Area News

River Fest

Residents of Butler County have so much to be thankful for.  One of which is a community of individuals who come together to host family-friendly events at no charge to the public.     Butler County Fiscal Court along with numerous community members worked together to put on the North Park River Fest.  This is quickly becoming…

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80 years in agriculture

What a big year for Butler County Agriculture.  Butler County Farm Bureau held their annual membership meeting on Sept. 11.  This is their 80th year of providing service to families.  Shane Wells opened the meeting and Greg Drake introduced the many visitors for the evening.    The big winners for the night were Nathan McKinney and…

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Mobile dairy classroom

Daisy, the Jersey Cow and her driver Megan Komar (mobile dairy classroom instructor) with Southland Dairy Farms out of Barren County was invited by Joe Durbin, Magistrate District 2 to come to Edmonson County and do a presentation.  Durbin said after speaking to the Commission of Agriculture Ryan Quarrels about the children in the community, he…

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Pulling and crashing time

The Edmonson County Lions Club Fair brought good times Sept. 14 and Sept. 15 to all the residents with the return of the KTPA Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday night and the much-anticipated Demolition Derby on Saturday night.  The truck and tractor pull had been taken off the schedule in the past due to low attendance,…

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The Resting American Flag

Bonnieville Elementary Assigns Students Responsibility — New Basketball Coach  Thursday, September 7, in a meeting with Bonnieville Elementary School’s principal, Ms. Georgia Bilyeu Bryson, a couple of rather important matters were discussed. Some people may have noticed The American Flag, that normally waved high in the air before the school, had been unusually neglected this…

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Rogers on Rogers

By Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional Features Descendant of Edmund Rogers discusses Edmund’s legacy Attorney Ben Rogers has long been a resident of Barren County, but he feels a definite kinship with Metcalfe County, as well he should, being the fifth generation grandson of Edmund Rogers, for whom the City of Edmonton is named. “I…

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Summer traffic recap

Nolin Lake State Park has seen an upswing in visitors this year and a 14 percent increase in the campsite and picnic rentals.  Things are definitely moving in the right direction, proving that families still love to spend time out on the water.    Nolin Lake State Park Manager David Kem gave a brief overview of…

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Gilstrap Pie Supper and Auction

For 43 years now the Gilstrap community has been hosting a gathering for family and friends to come out and enjoy the weather outdoors.  This year’s event took place on Sept. 1.   There was an abundance of interesting and exciting things to take part in that evening.   What was so nice to see is individuals…

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A Diverse Art

An expression is done in many ways, and for each person, they may choose their own varied form.  Some choose it as a hobby while others opt for doing it full time.  Rae Daugherty is one of those talented individuals who has focused her life around art.  Her specialty of choice is anime, which is…

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Rex Chapman Visits

Written by: Scotty Dennis Rex Chapman Visits Caverna High School On Tuesday, September 04, Caverna High School welcomed a former UK basketball elitist and retired NBA player, Rex Chapman. Being native to our home state of Kentucky, born in Bowling Green and raised in Owensboro, Rex is not clueless where Kentucky’s athleticism potentials are. Rex joined…

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