Skip to content

Edmonton News

A sneak peek inside PS&C

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Industrial Development Authority (IDA) held its January meeting inside the Pennington Stave and Cooperage (PS&C) building. Member Mark Linkous and Mayor Doug Smith were unable to attend, however, Chad Pennington of PS&C was in attendance to provide a tour of the facility and the equipment. Chairman…

Read More

6th annual Hay and Straw Auction

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News As farmers in the state endeavor to feed their livestock as they do each year, agents from Metcalfe, Barren, Monroe, Hart, and Allen extension offices are working together to help. This year’s annual tri-county hay and straw action will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 10 a.m. at…

Read More

Operation Hornet Hoodies

  By Kelly Shaw Metcalfe Co. High School   Metcalfe County High School celebrated the first Operation Hornet Hoodies with great success, all due to the support of local businesses and organizations. Because of the kindness of each community sponsor, every high school student received a hoodie for Christmas. The students at Metcalfe County High…

Read More

2022 – What a year!

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The year 2022 has been a busy one. Perhaps, we were trying to make up for the time we lost to the quarantine and Covid in 2020 and 2021. Perhaps one of the biggest changes to affect us all was the updates to West Stockton Street as the…

Read More

Historical business get a facelift

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The McMurtrey Funeral Home is a landmark in Summer Shade. After all, it has been in business since 1928. Herman McMurtrey started the business in 1928, and along with his wife Hazel lived in the residence attached to the funeral home. After Herman passed away and Hazel became…

Read More

Edmonton Christmas Parade 2022

Special to the Edmonton Herald-News Photos by Allyson Dix and PJ Martin   For the first time, Edmonton decided to hold the Christmas parade at night. The floats and vehicles that took part did not disappoint. Every entry was decorated with abundant lights and created with great care. The crowd that gathered in anticipation of…

Read More

The time has come

            PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   After a long 46 years the time has come for Larry Wilson to say goodbye to Butler Funeral Home. Over the many years, he has met with generations of bereaved family members and helped them to arrange the final services. On December 11,…

Read More

Local authors book fair

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   You might not realize it, but Metcalfe County has an abundance of published authors. The ladies at the Metcalfe County Public Library knew this and held a special book fair on November 4th to showcase those authors and their works.     Author Richard Hines along with the…

Read More

Food pantry plans move forward

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Metcalfe County Fiscal Court met on a special date of Monday, November 7th due to Election Day being on Tuesday. All members were in attendance. At the last meeting, the fiscal court saw the Resolution for Bowling Park die due to no motion being made; however, the…

Read More

Business as usual

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton City Council met in a special session on Thursday, November 3rd.with everyone in attendance except City Attorney Brian Pack. The meeting was moved to the 3rd from the normal Monday date due to Election Day. Mayor Doug Smith began the meeting by saying, “I would like…

Read More