Statewide News

COVID update: Cases creep towards 100 in Metcalfe

Special to the Edmonton Herald-News From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Metcalfe has maintained a low number of cases in comparison to the rest of the state and region, and was the last county in the Barren River District. Half a year into the pandemic, the county has 86 confirmed cases, with new cases…

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Human trafficking in Kentucky: Part 1

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. ‘The problem is real’  Law enforcement’s perspective   In the era of the internationally known Jeffrey Epstein scandal, it’s impossible not to be at least vaguely familiar with human trafficking, most specifically child sex trafficking.  Even so, the global crisis is shrouded in mystery and feels far,…

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CARES Act reimbursements for COVID costs

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Metcalfe County, other local towns and counties amongst recipients Monday Gov. Beshear and the Department of Local Government (DLG) announced that 23 Western Kentucky governments were approved for $14,445,419 in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Amongst the towns and…

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Bipartisan agreement reached for November election

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A bipartisan agreement was reached between Democratic Governor Andy Beshear and Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams regarding the upcoming November General Election. During his press conference on August 14, Governor Beshear explained that the agreement would allow Kentuckians to exercise their right to vote, as well as…

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Guthrie discusses current issues

Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   This story includes information that was relevant as of June 18 at which time the interview with Congressman Guthrie occurred.  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the economy throughout the U.S. and Kentucky, as well as the health of thousands. Recent events have also plagued the nation and commonwealth,…

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Gov. Bevin Joins 17-State Coalition in Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeking to Protect Integrity of 2020 U.S. Census

Brief opposes federal judge’s overreach on citizenship question FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 8, 2019) – Gov. Matt Bevin has joined a coalition of 17 states in a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief supporting the Trump administration’s ability to restore a question about citizenship to 2020 U.S. Census forms that will be disseminated to all American households next year.…

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C&C Industrial Plans $3.83 Million Expansion in Mt. Sterling

Company to relocate to new facility to accommodate recent growth FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – C&C Industrial LLC, an industrial maintenance and commercial services company based in Mt. Sterling, will construct a new facility in Woodland Industrial Park with a $3.83 million investment expected to create 15 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “C&C…

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Meyer Tool to Create 100 Jobs for Kentuckians with New Boone County Facility

STATEWIDE NEWS Aerospace industry supplier plans $15.9 million investment near Erlanger FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 7, 2019) – High-tech manufacturer Meyer Tool Inc. plans to locate a new facility in Boone County, a move that entails a $15.9-million investment and the expected creation of 100 jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “We are excited to see Kentucky’s…

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