Area News

Alpha-gal Syndrome: The tick-borne meat allergy

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Kentucky is known as a great place to enjoy many outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, and hiking just to name a few. While beautiful scenery may draw you outdoors, it also may put you in contact with ticks. Most tick bites just become an itchy nuisance, but…

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Local artist to compete at national level

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Earlier this year, Mammoth Cave National Park announced its International Year of Caves and Karst (IYCK) Art Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “Discover what’s under your National Park”. The regional contest included not only the state of Kentucky but also Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio,…

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Plaza reopens in August

Special to Jobe Publishing, Inc.   After 16 months the Historic Plaza Theatre is reopening.   Like so many businesses in our region, The Plaza Theatre had to close its doors, but they have been busy rescheduling postponed concerts and scheduling fantastic new events. The Plaza’s doors re-open on August 14th featuring the annual favorite,…

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Cooking with the Cat makes comeback

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   It was sweet times last Tuesday for the first group of youngsters to return to Cooking with the Cat.   The interactive cooking and learning event co-hosted by the Metcalfe County Public Library and UK Extension was a pre-COVID favorite for local children. This is…

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MCHS Names new band director

Torrie Osbon Public Relations Director   Metcalfe County High School has selected Tiffany Riggins as the school’s next band director. Riggins has served as the school’s assistant band director for the past two years under Tyler Fenwick, who is pursuing a new career opportunity. Riggins also teaches arts and humanities at MCHS. Riggins says she…

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Street Survival Training

Special to Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Violence plagues our society every single day. You always hear nearly every day people who without warning, were subjected to a violent crime. Sometimes it was a simple robbery, sometimes it was much worse. Due to the nature of our unforgiving society and the relentlessness of criminals, G2R developed…

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Fiscal Court – ABC regularly fee and 911 funding

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   At the regularly scheduled meeting of Metcalfe County fiscal court on July 13, one of the main topics of discussion was the approval of an ABC regulatory fee. The fee, which is just being instated at the maximum 5%, will bring in revenues that can…

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Glasgow EPB interviews Reed

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manger Jobe Publishing, Inc.   In a special called meeting of the Glasgow Electric Plant Board on July 6, the board interviewed Melanie Reed for the job of superintendent. Reed is a Glasgow native and currently serves as the CFO for the utility.   “I saw your notable accomplishments, so…

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Edmund Rogers Chapter, NSDAR Spring Awards Luncheon

Linda Hitchcock, Chapter Publicist Various Photographers   Daughters of the American Revolution members, award recipients, and guests gathered at the Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse on Saturday, June 12, for the final meeting of the 2020-2021 season. The meeting began with a warm welcome by Chapter Regent June Jackson and then was joined by Chaplain Maude…

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