read-N-Feed Christmas

Read-N-Feed Christmas Mary Beth Sallee A new and exciting event is happening soon for the children of Hart County: Read-N-Feed Christmas. This event was established thanks to the hard work and dedication of Dr. Virag Pandeya, M.D., his wife Jackie Pandeya, APRN, and Helping Hart founder Angel Bergenson. Read-N-Feed is an anticipated year-round reading incentive…

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Preserving the past

Brenda Dudderar finds great respect in helping to preserve the past. Photo submitted.  Preserving the past Mary Beth Sallee   Volunteering is very admirable work. Often times, it consists of others dedicating time and effort to food pantries, toy drives, and children programs. Preserving the past However, what many don’t realize is the need for…

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A Silenced Thanksgiving

A Silenced Thanksgiving Paula Ratliff Thanksgiving may be a little different this year; after all, we couldn’t expect to have a normal Thanksgiving in the year 2020. I suspect Christmas will be different as well, but regardless of any mandates, I’m predicting the largest New Year’s Party EVER when 2020 ends! This is definitely the…

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