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Caverna makes trip for first time in school’s history

History of the All-A Classic and Caverna’s key to victory  By T. Wampler / JPI Sports   The Caverna Colonels basketball team and Coach Steve Barker are headed to the All-A State finals for the first time in the school’s history after knocking off Green County 59–55 in the 5th Region All-A finals. Caverna defeated…

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Radon: The Silent Killer

By Mary Beth Sallee Managing Editor Hart Co. News-Herald   A home is supposed to be a place where one can feel safe and secure. But whether you lock your doors or have a home security system, there is one intruder that these safety measures cannot keep out. Radon is known as the silent killer.…

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Avian Influenza found in waterfowl in Kentucky

By Mary Beth Sallee Managing Editor Hart Co. News Herald   The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of 2024 has now been detected in Kentucky. On December 18, 2023, two snow geese were found dead at the Sloughs Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Henderson County in the western part of the state. After testing was…

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

 “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.   Special to the Herald-News   We just celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, but how much do you really know about the man behind the holiday? Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his…

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Triple Trouble

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   Tis the season, the one with the colds and flu spreading around. But this season has been a bit more concerning. Instead of colds and flu, clinics and hospitals are seeing Covid, flu, and RSV. They have also reported seeing an upper respiratory virus that produces bouts of…

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New Laws in Kentucky

By PJ Martin Editor The Herald-News   In case you don’t keep up with all the legislation changes, we have done the research and compiled a list of a few of the laws that took effect on January 1, 2024. House Bill 1 – Individual Income Tax A drop in the Kentucky individual state income…

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First meeting of 2024

By Torrie Osbon Communications Director   The Metcalfe County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. On the agenda, the board approved the 2024-2025 District Calendar. The first day for students is Monday, August 26, 2024, with the last day of school scheduled for Friday, May 23, 2025. Fall Break…

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BSC Super Fans!

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc.   A couple from England journeyed across seas to see Black Stone Cherry when the band made their way home before the holidays and performed at Glasgow’s Historic Plaza Theatre in mid-December. Sam and Tyanne Goodmans traveled around 4,500 miles from Wales, England to rock out to both sold-out…

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Bradley & Rexroat break school records

Mary Beth Sallee Hart Co. News-Herald   The Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams bounced into the new year with new records. On December 28 while both teams were in Gatlinburg, Tenn., for holiday tournaments, seniors Dea Bradley and Clark Rexroat broke school records that had been held for over 30 years. Going into last…

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