Area News

HART COUNTY BAND ENDS SEASON WITH MSBA CLASS A CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

  Mid-States Band Association (MSBA) held their “Class A” Championships in Norwood, Ohio this past weekend on November 3rd.  The Prelims competition began Saturday morning with 30 bands representing the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio working towards a spot in the finals competition that evening.  Kentucky had 19 bands represented in the class. …

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Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Foster Parents

Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Kentucky Adoptive, Foster Parents Families recognized for permanent, transitional care of children FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin, First Lady Glenna Bevin, and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) officials recently honored several families from across the Commonwealth for their service as adoptive and foster parents to…

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METCALFE COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

METCALFE COUNTY * Incumbent  TOTALS METCALFE COUNTY JUDGE/EXECUTIVE Democrat      Greg Wilson* 1,923 Republican      Harold D. Stilts 2,614 METCALFE COUNTY COURT CLERK Democrat      Carol England Chaney* 2,838 Independent      Charles Costello 1,391 METCALFE CIRCUIT COURT CLERK Democrat      Erica Shive Hensley 1,556 Republican      Tommy Garrett* 2,975 METCALFE COUNTY SHERIFF Democrat      Dalton…

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Monroe County Election Results Nov. 6, 2018

    Unofficial vote tallies for Monroe County Anne Pyburn Craig As the dust settled, it was clear that Monroe County voters were not in the mood for any last-minute upsets in the 2018 race. None were even possible at the county level or in the city races for Gamaliel and Fountain Run; all of those…

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Jacob’s Home Furnishings opening

While surrounded by family and the community, Zack Jacobs did the honors by cutting the ribbon at the ceremony held by the Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 2.  The new location of Jacob’s Home Furnishings opened with a steady stream of customers all day.    With tears in his eyes Jeff Jacobs thanked everyone for their support over…

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Volley for the Veterans

  The Volley for Veterans Tournament was held Nov. 3.  Walden’s BBQ sponsored the competition.  Proceeds from the event will be given to local veterans.  The event had concessions for everyone that attended and the winners received a trophy, a free meal ticket and their picture taken to hang up in Walden’s BBQ.   Four teams participated Kaori, Woosley Warriors, Volley…

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Veterans of Foreign Wars salute Commander

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AND AUXILIARY POST 5837  SALUTE  COMMANDER VFW DEPT OF KY  ROBERT “DOC” DAUGHTERY    VFW POST AND AUXILIARY POST 5837 SALUTE Robert “DOC” DAUGHTERY AS THE COMMANDER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF KENTUCKY AND IS ALSO A RESIDENT OF BUTLER COUNTY.   DOC WAS BORN IN MARCH 1947 IN SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, GRADUATED HIGH…

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Veteran of the Year

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary   Post 5837  VETERAN OF THE YEAR  CHARLES HATCHER  Charles joined the United States Army when in February 1964, At the old age of 19 years old. His basic training in Fort Polk, Louisiana then to AIT in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  Charles was sent to Germany from Fort Dix, New Jersey. Charles’ duty in Germany was that of…

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Clark family to be honored Nov. 10 at MES

MILITARY BIOGRAPHY of Christine Loomis Clark (US Navy 1992-1994), mother of Candace Ibarra.  Airman (E-3) Loomis Clark enlisted into the United States Navy and successfully completed boot camp in July 1992, at US Naval Recruit Training Center, Orlando, Florida. She Honorably Discharged from the US Navy as an Airman in August, 1994 from HS-1, NAS Jacksonville, Florida.  Military and civilian education: Airman Loomis Clark completed Basic Aviation Training at the US Naval Recruit Training Center in Orlando, Florida in 1992. In 2013, she obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal…

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