Edmonton News

Road Repairs

By PJ Martin  Editor, The Herald-News    The Edmonton City Council held their monthly meeting on Monday, May 3 with social distancing and masks in use.   The first order of business was to approve the Discretionary Fund Agreement between the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the City of Edmonton. The Transportation Cabinet agrees to…

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Rebranding Glasgow

By PJ Martin  Jobe Publishing, Inc.    The Glasgow City Council held its regular meeting on April 26 as the first in-person meeting since March 9, 2020.  The first order of business was a Proclamation honoring TJ Samson Community Hospital for being named to the list of the top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals by…

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Increase in runs

By PJ Martin  Jobe Publishing Inc.    The April meeting of the Barren Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors was held on April 28th in the Metcalfe County fiscal courtroom. Data for both February and March were presented due to not meeting in March.   Executive Treasurer Steve Powell presented the February and March financial…

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First Chamber Breakfast of 2021

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   A crowd of over 100 attended the first Chamber Breakfast of 2021. Most commented how nice it was to be able to attend the breakfast and how much they had missed them last year. The business of the quarter award was presented to Parks Panel Processing & Manufacturing,…

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Investments under discussion

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc. The Glasgow City Council held its regular meeting on April 12th by video teleconference. The second reading of an Ordinance relating to the transfer of surplus property owned by the City of Glasgow as part of excess land set aside to the City in the amount of 0.167 acres…

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Smithsonian Exhibit comes to Glasgow

  By PJ Martin Editor, Herald-News   The South Central Kentucky Cultural Center (SCKCC) and the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library were chosen by the Kentucky Humanities Council to host the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibit “Crossroads: Change in Rural American.” The ribbon cutting was held Friday, April 9 and the exhibit officially opened…

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City awarded grant

By PJ Martin  Editor  Edmonton Herald-News    The Edmonton City Council met for their regular in-person session on Monday, April 5. It was a short agenda and meeting.   Mayor Doug Smith announced that the city had been approved to receive the Land and Water Conservation Grant. The city will receive $66,852 of a 50/50 match…

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100 New jobs coming soon

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A specially called meeting of the Glasgow City Council was held by video teleconference on Monday, March 8th. Among the new business discussed was the first reading of an ordinance permitting the rebate of 1% of the 1.75% Occupational License on wages paid by AtCorr Packaging Product LLC…

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City Applying for CDBG-CV Grant

PJ Martin  Editor  Edmonton Herald-News    The Edmonton City Council held its regular in-person March meeting on Monday, March 1st.   The first order of business was the unanimous approval of Resolution 2020-2021-07 which authorizes Mayor Doug Smith to apply for the Community Development Block Grant-Covid (CDBG-CV) Utility Assistance Program. The application is prepared by the…

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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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