Edmonton News

Demolition Fun

PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The long-awaited demolition derby, originally scheduled for the first night of the Metcalfe County fair, was held on July 24th. A good size crowd came out despite the sweltering heat to see the 15 entrants beat and bang their way to the last car still moving. Brandon Bell, on…

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Gaye announces retirement

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce pulled in another record crowd at their summer quarterly breakfast on Tuesday morning last week. The announcement at the end caught almost everyone off guard as Chamber Board President Torrie Osbon formally announced the retirement of Executive Director Gaye Shaw. After 27…

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Haylin Adams Day

PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Friday afternoon, a very special young lady was recognized by The Peoples Bank, the City of Glasgow, and Barren County. A Proclamation was signed designating July 23rd as Haylin Adams Day. The amazingly talented 12-year-old Haylin Adams is well known locally after competing on Season 9 of the Food…

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Department reports

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in a specially scheduled July session on Monday, July 19, with all present except City Attorney Sharon Howard. It was an exceptionally short meeting. Although the agenda included the item Memorandum of Agreement – Metcalfe County Fire Department – Fire House, the document…

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Justice Center moving forward

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Glasgow City Council held its regular meeting on Monday, July 12th in the City Council Chambers of Glasgow City Hall. Councilmember Marna Kirkpatrick attended by video and Councilmember Freddie Norris was absent. The Resolution pertaining to the evaluation of proposals for the design-build RFP developed by the…

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21-22 Budget Approved

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors met in special session on Wednesday, June 9th in the Barren County fiscal courtroom. Executive Treasurer Steve Powell presented the April and May financial claims for board approval. The amount billed for the period April 1-30 was $573,148 while the…

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Fish and much, much more…

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   Most of us have watched the aquarium builders on TV and marveled at the major aquariums in places such as Newport, KY, and the Smokey Mountains, but did you know there are a lot of aquarium hobbyists in our area and a fish and tank rescue too? The…

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Planning for the future

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met for the regular June session on Monday, June 7th and again in special session on Wednesday, June 9th. Special guest BRADD Executive Director Eric Sexton presented information about the Community Strategic Planning and the local Steering Committee. Sexton explained that BRADD must, “update…

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Staffing issues foreseen

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Glasgow City Council held its regular meeting on Monday, May 24th in person in the City Council Chambers of the Glasgow City Hall. Mayor Harold Armstrong began with a correction to numbers for Community Relief which he quoted at the May 10th meeting. The stated that the…

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Build it and they will come

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   On Friday, May 21, the new much larger pavilion for the Metcalfe County Farmers Market held its ribbon cutting with the Chamber of Commerce. It was a beautiful day and a huge crowd attended the day long events. Referring to the large crowd in attendance Farmers Market President…

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