Area News

A Closer Look as LSC’s Closing Announcement Continues to Stun Glasgow

LSC/RR Donnelly and Sons The Big Green Machine lives on in us A Jobe Exclusive “Since the announcement of the termination of LSC’s merger agreement with Quad/Graphics in July 2019, LSC will have closed a total of eight facilities…reduced its workforce by approximately 2,500 employees.” This was part of the statement from Thomas Quinlan, CEO…

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For the love of horses

By Jennifer Moonsong Regional Manager/ Central Division   When Dr. DeAnn Hughes was still just a girl, she already knew she wanted to pursue a career as a veterinarian. “I don’t remember ever wanting to do anything else,” Hughes said. A lifelong love of horses In Harrisburg, Illinois where she was born and raised, young…

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Metcalfe County: Looking in the review mirror at 2019

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News January – A Memorandum of Understanding between T. J. Samson Community Hospital and Metcalfe County was approved by the fiscal court. The agreement states that TJ shall reimburse Metcalfe County for sums contributed to the Ambulance Service deficit allocation in excess of $150,000 annually, but not on sums utilized…

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Maureen Carpenter named Executive Director of Economic Authority

By Jeff Jobe Publisher Barren County Progress The Glasgow Barren County Chamber of Commerce hosted an event this past Thursday at the TJ Pavilion Community Room for Maureen Carpenter.   She has been named the new Executive Director of the Barren County Economic Authority. Carpenter has built a career working inside economic development and most recently…

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A Little Taste Done in a Big Way

Local family restaurant going strong for 25-years By Veronika Well Community Features Barren County Progress If you’ve been around Glasgow much, you already know the place, but if you don’t, put it on your bucket list. A Little Taste of Texas celebrated 25 years on Saturday, December 14th. Glasgow native, Kat Farrell, and her family…

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Another EPB Stand-Off

Taylor and Froedge clash on “transparency” and “attorney-client privilege” Staff report GLASGOW, Ky. – Tuesday night’s Glasgow Electric Plant Board meeting was another agenda that just didn’t go as planned.  Board chairman John “Tag” Taylor was upset that board member DT Froedge shared an attorney communication in response to an open record request.  Froedge said…

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