Edmonton News

Road & bridge repairs discussed

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division It was a busy fiscal court meeting Tuesday, March 12 with representatives of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet leadership in attendance. They were there as part of a statewide listening tour to gather information from local officials about the needs of the roads in the county.  Paul Looney Deputy…

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Being prepared for severe weather

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) Joe Sullivan with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Louisville spent last Thursday in Metcalfe County teaching the community about severe weather. He began with a visit to the Metcalfe County Middle School where he spoke to the science class about the different types…

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City police have a busy month

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division At the March 4th meeting, the Edmonton Police Chief Delaney Wilson reported on a more active month in February despite it being a shorter month. Wilson announced that Colby Romines was hired into the city’s police force on February 26 and that Assistant Police Chief Michael Taylor retired…

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County Clerk’s Settlement

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Tuesday, February 26th meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court began on a pleasant note as Metcalfe County Clerk Carol E. Chaney presented a check for $53,861 in excess fees for the 2018 Final Settlement. Chaney reported a receipt total of $1,863,247.53 and disbursements totaling $1,809,386.53. The…

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A burglar on the loose

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division There have been several burglaries in the last couple of weeks in Edmonton. On the night of February 18th, a person or persons broke into MFS Alliance on South Main Street. According to Barney Withers thieves damaged the side door and gained entrance into the feed room. They…

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A charm all her own

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division “I could tell you a lot of stories,” laughed Bedie Smith. Considering Ms. Bedie is 95 years young, she probably could. Bedie is a resident at the Metcalfe Healthcare Center and is so well loved that many of the staff call her “Ma.” One staff member remarked that…

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City gets a clean audit

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Edmonton City Council met in a specially called meeting on February 19th to hear representatives of Taylor, Polson, and Company Certified Public Accountants present their audit summary for the fiscal year 2017-2018. CPA Jeff Carter began by summarizing the first paragraph of the audit report by explaining…

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Let’s go to the Freeze

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division There is nothing like a good handmade milkshake on a hot summer afternoon and you can still get them in Edmonton at Gene’s Freeze. Gene’s Freeze or ‘The Freeze’ as it is known locally was opened on August 31, 1958, by Gene and Geneva Wyatt, during the drive-in…

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A possible solution to vehicle issues

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Metcalfe County fiscal court met on February 12th with several guests in attendance. A representative of Enterprise Fleet Management Eric Brady presented information relating to a meeting held weeks ago for vehicle management for the Sheriff’s Dept., Road Dept., and EMS vehicles. According to Brady, Enterprise Fleet…

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New 2 hour parking begins

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Edmonton City Council held its February meeting last Monday with a discussion about the parking situation on the Edmonton square. Several complaints have been filed by businesses on the square concerning people parking their vehicles in front of their establishments and leaving them unattended for days at…

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