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Metcalfe mourns a great man

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   In the early hours of Thursday morning, an Edmonton deputy was on his usual patrol when he caught sight of a smoke cloud and fire from Industrial Drive. He reported it at 4:57 a.m. and at 5:13 a.m. the Edmonton-Metcalfe Volunteer Fire Department was on site, but according…

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A- Maze-ing tradition

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The students at Metcalfe County Elementary seemed to be having an amazing time at the corn maze located below the high school at 208 Randolph Street on Friday. This is the 6th year that the Hawkins family has teamed up with the Ag class to grow the corn…

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Author and ghost hunter visits Edmonton

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Award-winning writer and certified ghost hunter John B. Kachuba presented a program entitled “A Ghostly World” at the Metcalfe County Public Library on October 13th to an audience of all ages.   First, he discussed exactly what a ghost is stating, “We have this image of a floating sheet…

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Local student participates in Buddy Walk

Katrina England Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   On Saturday, September 24 at Elizabethtown High School, eight-year-old Olivia Priddy, a second-grade student at Bonnieville School, walked in the 5th Annual DSA of the Heartland Buddy Walk, alongside family, friends, and school staff. The fundraising efforts of the Buddy Walk will support the Down Syndrome Association of…

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Alcohol Sales Part 1: Supporting the Sale

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   On November 8, residents in Munfordville will go to the polls to vote on whether or not they want the sale of alcohol to be allowed within the city limits. This is Part One of a three-part series. This particular part shares the point of view of…

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Chamber Quarterly Breakfast

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   The Edmonton-Metcalfe Chamber of Commerce held its fall quarterly breakfast on October 11th at the old school gym with a big crowd in attendance. The breakfast was catered by Diane’s Cakes and Catering and delicious as always. The sponsor of the fall breakfast was Barn Lot Theater. The…

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Metcalfe Shoebox Mission Spreading the Gospel

By Carol Perkins Jobe Publishing Contributor   Operation Christmas Child, part of Samaritan’s Purse, takes the Gospel to children and their parents to the ends of the earth. This mission provides shoeboxes filled with non-denominational materials in their native language, as well as fun gifts, school supplies, personal care items, accessories like socks, flashlights, hair…

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Survivor shares story of faith, perseverance

“It was all Jesus.” Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   In August of 2021, Courtney Line had contracted COVID. The illness in itself had brought with it lingering symptoms, including anxiety and panic attacks. But Courtney, who had never been an anxious person, had concerns and felt as though something just wasn’t right.…

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Event to raise money for local resident battling breast cancer

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart Co. News-Herald   On May 9, 2021, when most would be happily celebrating Mother’s Day, Nicole Atwell received some of the most devastating news of her life. Nicole’s mother, Marilyn Sneed, was diagnosed with breast cancer in the advanced stages. “My mother had known she had breast cancer for approximately…

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