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BILLY WAYNE DAVIS, SR.

GLASGOW – Billy Wayne Davis, Sr., age 79, died on July 26, 2021, at NHC in Glasgow. He was born on October 3, 1941, in Pulaski, Virginia to Dennis and Lou Davis. Billy proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps from July 10, 1961, until July 9, 1965. He was a Radio…

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Edmonson County Rescue Squad Working Hard to Reopen

Lynn Bledsoe Gimlet Reporter   On Monday, June 28, Tim Skees talked with Edmonson News about the state of the rescue squad and some of the challenges they have faced. Morale in the rescue squad had been low for quite some time. In April of 2021, the Edmonson County Fiscal Court declined to renew the…

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CHS student accepted to The Craft Academy

Overcoming Obstacles and Striving for Greatness Katrina England Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   When LeBraun Hamilton first began his application process for The Craft Academy, he was nervous. He had faced his share of obstacles within his academics and personal life. But with the help and encouragement of his parents, teachers, and Assistant Superintendent Amanda…

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JAMES RAY “BUTCH” SMITH

EDMONTON – James Ray “Butch” Smith, 74, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021, at his home. Born June 10, 1946, he was the son of the late James and Thelma Martin Smith. He was a self-employed logger. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Norma Jean Bragg Smith of Edmonton; a daughter, Melissa…

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JACK DEMSEY ACREE

EDMONTON – Jack Demsey Acree, age 88, passed away November 3, 2020, at NHC Healthcare. He was an Army veteran and served in Germany. Jack was the second child born to the late Ledford Morris Acree and Laura Harper Acree of Edmonton. Jack married Kitty Sue Compton also of Edmonton who survives. Together they had…

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Paranormal Investigation: Bush’s Saloon

Paranormal Investigation: Bush’s Saloon Mary Beth Sallee   Are ghosts real? Do spirits exist? These are the million dollar questions that people ask, especially during the Halloween season. Paranormal can include anything considered beyond normal, from ghosts to big foot to UFOs. Haunted means there is an entity of some sort residing within an object…

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Caverna School raises taxes

By Mary Beth Sallee   The Hart County Fiscal Court met in session on Thursday, September 17.   Caverna School Tax Increase During the meeting, members of Fiscal Court discussed the tax increase as set forth by the Caverna Independent School District.   According to the document provided during the Court meeting, Caverna took the…

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Glass retires, Warf appointed director

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   After nearly four decades of service to the MCPL, Director Rhonda Glass is retiring. It was not an easy decision, but Glass is confident it is time. “My decision to retire came after careful consideration and much prayer,” she said. “The library has been such…

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Human Trafficking in Kentucky Part III: The solution is education

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   ‘I am not for sale’ When it comes to human trafficking in Kentucky, statistics show that the state has a fight ahead. Out of all 50 states, Kentucky was ranked ninth for new criminal human trafficking cases. Kentucky also ranked 25th in the United States…

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The great mask debate: respiratory therapist addresses dilemma

  Mary Beth Sallee Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Over the past two weeks, much debate has occurred in regards to Governor Andy Beshear’s executive order mandating that masks be worn in public. One of the most notorious topics of discussion revolves around whether or not masks can actually help prevent or slow the spread of…

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