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City splits on EPB Chairman Froedge

Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Tracy Shirley, Director of Glasgow/Barren County Emergency Management, gave the Glasgow City Council a report following concerns some councilmembers had in December following the tornado outbreak last month. The emergency management department is responsible for testing the outdoor tornado sirens and Shirley discussed several issues recently found regarding them.…

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Kelly Green Day honors Cathy Murray

Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   On Tuesday, January 4th, Hart County High School FFA members hosted a Kelly Green Day to honor Cathy Murray in her battle against cancer. Cathy is the wife of Hart County High School Agriculture teacher Shaun Murray, who has been with the school district for over 25 years.…

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Arson arrests made

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Two recent fires at the Metcalfe County Lake and Park brought much speculation, and now thanks to the diligent work of the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office three individuals have been taken into custody.   On Saturday, December 18, 2021, person(s) unknown attempted to commit arson on a county…

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Felony Arrest

Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office   On October 8, 2021, Roth was arrested by the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office for being a convicted felon in possession of several firearms and ammunition following an investigation by Sheriff Lonnie Hodges. On Monday, January 03, 2022, at approximately 0830 hours, Nathan Roth came to the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office…

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Highway 68 Revival

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   As noted by a statement by from Secretary of State Michael Adams, “Kentuckians are an industrious and resilient people.” That statement is very true of Edmonton with several new businesses in various stages of completion. After the last couple of years, it’s refreshing and exciting to see growth…

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DUI Related Collision

Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office   On Friday, December 31, 2021, at approximately 2045 hours, the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single-vehicle collision on KY 80, approximately six miles east of Edmonton, KY. Deputy Logan Richardson was dispatched to investigate. Upon arrival, it was determined that Daniel Reyes was operating a 2007 Nissan…

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Hometown Heroes: Dr. Virag and Jackie Pandeya

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Food. Personal hygiene items. Clothing and shoes. These are the everyday basic necessities of life. But unfortunately in Hart County, there are individuals and families who are in need of these items on a daily basis. That’s where Dr. Virag Pandeya, M.D., and his wife Jackie Pandeya,…

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A calm start to the year

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met for the first time in 2022 on Monday, January 3, with all members present. The second reading was held for Ordinance No. 2021-22-05 Increasing the arrest fee from $10 to $30 in the City of Edmonton. The ordinance passed unanimously. City Attorney Brian…

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Felicia Shelton appointed as new County Clerk

By By B Jane Marsh Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Felicia Shelton was appointed County Clerk on Monday, January 3. Members of the Hart County Fiscal Court, retiring County Clerk Lisa Hensley Sanders, and Shelton’s friends and family were present during her appointment. Although her appointment as County Clerk is new, Shelton is not new…

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Retiring Chamber VP reflects on 17 years

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Ernie Myers knows quite well what it means to contribute to the community. As a seventh-generation Glasgow native, Myers entered the workforce at the young age of 12. Consequently, over the past 60 years, his work ethic never wavered, nor did his humble demeanor or his service to…

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