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Taxes rates approved

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 5 at City Hall.  The second reading of Tax Ordinance 2021-2022-02 was unanimously approved. The motor vehicle and watercraft tax is 15.2 cents per every $100 of assessed value in the City of Edmonton as of January…

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Up and Coming Metcalfe County

Special to the Herald-News After the stagnation of 2020, as 2021 draws to a close Edmonton and Metcalfe County are the soul of activity and renewal. The downtown location of ESB is getting a facelift this fall. Photo by Jennifer Moonsong          

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Chrysanthe‘mums’

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The one flower most thought of in fall is likely the chrysanthemum or mum. Their vast splashes of color just scream fall. Mums are usually planted in the fall, but did you know that they are likely not the perennial variety and will not come back next year?…

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First reading of tax ordinances

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in a specially called meeting in City Hall on Monday, September 13th. Edmonton Fire Chief Jerry Clemmons and ABC Administrator Fred Ray were absent. Prior to the council meeting agenda, an open public hearing was held for discussion on the Municipal Road Aid…

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A Fiasco

PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   I am not entirely sure who the ‘genius’ was that came up with the idea to move all driver’s license facilities to regional offices, but it’s a total fiasco. Recently, I needed to renew my driver’s license, so I went to the website www.driveky.gov  to see where the closest…

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I Remember

PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   I think it’s pretty safe to say that everyone remembers exactly where they were on 9/11/2001. Most can describe exactly what happened when they heard the tragic news of the attack. I know I certainly remember. My husband and I, along with his brother and his wife, and our…

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Branstetter Park Festival and Homecoming

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The 95th Branstetter Park Festival and Homecoming was well attended. Although, a few people may have stayed home due to the dark storm clouds looming overhead. Those attending were entertained by the scheduled music and the impromptu shade tree pickers as well as the craft booths, great food,…

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Pack sworn in as City Attorney

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in its regularly scheduled August session on Monday, August 2nd. The council found it necessary to appoint a City Attorney after the previous Attorney Sharon B. Howard presented her resigned to Mayor Doug Smith on July 20. Mayor Doug Smith recommended Attorney Brian…

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Mammoth Cave Aquarium Expo

By PJ Martin Editor, The Herald-News   The first-ever Mammoth Cave Aquarium Expo is in the books and plans are already underway for the next one. The two-day event held on July 31st and August 1st at the Cave City Convention Center brought in a large diverse crowd. Vendors came from all over Kentucky such…

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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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