Area News

The Hornets Collide With Clinton County

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   As you would expect, the faceoff between the Metcalfe County Hornets and Clinton County’s Bulldogs did not disappoint. Both teams fought till the final buzzer, in a night of questionable calls and high emotions that filled the Hornet gym. The Hornets and the Bulldogs came out with high…

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Child Abuse: Kentucky ranks #1

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Again, for the third consecutive year, Kentucky has ranked an undesirable number one when it comes to child abuse and neglect. In 2019, there were staggering 182 cases of death/near death incidents amongst Kentucky’s children. The Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel’s 2020…

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T. Marzetti Co. Expansion Grows by 80 Jobs in Hart County to 220

Announced a year ago and paused by the pandemic, project now represents a $133 million commitment FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2021) – As Kentucky rebuilds its economy stronger than ever, Gov. Andy Beshear today highlighted T. Marzetti Co.’s additional growth plans, which will increase the company’s expansion project announced a year ago from 140 to 220 full-time jobs…

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Council and Mayor endorses TVA contract

Shared that current development could be lost and future opportunities threatened PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc. The Glasgow City Council met by video teleconference on Tuesday, February 8 to discuss issues of the Electric Plant Board’s current state of affairs. Among the EPB issues is the signing of a 20-year contract with TVA by one…

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Giving from the Hart

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The heart is often seen as a symbol of love and affection – perfect timing as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. But the heart, and even love itself, is much more than a sentiment or holiday. It also represents kindness and compassion, understanding and strength,…

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Zoning: Where is the line drawn?

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On the corner of Lonoke Road and 31-W in Munfordville, land is being cleared in preparation for the construction of yet another Dollar General Store. What some may see as convenience, homeowners in the area see it as a nuisance. Mike and Laura Burd have lived in…

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Coffee, Community & Collaboration

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Walking through the doors of Cave City’s new coffee shop, Black Magic, you will be warmly welcomed by the aroma of coffee beans, local art, and a quirky and unusual wall of plants. If it feels like an eclectic collaboration of ideas growing every day,…

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Honoring Kerry McDaniel

“May you rest in peace. We have the watch from here, sir.” Mary Beth Sallee Reporter Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On February 4, the Hart County community mourned the loss of one of its own. Kerry McDaniel, Emergency Management Director and Solid Waste Coordinator, passed away from complications due to COVID-19. Kerry was a loving…

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BC Jail Committee Meeting – Budget and employee concerns

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In a February meeting of the Jail Committee the price of the copier contract, the potential changing of a food service provider, new hires, and expenditures were discussed. The first item discussed was the matter of obtaining a new copier contract. Stipulations for Xerox and…

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