Area News

Sister Schubert’s to Expand, Add Employment in Horse Cave

Dinner roll producer plans installation of new baking line FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2018) –Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls Inc., a major producer of frozen dinner rolls, has announced a $50 million phase I expansion of its manufacturing operation in Hart County expected to create 72 full-time jobs. “It is a strong endorsement of the workforce in…

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Fiscal Court 2018-19 Tax Rates Set

PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division – Last week the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court approved the “compensating rate” suggested by the Department of Local Government (DLG). The tax rate for 2018 real property is 9.1 cents per $100 assessed value, a slight increase from last year’s 9.0. The personal property rate continues to remain at…

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Half a century – Reminiscing with KHH

By Jennifer Moonsong, Jobe Publishing Regional Features It was 1968, and across the nation teenagers were tuning in, turning on and dropping out. Music was a big part of the cultural revolution that evolved, and it was no different in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. “We were all decked out in our hippie clothes, of course, because…

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ATV, golf cart Ordinance passes

PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division     Joe Plunk, Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 3 was on hand to answer questions from council members concerning state highway statutes for ATVs.           In a special called meeting on Monday, August 27th, the city council held the first reading…

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Tower Contract Signed at Last

PJ Martin, The Herald-News Metcalfe County Fiscal Court – Once again the communication tower took center stage at the August 14th fiscal court meeting. Vernon Engle of B & B Communications informed the magistrates that he had never received the purchase order (PO) for the tower stating, “Seven weeks ago, you as a fiscal court…

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SAR honors City of Morgantown

Gen. Richard Butler Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution in Colonial dress presented the City of Morgantown a Certificate of Appreciation on Aug. 21 for correctly flying the American flag at the city park in Morgantown. Morgantown Police Chief Giles Taylor is a founding member of the SAR. The Blue Flag is the Chapter Flag,…

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Welcome to broadcasting

Cub Scout Pack 208 out of Morgantown was given quite the opportunity this month.  They were able to witness how a show is taped, through the eyes of a producer.  The group of youngsters was on set to talk on air about the benefits of scouting, they were able to go behind the scenes of…

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VFW National Commander visits

VFW National Commander B.J. Lawrence paid a special visit to Morgantown on Aug. 15.  During his time spent, he was able to meet and speak with many public officials and local VFW members.  Lawrence was elected Commander-in-Chief on July 25.  As part of his campaign, he visits area VFW’s and hears about their concerns and…

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Seniors Day Out

Barbara Fitzhugh from the St. John Thrift Store and Food Pantry, along with Vickie Walker from the Edmonson County Senior Pantry hosted a day of food, games, and information for Edmonson County residents that were 55 and older.     On Aug. 17, at the Brownsville Community Center, there were over 15 information booths set up which…

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Cornbread Mafia

Author of “The Cornbread Mafia: A Homegrown Syndicate’s Code of Silence and the Biggest Marijuana Bust in American History”, James Higdon, made a special appearance at the library to talk about his book and visit with fans.  The author reading took place this month at the Edmonson County Public Library.   Jim Higdon is a native of…

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