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By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The October meeting of the Barren-Metcalfe County Emergency Medical Services Board of Directors was held on the 26th in the Metcalfe County fiscal courtroom. The only member absent was Neil Thornberry who was attending a meeting in Lexington. Executive Director Joe Middleton advised that the Paramedic Internship Program…

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Metcalfe mourns a great man

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   In the early hours of Thursday morning, an Edmonton deputy was on his usual patrol when he caught sight of a smoke cloud and fire from Industrial Drive. He reported it at 4:57 a.m. and at 5:13 a.m. the Edmonton-Metcalfe Volunteer Fire Department was on site, but according…

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Pumpkin Patch Around the Square

Special to the Herald-News There were several businesses that decorated for the fall and Halloween season and some were not competing, but here is a list of the lucky Pumpkin Patch Parade Around the Square winners. We really appreciate the work that went into decorating windows, the courthouse yard, and the business. I made it…

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A- Maze-ing tradition

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The students at Metcalfe County Elementary seemed to be having an amazing time at the corn maze located below the high school at 208 Randolph Street on Friday. This is the 6th year that the Hawkins family has teamed up with the Ag class to grow the corn…

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Author and ghost hunter visits Edmonton

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Award-winning writer and certified ghost hunter John B. Kachuba presented a program entitled “A Ghostly World” at the Metcalfe County Public Library on October 13th to an audience of all ages.   First, he discussed exactly what a ghost is stating, “We have this image of a floating sheet…

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Chamber Quarterly Breakfast

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce held its fall quarterly breakfast on October 11th at the old school gym with a big crowd in attendance. The breakfast was catered by Diane’s Cakes and Catering and delicious as always. The sponsor of the fall breakfast was Barn Lot Theater. The…

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BLT reveals season

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Barn Lot Theater kicked off National Arts and Humanities month by holding an announcement in the historic courthouse yard gazebo on October 4th. Cindy Cassady a member of the Board of Directors welcomed those in attendance followed by Executive Director Kyle Hadley presented statistics about National Arts and…

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Lt. Gov. Coleman brings funds to Metcalfe County

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   On Monday, October 3rd, Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman awarded a total of $1,568,171 in funding to Metcalfe County to be used for major projects. Lt. Gov. Coleman awarded $986,000 in Community Block Development Grant Coronavirus Response (CDBG-CV) funds to build a much larger food bank at George K.…

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Mid Term Election: What you need to know

Special to the Herald-News   Metcalfe County Clerk Shannon Fields would like to update everyone on the processes for the upcoming General Election on November 8, 2022. To qualify for a mail-in ballot: The voter must meet one of the following criteria to request a mail-in ballot. Be in the military or an overseas voter;…

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Pumpkin Festival No. 40

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   After a hiatus due to covid-19, the Pumpkin Festival made a fantastic comeback on Saturday, October 1st. The day of celebration was much anticipated and the citizens came ready for a fun-filled day. Folks poured in from Metcalfe and surrounding counties to visit with neighbors and compete in…

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