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The dangers of high temperatures

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   With recent temperatures reaching 90-100 degrees lately the heat index is horribly detrimental to people and animals’ health. Anyone who works outside is in danger of a heat-related illness or even death due to a heat-related illness. It is important to know the signs of those illnesses and…

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Major issues discussed

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County fiscal court met on Tuesday, June 14th with all in attendance except Magistrate Donnie Smith. Kentucky Emergency Area 3 Manager Gary Fancher updated the court on the status of unpaid KYEM-FEMA monies. “They [FEMA] are currently working on the reports that Emory [Kidd] has sent…

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Summerfest 2022

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Folks came out on Saturday, June 11th to celebrate the 2nd Summerfest 2022 on the square in Edmonton. The event promotes local vendors and stores around the square as well as gives citizens a day out in the sunshine. Overall, it was a great day of food, music,…

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All about the budget

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council held its regular June meeting on Monday, June 6th with all in attendance except City Fire Chief Jerry Clemmons. Mayor Doug Smith presented his budget proposal message prior to the first reading of Ordinance #2022-23-01 for the FY 2022-2023 Budget, which was later approved.…

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20 Years and Growing

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Being an entrepreneur today is a risky proposition. But you can still find businesses that have stood the test of time and kept going. One such business is Parks Panel Processing and Manufacturing, Inc. The business is located in the heart of a little town called Summer Shade…

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Trying times for the county fair

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   When the current Metcalfe County Fair Board took over the reins they didn’t have much in the way of funds to work with. As board President Johnny London put it, “We were pretty much broke.” The board is trying to scrape by. Even with the fair being one…

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Finances the main topic

By PJ Martin Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors met in its regular session on Wednesday, May 25th in the Barren County fiscal courtroom. All were present except Neil Thornberry who was out of state. The majority of the meeting centered on TJ Samson’s possible increased partner contribution. TJ…

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400-Miles of Sales

Special to the Herald-News There was a little of anything you could ever want at this year’s 400-Mile yard sale. Antique toys, clothes, furniture, Christmas and Halloween décor, plants, and we even found Elvis!      

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Barren County Primary Election Results

Unofficial Primary Results Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Barren County TOTALS UNITED STATES SENATOR  D – Joshua Wesley BLANTON, SR. 216  D – Charles BOOKER 1330  D – Ruth GAO 128  D – John MERRILL 238  R – Arnold BLANKENSHIP 73  R – Valerie “Dr Val” FREDRICK 108  R – Rand PAUL 3226  R – John…

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Who gets the TVA funds?

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   When the Edmonton/Metcalfe Industrial Development Authority (IDA) met on May 16th the biggest item on the agenda was the South Industrial Park, specifically Chad Pennington and the agreement for the Stave Mill. The issue at hand is the cost overrun for the project. According to the IDA’s March…

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