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Flooding devastates Eastern Kentucky

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Last week, heavy rains that drenched Eastern Kentucky brought with it one of the most devastating flooding events in the state’s history. As of July 31, the flash floods had taken the lives of at least 26 people, including children. As search and rescue efforts continue, that…

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Son seeking information about missing father

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Leroy Evans Martin, formerly of Glasgow, has been reported as a missing person. According to Martin’s son, Carrington Maxey, Martin was last heard from on June 28 or June 29 with no sightings of Martin since those dates. “His last known whereabouts is leaving Louisville headed to…

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Homeschool

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   It is no surprise that, with the pandemic, the number of parents who have opted to homeschool their children has considerably increased. However, despite Covid-19 vaccines, mask mandates being lifted, and schools having returned to in-person learning, many parents have chosen to continue directing their children’s educations…

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Local singer-songwriters featured at music festival

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   At such a young age, musicians Cara Bishop and Kara Wilder are making their mark on the Kentucky music scene. Bishop, age 15, and Wilder, age 16, were recently featured during the Young Songwriters Round at the 29th Annual Master Musicians Festival (MMF) on July 16 in…

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National Champions

Parliamentary Procedure Team wins third year in a row   By Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   For the third consecutive year, Hart County High School’s FBLA Parliamentary Procedure Team placed first at Nationals in Chicago. It also marks the fifth time they’ve been national champions in the last fifteen years. The team, composed…

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Monkeypox: Know the facts

Special to Jobe Publishing, Inc.   The government is yet again publicizing news of a virus. The latest is Monkeypox. Presented here are the facts about the virus from the CDC so that you can better understand what the national news media and the government are telling you. Monkeypox is a RARE disease caused by…

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Hornets headed to state

Special to the Herald-News    The “Hornets” Metcalfe County 10U little league baseball team played hard and won runner-up in the district tournament. That won them a chance in the state championship competition. The team began the state championship journey last Thursday, July 14th. The championship game was played on Sunday, July 17th in Owensboro…

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Creator of Kentucky Stonehenge leaves behind legacy for others

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Often described as a bit of ancient society in a small town, Kentucky’s Stonehenge in Munfordville has been visited by thousands since its creation in 2005. Although many historians debate the origin of the actual Stonehenge in England, there is no denying who built the local homemade…

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Praying For Rain

Drought Conditions Felt Across Area   Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   Will Rogers once said, “The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.” Lately, that optimism has been in hopes of rain. The current US Drought Monitor shows that most of Kentucky classifies as “Abnormally Dry,” with…

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