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Scam alert from the BCSO

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing, Inc. Central Division   Citizens beware! The Barren County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints about a money scam.   Our office has received two complaints from local citizens that someone has attempted to extort money from them using our name,” said sheriff Kent Keen.   “Our office has been made aware…

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Remembering David Perkins

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   David Perkins has been described as a kind individual who was respected by everyone who knew him. From helping on the family farm at a young age to working as a rural mail carrier at the Glasgow Post Office for 35 years, David enjoyed working and helping others.…

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County native performs for over 40 years at Lincoln Jamboree

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   When Amy Brown Loyall was a young girl, she wasn’t always sitting at home playing with dolls and other toys. No, you could often find Amy singing and performing, something she has always enjoyed doing. “I’ve never had a voice lesson,” Amy said. “It’s a God-given talent.” A…

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Fugitive caught

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at approximately 2121 hours, Deputy Jarrod Steele observed a 2006 Nissan Maxima traveling eastbound on West Stockton Street in the city limits of Edmonton. The vehicle displayed an expired registration plate. Deputy Steele initiated a stop on the vehicle for the violation. Upon identifying the occupants of the vehicle, Deputy…

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Fun in the snow

Special to the Herald-News A week ago, the area had its first serious accumulation of snow for the year. While many had major problems navigating the snow, others saw it as a chance to have a little fun.        

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Let it snow!

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   After unusually warm temperatures for the season, winter weather hit Kentucky on January 6 and all of Barren County was covered in snow. Some individuals reported up to eight inches in the Glasgow area. The Barren County Progress asked readers to share their snow day photos on the…

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Filing deadline extended – Candidate update

Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/Jobe Publishing Central Division   Last Thursday the House Committee voted to advance House Bill 172, making the filing deadline for all political candidates in Kentucky January 25, rather than January 7.   House Republicans moved to waive the required second and third readings of the bill and passed it out of the…

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Hometown Heroes: Dr. Virag and Jackie Pandeya

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Food. Personal hygiene items. Clothing and shoes. These are the everyday basic necessities of life. But unfortunately in Hart County, there are individuals and families who are in need of these items on a daily basis. That’s where Dr. Virag Pandeya, M.D., and his wife Jackie Pandeya,…

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Felicia Shelton appointed as new County Clerk

By By B Jane Marsh Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Felicia Shelton was appointed County Clerk on Monday, January 3. Members of the Hart County Fiscal Court, retiring County Clerk Lisa Hensley Sanders, and Shelton’s friends and family were present during her appointment. Although her appointment as County Clerk is new, Shelton is not new…

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Retiring Chamber VP reflects on 17 years

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Ernie Myers knows quite well what it means to contribute to the community. As a seventh-generation Glasgow native, Myers entered the workforce at the young age of 12. Consequently, over the past 60 years, his work ethic never wavered, nor did his humble demeanor or his service to…

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