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Cold Case Reopened -Calvin Smith named a person of interest

By Mary Beth Sallee On the morning of October 1, the Scottsville Police Department along with the FBI executed a search warrant on the property of Calvin Smith. Smith resides at 220 Lester Gardner Road, Munfordville. The search warrant, which was signed by a Circuit Court Judge, was for the barn on Smith’s property. The…

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Candidate Costello – Interview excerpts

By PJ Martin Office/Reporter, Metcalfe Division   Charles Costello stopped by the Herald-News office last Thursday to discuss the events leading up to and pertaining to his Republican Committee nomination in the Sheriff’s race. He stated that several news stations have contacted him and they all have one question, “Why do I want to run…

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Education: A look at yesteryear

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   With school soon back in session, it’s an ideal time to take a glimpse back into what education was once like in Metcalfe County. Each small community had its own one-room schoolhouse. Here are some fascinating facts. Summer Shade Summer Shade Normal School, active…

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JOSEPH ANTHONY CURRY

EDMONTON – Joseph Anthony Curry, age 42, died Sunday, August 4, 2019, near Burkesville as the result of an automobile accident. He was the son of Jody and Barbara Faulkner Curry of Edmonton who survives. His wife, Susan Jaime Harper Curry also died as a result of the accident. Besides his parents, he is survived…

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DONALD EUGENE GARMON

EDMONTON – Donald Eugene Garmon, age 75, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was the son of the late Jessie and Gertrude England Garmon. Don along with his wife the late Jeanie Wisdom Garmon were owners and operators of Dons Auto Repair in Edmonton. He was a…

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J.B. Hudson 1951-2019

J.B. Hudson    1951-2019 J.B. Hudson, 68, of Jetson passed away at a LaGrange hospital on June 21, 2019. The Edmonson County native was a dozer operator for Adwest Mining and attended Jetson Community Church. He was a son of the late Dewyard Hudson and Dolly Higgs Hudson. He was preceded in death by a…

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Herald McDawson 1928-2019

    Herald McDawson     1928-2019   Herald McDawson, son of the late Charlie and Blanche York Herald, was born March 23, 1928 in Edmonson County, Kentucky and departed this life on June 5, 2019 in Somerset, Kentucky having attained the age of 91 years. He was united in marriage to Juanita Albie Harper, she survives. Other survivors…

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Farm Safety Day 2019

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Last week 350 students from MCMS were transported to picturesque Hawkins Farm near Randolph to learn about the various aspects of farm safety in a real-world environment. Dozens of booths and learning stations were set up across the farm. Topics included everything from chainsaw,…

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Clifford Thomas Brooks 1945-2019

      Clifford Thomas Brooks    1945-2019 Clifford Thomas Brooks, 74, of Mammoth Cave passed away at 12:52 PM Wednesday May 1, 2019 at Edmonson Center. The Edmonson County native was a retired ferry operator at Mammoth Cave National Park and a member of the Baptist faith. He was the son of the late Clifford…

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Joe L. Spinks 1928-2019

Joe L. Spinks   1928-2019 Joe L. Spinks, age 91 of Chalybeate, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Brownsville, KY. The Edmonson County native was born on April 17, 1928 to the late Cecil Spinks and the late Ellen Nugent Crum. He was married to the late Margaret Lindsey Spinks and Mamie…

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