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Department of Revenue to begin processing 2022 state tax returns on February 6

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2023)—The Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) began accepting electronically filed 2022 individual income tax returns on January 23, 2023, mirroring the IRS tax filing timeline, with processing of Kentucky returns scheduled to begin on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Electronic individual income tax returns typically take four to six weeks to process.…

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Unity Begins

  Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing Reporter   Community leaders collaborated together and headed to Frankfort to represent Barren County to meet with key officials at the state level on Jan. 19. “The purpose of these meetings was to introduce the newly elected officials and share the positive momentum happening in Barren County,” said Maureen Carpenter,…

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A sneak peek inside PS&C

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Industrial Development Authority (IDA) held its January meeting inside the Pennington Stave and Cooperage (PS&C) building. Member Mark Linkous and Mayor Doug Smith were unable to attend, however, Chad Pennington of PS&C was in attendance to provide a tour of the facility and the equipment. Chairman…

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6th annual Hay and Straw Auction

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News As farmers in the state endeavor to feed their livestock as they do each year, agents from Metcalfe, Barren, Monroe, Hart, and Allen extension offices are working together to help. This year’s annual tri-county hay and straw action will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 10 a.m. at…

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Operation Hornet Hoodies

  By Kelly Shaw Metcalfe Co. High School   Metcalfe County High School celebrated the first Operation Hornet Hoodies with great success, all due to the support of local businesses and organizations. Because of the kindness of each community sponsor, every high school student received a hoodie for Christmas. The students at Metcalfe County High…

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South Central Kentucky Orthopedics is now T.J. Health Orthopedics

Glasgow, KY – T.J. Regional Health has joined forces with South Central Kentucky Orthopedics, the leading orthopedic care providers in this area for more than 30 years. Board-certified orthopedic surgeons, Barret Lessenberry, MD, Narasimha Reddy, MD, and Brian Elmlinger, MD, and their staff are well known for providing comprehensive orthopedic care to their patients. As…

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Policy update for Letters to the Editor

The Edmonton Herald-News has had the same verification process in place for 30 years for our Letters to the Editors section. We get e-mails and follow up with communication either in person or through electronic communication. In today’s high-tech world and with easy access to establishing fake accounts and false identities, it has come to…

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Gov. Beshear Makes Appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2023) – Gov. Andy Beshear has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions: Gov. Beshear has appointed Gene Rice, Logan Willett and Wesley Wolfe as City Commissioners for the City of Waverly, Kentucky.  Gov. Beshear has appointed Jennifer Collins, Meredith Figg and LaDonna Rogers as members of the Kentucky Council on…

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Shelter or Sanctuary? Metcalfe Sheriff addresses animal control

Allyson Dix Jobe Reporter  Animal control is a multifaceted problem–a complex and often contested matter. There are many legalities mixed in with a compassion for the well-being of animals. It isn’t always a black-and-white issue. Lingering at the county level are ongoing discussions over animal control matters and it isn’t an uncommon one. In fact,…

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Attorney General Cameron Announces Prosecution by His Office Leads to Indictment of Two Kentucky Women for Murder

FRANKFORT, Ky. (January 20, 2023) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced today that action by his Special Prosecutions Unit resulted in the indictment of Donna Cheryl Logsdon, 71, and Leighanne Bennett, 46, for murder. On January 13, 2023, a Barren County Grand Jury indicted both Logsdon and Bennett on one count of murder. According to the indictment,…

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