Area News

A possible solution to vehicle issues

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Metcalfe County fiscal court met on February 12th with several guests in attendance. A representative of Enterprise Fleet Management Eric Brady presented information relating to a meeting held weeks ago for vehicle management for the Sheriff’s Dept., Road Dept., and EMS vehicles. According to Brady, Enterprise Fleet…

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Small town, big heart – Why the Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber thrives

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce has been around for a quarter of a century now, and it has gained the respected reputation of being the biggest little chamber in the Commonwealth. Executive Secretary to the chamber Gaye Shaw has been with the chamber since…

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Still Missing

Staff Report Last year the community had quite a scare when then 14-year-old Amber Shirley went missing. Since that time, Shirley was located, but she is now missing again. Shirley was last seen January 18 at approximately 11 p.m. on the Robert Wilson Rd. in Metcalfe County. Police describe 15-year-old Amber as a white female…

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Layers of Love – Gives fans cookie jars

By Thomas Wampler Jobe Regional Sports  Metcalfe County and Barren County basketball fans got a surprise at last week’s basketball game. Over 20 participants in the “Layers of Love” program gave fans from both schools special cookie jars they made. “They had a lot of fun making them and probably even more fun and joy…

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Staying Strong for Steven

Townsfolk packed in the high school gymnasium on Feb. 9 to be part of a great cause, for one of their own.  Staying Strong for Steven was a huge success. It took a combined effort by many locals, with the end result being a fellowship of love for the Lindsey’s.    Earlier this year, Steven was…

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Spelling Bee winners

Edmonson County’s yearly district spelling bee was held on Feb. 5.  Brody Johnson was the eighth-grade winner and also awarded first place.  He will be competing at the state spelling bee in Louisville on March 16.  He received a trophy, $50 cash prize, and $100 to pay for expenses to the state competition.  Seventh-grader Preslee Hyman was the seventh-grade…

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DECA Regionals

DECA stands for Defense and Economic Cooperation Agreement.  DECA membership is available to students with career interests in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, and management in grades nine through twelve. The organization’s mission statement is DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.  Edmonson…

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Metcalfe County Middle School players named All-Stars

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Two MCMS  Hornet Basketball players have been given the prestigious honor of being deemed All-Stars. Charles Thomas Branstetter and Hudson Jessie were nominated to be on the Southern Kentucky Middle School Basketball All-Star 7th Grade team. Coaches throughout Southern Kentucky nominated 7th and 8th…

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New 2 hour parking begins

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Edmonton City Council held its February meeting last Monday with a discussion about the parking situation on the Edmonton square. Several complaints have been filed by businesses on the square concerning people parking their vehicles in front of their establishments and leaving them unattended for days at…

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