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Butler to play football at Georgetown

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Dustin Butler, a 2022 graduate of Hart County High School, will be wearing a new jersey this fall. The 19-year-old running back from Bonnieville officially signed on February 2 to play football at Georgetown College. He recently moved to campus on August 2. “Football’s always been one…

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The KY-357 Murder

Arrests made as community mourns victim Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Many community members are left in shock and disbelief after the murder of an elderly Hart County resident. On the evening of Friday, July 29, deputies with the Hart County Sheriff’s Department responded to 10070 Hammonsville Road along KY-357 in the…

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Muhlenkamp chosen as Glasgow’s Superintendent

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Dr. Chad Muhlenkamp has been named superintendent for Glasgow Independent Schools.  This concludes a search that began when former superintendent Keith Hale announced his resignation earlier this year.  By last week, the potential superintendents had been narrowed to for individuals. The announcement was made Friday evening at…

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Student creates app to help cancer patients

Mary Beth Sallee  Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald    According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.9 million new cancer cases within the United States this year. That’s approximately 5,250 new cases each day.   Thanks to the innovation of one local student, those diagnosed with the disease may soon have a plethora…

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An Aloha Christmas comes to Glasgow

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The 2022 Glasgow Christmas parade will be festive, with a friendly, tropical twist. The theme, “An Aloha Christmas”  announced last week by the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce “Aloha, meaning love, peace, and compassion which represents the Christmas spirit, and originates from Hawaii where it’s summer year-round,”…

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The Penske Problem

Family displaced for over 100 days and counting By Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   At approximately 1:30 in the morning on April 9, Angela Goodman was asleep in the front room of her home with her daughter, 8-year-old Isabella, when a Penske box truck crashed into their bedroom. “Patrick had just gotten home…

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Matched

Hart Countian donates stem cells to help cancer patient By Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Back in April, Jonah Carter received an email that included a very important request. His human leukocyte antigens (HLA) were found to match a patient currently battling blood cancer, and he was asked if he’d be willing to…

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Council strikes down changes to nuisance ordinance for homeowners

Infringing on individual’s rights: Honeycutt   Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The majority of councilmembers were not in favor of amending the city’s nuisance ordinance §95.03 to add more specific language regarding homeowners and their properties. Glasgow Code Enforcement Officer, Cheryl Pena, addressed the Glasgow City Council on July 25th in a regular meeting…

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Library hosts KY Reptile Zoo

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc. The Metcalfe County Public Library hosts another event for their annual Summer Reading program. Last Wednesday, kids and adults alike gathered to see the reptiles from a Kentucky Reptile Zoo program. Participants learned a variety of facts and characteristics about the reptiles showcased at the Bowling Park Gymnasium. The…

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