Edmonton News

Community Chronicles – Remembering the Kinnaird’s

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Anyone who has lived around Edmonton or Metcalfe County likely remembers the one place you could get emergency plumbing and electrical supplies when all other hardware stores were closed. Kinnaird Supply, the family-owned and operated business with honest, friendly, community-oriented owners, R. T. and Lovie Kinnaird was a…

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Follow the Procedures or Nothing

By PJ Martin Editor The Edmonton Herald-News   In a special called meeting of the Edmonton City Council held in-person on February 3, the council was asked if they would like to announce a bid for half interest of the new pumper truck purchased by the Metcalfe County Volunteer Fire Department. Horace Robinson Chairman of…

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26 Businesses receive funds

By PJ Martin Editor The Edmonton Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in a specially called meeting on Monday, January 4th via teleconference to meet the governor’s regulations. Mayor Doug Smith thanked the council for meeting again this way and reminded them it was a special called meeting and only items listed on the…

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The Events of 2020

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The year 2020, will perhaps be best (or worst) remembered as the year of Covid-19, the cancelation of almost every public event, toilet paper shortages, limited dining out, unemployment, and quarantines; however, there were events taking place despite the pandemic. The Metcalfe County Emergency Management team was very…

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Local Woman Wins Mower

Every year Bush Hog sells tickets on a bright pink Bush Hog Brand zero turn mower. Tickets are sold at the National Farm Machinery Show and other farm shows across the country. They donate the money they receive from ticket sales to Breast Cancer Research. That is why the mower is painted pink. This year,…

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City offers small business grant

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in special session last Wednesday by teleconference to comply with the Governors Covid-19 precautions. The City of Edmonton received an allocation of $112,893 from the CARES grant from the state of Kentucky. This grant is for reimbursement of Covid related expenses incurred from…

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Serving the community during a difficult year

By PJ Martin Editor Edmonton Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Public Library has weathered the Covid-19 closings along with the rest of the community. Prior to the Covid-19 quarantine in March, the library was set to have another busy year. Director Kasey Warf reported the following statistics for the 2019 – 2020 Fiscal Year. 16,305…

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Mayor Proclaims Arts and Humanities Month

PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   In a proclamation signing Thursday morning, Mayor Doug Smith along with Barn Lot Theater’s Executive Director Kyle Hadley officially recognized October as National Arts and Humanities Month in Edmonton. The ceremonies were opened by Barn Lot Theater’s board Chairman Larry Wilson followed by Mayor Smith who proclaimed that the…

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Vehicle Tax Rate Set

By PJ Martin Editor The Edmonton Herald-News   The September meeting of the Edmonton City Council was held in person on Tuesday, September 8th with those attending socially distanced to adhere to the Governors restrictions. The second reading of the Motor Vehicle and Watercraft Property Tax Rate Ordinance 2020-21-02 was approved. As of the first…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   “It has more blooms on it this year than I have ever seen,” said Mrs. Mary Crumpton, referring to the huge red crepe myrtle at the side of her yard. The bush is around 20 feet tall now, but she remarked that it was only a couple of feet…

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