Area News

Increase in runs

By PJ Martin  Jobe Publishing Inc.    The April meeting of the Barren Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors was held on April 28th in the Metcalfe County fiscal courtroom. Data for both February and March were presented due to not meeting in March.   Executive Treasurer Steve Powell presented the February and March financial…

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First Chamber Breakfast of 2021

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   A crowd of over 100 attended the first Chamber Breakfast of 2021. Most commented how nice it was to be able to attend the breakfast and how much they had missed them last year. The business of the quarter award was presented to Parks Panel Processing & Manufacturing,…

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Metcalfe Fiscal Court – COVID update

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   At the April 27 regularly scheduled open meeting of the Metcalfe County fiscal court, Macy Welch gave a COVID update on behalf of Metcalfe County Emergency Management.   Welch stated that the county has had a total of 1,030 cases, with 904 recoveries, and 26…

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A Homecoming of Significance: Uniting Families

By Paula L. Ratliff and Dr. Jeffrey Scott Magers   While preparing for the Homecoming of Howard Scott Magers, I have reached out to many people that I thought would be interested in attending a military honors ceremony conducted by the United States Navy. One friend, Mike Ernst from Louisville served in the Navy, as…

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WKU Fulbright Scholar: Future abroad, heart in Kentucky

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When GHS graduate and WKU student Rubeun Tang first settled in Glasgow at the age of 6, it was a far cry in many regards from his familiar upbringing in Chinatown, NYC. “I was born in the Chinatown section of Manhattan but moved to Glasgow…

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Gone but not forgotten

Mary Beth Sallee  Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald    On April 22, Sister Schubert’s in Horse Cave held a special ceremony to honor the memory of employees who have passed away.  During the ceremony, a tree was planted and a stone was placed with each employee’s name.  Previously, names were on a small plaque in the…

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Business continues to grow in Hart County

Mary Beth Sallee  Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald    As April comes to an end, Hart County certainly has a lot to celebrate on the business side of things.  This past month, ribbon cuttings were held for the grand openings of new businesses as well as an already well-established business.   The Hanger Boutique  When Bethany and…

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The Sanctuary Safe Haven

A place of hope for all children Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   For the past few years, Jeremy Wilson has had a vision for the youth of the community. As pastor of United Faith Independent Church in Cave City, Wilson and fellow church members are making that vision a reality with The…

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Summer Shade Founders Day to be Held May 8

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   On Saturday, May 8th, the hamlet of Summer Shade will celebrate 149 years at their annual Founders’ Day event. Festivities will be underway from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “I am looking for pickers to help fill the 12 – 2 slot,” said coordinator, Ron…

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Tanner Jessie Selected to Play in 2021 Hawaii Tiki Bowl

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   Metcalfe County’s Tanner Jessie, son of Teddy and Angela Jessie, will get an opportunity of a life time later this year. After a selection committee saw football highlights, on Tanner’s Hudl page, a representative contacted him offering the opportunity to play in this year’s 2021 Tiki Bowl in…

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