Area News

Arts for All Kentucky

Katrina England  Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald    Sims Studio and Art Shop of Horse Cave recently hosted the Arts for All Kentucky Side by Side Project. Through the project, artists collaborated with students with disabilities to give them access to arts through various processes.   The Side by Side Art Workshop and Collaborations is a project sponsored…

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Balloon Pollution

Farmers warn about the dangers of releasing balloons into the sky Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Balloons. They serve as decorations at birthdays, graduation parties, and other events. However, once balloons become loose or are released in memory of someone, they can pose a serious threat to animals. According to the U.S.…

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Glasgow Garden Club Creates Covid-19 Memorial Garden

Special to the Barren County Progress Photos provided by Glasgow Garden Club   In remembrance of the more than 90 citizens lost in Barren County to Covid-19, the Glasgow Garden Club, in cooperation with the City of Glasgow, has planted a memorial garden on the Glasgow Square. On June 10, during National Garden Week, Wes…

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Local business raises over $6,000 during a one-day benefit

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   When a beloved family suffered a tragic loss, a local business stepped up in a big way to show love and support. Andrew and Leia Tucker of Horse Cave, who also attend Coral Hill Baptist Church in Glasgow, lost their youngest child, Carsyn Drew Tucker, on June…

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Kentucky State Police Post 15 Investigates Fatal Collision in Metcalfe County

Kentucky State Police Post 15 was contacted on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at approximately 7:52 PM by Metcalfe County 911 regarding a two-vehicle fatal collision that occurred on Cedar Flat Curtis Rd.   Preliminary investigations indicate that Nicholas Smith, age 25, of Edmonton, KY was operating a 1985 Yamaha Motorcycle east bound on Cedar Flat Curtis…

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Metcalfe County Fiscal Court – Jail resolution, workforce discussion, and personnel issues

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court on June 22, the agreement with the Barren County Correctional Center was discussed. Jailer Randal Shive was present. “It’s your only resolution,” Shive said, reiterating that although the new agreement with the jail is…

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash

MCSO Press Release On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at approximately 1830 hours, the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single vehicle collision on KY 163, approximately 3.2 miles south of Summer Shade, KY. Sheriff Lonnie Hodges and Deputy Logan Richardson responded to investigate.    Preliminary information indicates that Walter G. Sturgill was operating a…

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Myers nominated for Glasgow EPB board

By Jennifer Moonsong Managing Editor Sherri Dale Hall Myers, Ed.D., an involved community member of Glasgow, has been nominated by Mayor Harold Armstrong to serve on the Glasgow Electric Plant Board. As a resident of Glasgow, Myers has always had an interest and involvement in community projects, from her work at the Barren County YMCA…

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C.A.M.P. TJ provides therapy and fun for all

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Last week, TJ Samson Hospital’s Rehabilitation Services Department hosted its 22nd annual C.A.M.P. TJ Kids event. C.A.M.P. TJ Kids, which stands for Children Always Making Progress, is a therapy-based program for campers with special needs. The camp serves individuals, ages 3 up to 21, who have varying…

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Williamson signs to shoot archery for CU

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Hannah Williamson, a 2021 graduate of Hart County High School, will continue her archery career as a Campbellsville University (CU) Tiger. She signed with CU in late March, supported by her parents, Leon and Elizabeth Williamson, along with several other family members, friends, and former coaches. Hannah…

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