Edmonton News

Something Stinks

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   District 4 Magistrate Ronnie Miller among other officials have been fielding complaints about the horrid smell coming from the rendering plant located on the Greensburg Road for months. In an effort to discuss the issues with the new representatives of AgRenew, several residents of the area along…

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Metcalfe Awarded Road Funds

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday, May 14th was standing room only as the first guest speaker Mark Welsh of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Department, Rural and Municipal Aid announced that Metcalfe County was being awarded $585,000 in discretionary funds for road improvements. The funds…

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City of Edmonton – The water is rising

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The monthly meeting of the Edmonton City Council was held on Monday, May 6th with special guest Andy Lange, Assistant Director for Kentucky Rural Water Association (KRWA) who presented a survey of the water and sewer rates. The cost of compiling the survey was paid by the…

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Choosing teams?

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   In a surprising turn of events, Page Edwards was dismissed Tuesday as the Director of Parks and Recreation by Mayor Doug Smiths. The dismissal appears to have arisen from a discussion at the Edmonton City Council meeting on Monday night. During Edwards monthly report she noted that…

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God blessed us with Mothers

As Mother’s Day approaches, I think back on all the cherished memories I have of my mother. Although I lost her to cancer 8 years ago, I continue to miss her each and every day. I was fortunate enough to have a wonderful mother who taught me so very many things in life. She was…

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Fiscal Court: Disaster projects in the works

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The April 23rd meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court was short one magistrate, Ronnie Miller who was absent due to sickness. EMS Director Emory Kidd presented new updates on the Reece Hurt Road tile project. “The tile has dropped another foot and a half.” Last year…

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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 14th – 20th National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – Judge/Executive Harold Stilts signed a proclamation honoring the men and women who keep our city and county safe. Pictured (L-R): EMS Director Emory Kidd, Sheriff’s Deputy David Page, City Clerk Dawn Devore, Sheriff’s Deputy Lonnie Hodges, Dispatchers Beth Wilson Teresa Kitchens, and David Holley, City…

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Chamber Breakfast – State, City, and County updates

  By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The Edmonton-Metcalfe County Chamber of Commerce held its first Chamber Breakfast of 2019 on Tuesday with President Torrie Osbon welcoming a sold-out crowd to the event. The Metcalfe County Public Library was presented the Business of the Quarter award. “It is a fitting tribute that we honor…

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Bids and Budget

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division The April 9th meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court began with the opening of the single bid received for the Sheriff’s Department vehicle. The bid of $28,937 from Don Franklin Ford in Columbia for a 2019 Ford Explorer using bid incentives for the State of Kentucky was…

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Planning for the future

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The Edmonton City Council members voted on several items at the April 1st meeting affecting the future plans of Edmonton. Mayor Doug Smith began by asking City Clerk Dawn Devore to present the results of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) advertisement for Engineers for the Water Improvement…

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