Area News

Agreement with TJ Samson Approved

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Memorandum of Understanding between T. J. Samson Community Hospital and Metcalfe County was approved at the December 21st meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court. “It is exactly what we had talked about with the hospital and I still can’t say enough for TJ stepping up…

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Hornets win two out of three in Caveland Classic

By Thomas Wampler/ Jobe Regional Sports The Hornets won two of three in Rafferty’s/Double Dogs Caveland Classic held at Edmonson County during the holiday break from school. They opened the tournament with a win over Edmonson County 71-64 and lost their second game to Grayson County 71-63.  The Hornets defeated Hart County 74-60 in their…

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Metcalfe man published in popular Arrowhead Guide

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Artifact expert David Kussmaul’s lifelong fascination with the past is second nature, and now his passion has landed him a spot as a published artist in the Overstreet Arrowhead Guide. An internet in artifacts “I always dreamed of finding the next big dinosaur and…

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Monroe woman missing after car swept away

By Allyson Dix Government Community News Emergency crews and volunteers are actively searching for a Gamaliel woman after floodwaters swept her car away into East Fork Creek. Leah Carter was traveling on Lyons Road in Monroe County on Dec. 31, 2018 when local dispatch received a 911 call from her stating her vehicle was being…

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Currently, Cave City murder case

          KSP Conducts Murder Investigation in Barren County Cave City, KY (December 28, 2018)- On Friday evening at 9:08 PM (CST), KSP Post 3 dispatch received a call for service from the Cave City Police Department requesting assistance with a death investigation that had occurred at 200 Glenwood Court. Cave City…

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Swearing in for 2019

Thursday afternoon the official elected to both county and city positions, including the new Mayor and County Judge/ Executive, were sworn in. A crowd gathered to witness the event, the fruits of a the November general election. Judge Tom Emberton swearing in Metcalfe County Judge/Executive Harold Stilts. He was accompanies by his wife, Patricia and…

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Barrel making facility: Proposal accepted, details questioned

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc On Monday, December 17th the Industrial Development Board met. Once again the proposed barrel making facility, Pennington Stave and Cooperage, was the main topic of discussion. “Since the last time we met things have come a long way with the information flow,” said Board Chairperson,…

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Looking Back at 2018

By PJ Martin, Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division January – The year started off white with a measurable snowfall within the first couple of weeks, resulting in a brief break from school. January also saw the beginning of the sidewalk project, which wouldn’t be completed until the end of August. A Transportation Alternative Program Grant (TAP…

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Barren County Barn Burglars

       Barren County Barn Burglars           In Barren County the now popular, old barnwood is being stolen from barns The Barren County Sheriff’s Office has taken several reports of barns being vandalized, and the lumber being stolen off the sides. Latest reports have been in the Bon Ayr community of…

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