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Carl Helem to be inducted into the KHSB Hall of Fame Katrina England Reporter Hart Co. News-Herald   The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its 2022 class of inductees, and Hart County’s Carl Helem will posthumously be one of the 16 individuals inducted. Carl “Kingfish” Helem led the Horse Cave High…

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Madison Faulkner named girls’ basketball coach

By T. Wampler Jobe News and Sports  Caverna High School is a small school where everyone knows everyone, and sports are a big part of that family-friendly atmosphere. It’s all about family. In keeping with that tradition, Caverna High School named one of their own as the new girls’ basketball coach last week in a…

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MC Fiscal Court: Special called meeting

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   Last Friday, April 1, a special called meeting of the Metcalfe County fiscal court was held to approve payment to Scotty’s Contracting for paving Iron Mountain Road.    It was agreed unanimously by the court that a request for payment would be sent to the Kentucky Department…

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Marr Lawsuit continues: Turcotte, Murrell, and Phillips being sued

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   A lawsuit involving three Glasgow Police Department Officers, and the April 2020 death of Jeremy Marr will move forward.   The officers involved were Guy Turcotte, Cameron Murrell, and Hayden Phillips.   Chief Judge Greg N. Stivers determined some claims would be dismissed. Stivers rules the Glasgow…

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Lady Hornets 4th Region Run

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   Metcalfe County fans showed up to show support and cheer on their Lady Hornets during their 4th Region Tournament run. The Lady Hornets took the first-round win against the Monroe County Lady Falcons, 59-49. Freshman Kassady London led Metcalfe with 24 points and 4 steals. Anna Grace Blythe…

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Lady Hornets Dominate 16th District Tournament

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Con   The Lady Hornets are 16th District Champions, for the 2nd year in a row. Coach Greg Stephen ad the Lady Hornets knocked Russell County out in the first round of tournament play, 49-29 clinching their place in the Championship game. Cumberland County was upset by the Clinton County…

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PINK OUT: Hornets Win Nail-biter

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   In front of a huge electric home crowd and on Pink Out night, Coach Brandon Brockman and the Hornets went toe to toe with a tough South Warren team never giving up. With just 25 seconds left on the clock, the Hornets were only up by one, but…

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Metcalfe County High School hires new head coaches

By Torrie Osbon Communications Director   Metcalfe County High School will welcome two new head coaches when spring sports get underway this season. Alex Pennington was named head softball coach and will take over for Brian Garrett, who stepped down last year. Pennington was an assistant coach under Garrett for two years. Previously, she was…

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Kelly Green Day honors Cathy Murray

Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   On Tuesday, January 4th, Hart County High School FFA members hosted a Kelly Green Day to honor Cathy Murray in her battle against cancer. Cathy is the wife of Hart County High School Agriculture teacher Shaun Murray, who has been with the school district for over 25 years.…

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Making an Impact – Football Players pick Staff Members to Wear Jerseys

Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Hart County High School spent an entire week celebrating homecoming festivities with themed days, and Friday was deemed “Raider Pride Day” in anticipation of the varsity football game against Casey County. The football team went a step further, with players reflecting on the educators who have made an…

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