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Sharp passes on ruling  Newspaper of Record GDT falls to 3,910 bona fide paid circulation while BCP reaches new high of 4,443 Staff Report Barren County Progress Barren County Judge/Executive Micheal Hale made a motion in last week’s Fiscal Court meeting to seek declaratory judgment from the Barren Circuit Court on which local newspaper should be…

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Will a new barrel-making facility take root in Metcalfe?

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc   The Industrial Development Board called a special meeting to discuss the possibility of a new business coming to town, which could provide 60 or more jobs for residents of Metcalfe County. Under the direction of the board’s chairperson, Bill Lytle, the majority of the…

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Chamber Christmas Banquet

By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The 2018 Edmonton Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce Christmas Banquet is one for the history books. One hundred and eighty people, reportedly the largest crowd to ever attend, enjoyed a very nice dinner catered by Diane’s Cakes and Catering. Chamber President Jamie Parke introduced local attorney Herbert Sparks as…

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Lisa Boswell wins 24th Annual Jim C. Coleman Community Service Award

At the recent Edmonton Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Banquet, Lisa Olson Boswell was introduced as the 24th Annual Jim C. Coleman Community Service Award recipient. Lisa Olson was born in Sioux Fall, South Dakota and was the youngest of a large family. After her father passed away when Lisa was in her early…

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Metcalfe County Fiscal Court – New Business Announced

By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division “K. L. Woodland Management, Inc. from Princeton, Kentucky has chosen a location out on highway 90 to locate here,” announced Judge/Executive Greg Wilson. The owner Brett Schultz had been in contact with Wilson for several months while searching for the right property. Schultz purchased property near the county…

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Guthrie Statement on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) today released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:   “I am deeply saddened by the death of President George H. W. Bush. President Bush dedicated his life to our country, starting with his valiant service in the Navy during World War…

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Jobe Asked Governor Bevin the Tough Questions

By Scotty Dennis For the second year in a row, Governor Bevin has invited members of our newspaper company for a personal interview in his State Capital office in Frankfort. Publisher Jeff Jobe and his team took Governor Bevin up on his invitation to interview last week. With no script, like the year before, the…

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Future of the county – An Interview with Harold Stilts

By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The newly elected Judge/Executive Harold Stilts sat down at the Herald-News office recently to offer the citizens of Metcalfe County a peek into the plans he has for the future of Metcalfe County. Stilts began by stating, “My first order of business when I take office is to…

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