Area News

Donation returned

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 10th at the Metcalfe County Government Center with all in attendance. Judge/Executive Harold Stilts relayed that “Due to the court not being able to satisfy Sumitomo on the stage they wanted built in the courthouse yard,…

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Winning way: 4-H Shooting Sports

  Metcalfe County 4-H youth participated last weekend in the State 4-H Shoot. The 22 pistol, 22 long rifle, air rifle, and air pistol teams shot Saturday at Bluegrass Sportsman League in Wilmore, KY. The teams consisted of the following students in these age decisions: 9-11 Kelsey Shive Sarah Hurt Justin Lessenberry Oaklee Fugate Issac…

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SEWS Comments on fiscal court actions

Matt Adams General Manager of General Affairs and Human Resources Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc., (SEWS), would like to comment on the actions taken today by the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court regarding the decision to return the $10,000 donation made by SEWS to the County during the 30th Anniversary celebration of SEWS in 2017. In…

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City votes on tax rates

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The September Edmonton City Council meeting was held on Tuesday, September 10th due to Labor Day falling the previous week. All were in attendance except Councilmember Teresa Hamlett whose husband is still hospitalized. The second reading of the 2020 Motor Vehicle and Watercraft Property Tax Rate Ordinance #2019-20-02…

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Immigration, health care, and NAFTA

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   Congressman James Comer held a town hall meeting in Metcalfe County on September 3rd at the Metcalfe County Judicial Center. “What I do at the town halls is give a brief update on what’s going on in Washington and then turn it over for questions.” The Congressman stated…

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A love story a long time in the making

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When David and Kathleen Sigurbjartsson first met they were just kids living in Florida. Kathleen was 4 and David was 6. “Our Mother’s were friends. We would hang out and do fun things like build chopper bikes in the yard,” she said. However, the…

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Metcalfe County Cheerleaders leading the way in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Coach Summer Glass and the 2019 cheerleaders have worked hard all summer and are ready now to have some fun on Friday nights. “This group of girls have gained valuable experience and we feel really confident going into this year,” Glass began. “They worked hard on…

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Lady Hornet Volleyball team confident in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Coach Whitney Estes and the Lady Hornets volleyball are excited about the 2019 season. “The season started out pretty good so far,” Estes began. “Our girls are positive with their attitudes and they have come out strong and ready to play this year.” Estes says one…

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Hornets hungry for return to success in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Last season, the Class 2A Metcalfe County Hornets went 2-9 with an 8-7 win over Adair County and a 56-14 thrashing of Caverna. In between, those victories were some close games and some blowouts. Where are the 2019 Hornets at as they prepare to open the…

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White Cemetery tradition lives on

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On September 21 at 1 pm friends, family, neighbors, and descendants of those buried in White Cemetery are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Pig Roast. The White Cemetery, founded in 1895, is nestled the peaceful and picturesque hills of Sulphur Lick adjacent to…

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