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“Thank you, Charles Ross” Honoring a POW

Photos and Story by Jennifer Moonsong Regional Exclusive   Last week was POW Recognition Day, and DAV Chapter 20 and their Honor Guard took the time to recognize a very distinguished, local POW, Charles Ross. Ross is a retired Army Command Sergeant Major. Ross, now 93, was in a prison camp in Korea for three…

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More “Mammoth” 50 year anniversary of discovery

Jennifer Moonsong General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Mammoth Cave, already lauded as the world’s longest cave, is officially six miles longer, making it more Mammoth than ever before. The new additions bring the total length of the cave to an astonishing 426 miles. “The additional 6 miles of cave is spread out in various…

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Barren County Property Deed Transfers

The following deeds were filed in the office of the Barren County Clerk during the August 29, 2022, to September 02, 2022, time period. Jonathon Horton and Tabatha Horton to James Taylor McMillen, Lot 17 (P18/315), Wellington Subdivision. Tax $27.00. Ronnie Daryl Johnson, Christopher Adam Holley, Amanda Holley, Jonathan Lee Holley, and Roberta Holley to…

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New Roof, New Hope

Hopewell Church Rebuilds After Tornado By Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   On September 18, Hopewell Church in Canmer is hosting a dedication and open house. Hopewell is the oldest frame church building in Hart County and the second oldest church in the county, with only Munfordville Presbyterian Church being older. The church members…

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Adult Book Store Permanently Closed

Hart County Sheriff’s Office   The Horse Cave Adult Book Store, located at 845 Flint Ridge Road in Horse Cave (formerly the Jent Factory Outlet Mall), is permanently closed.  In 2019, the Hart County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force began conducting required checks into illegal activity.  During this…

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Schools in!

Photos provided by the Metcalfe County School System This week the Metcalfe County School systems welcomed students back, for another year of fun-filled education on all campuses.      

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Civil War Days and Battle for the Bridge

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Mark your calendar for the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Munfordville. The Hart County Civil War Days/Battle for the Bridge will be held September 9th through September 11th. Events will include the annual battlefield reenactment, as well a lantern tour, vendor booths, activities for children, and much…

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Eastern KY farmers receive hay and feed

By Aimee Nielson UK College of Agriculture   Just after midnight on July 28, Doug “DJ” Fugate got a call from neighbors that the waters were rising. The farmer said he’s had a few problems with flooding in previous years, so he knew he needed to check the barn. He rushed to get the horses…

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T.J. Community Mission Foundation Hosts Donor Appreciation Luncheon

The T.J. Community Mission Foundation recently hosted a Donor Appreciation Luncheon at the T.J. Health Pavilion Community Center.  The luncheon was held to recognize those who were fundamental in the opening of the Shanti Niketan Hospice Home. In 2015 the board of directors of the T.J. Community Mission Foundation identified a critical need in our community for…

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Hometown Hero – Dr. Donald Green, DVM

“First of all, I want to give God the glory. He gifts us in different ways. He calls us to serve Him, and this is what I do…It’s just been a privilege and a blessing to serve Him and serve the people of Hart County.” Dr. Donald Green, DVM Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co.…

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