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‘Life Behind the Counter’

Son honors Chuck Evans in print Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Metcalfe and Barren   There aren’t many people in South Central Kentucky who don’t remember Chuck Evans. Evans operated a successful chain of liquor stores in Bowling Green, Kentucky when Bowling Green was the only county in the region offering beer, wine, and spirits. Eventually,…

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Hiseville man named World Grand Champion

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Metcalfe & Barren   Hiseville resident Jeff Williams says that he is a “horse fanatic”. Even so, he didn’t expect his obsession to turn into the title of World Grand Champion, but it has. Earlier this month, Williams gained his new title at the Racking Horse World Celebration. Simply winning the…

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2021 Summer Reading Tails and Tales

Special to the Herald-News    The Metcalfe County Public Library has had a busy summer. Here a few statistics from our folks at the library.    There were 554 craft to go bags picked-up by patrons.  Cooking with the Cat included 150 participants.  Checkers Library TV had 680 participants.  The ABC Circus had 20 participating.  123…

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Candyland! Christmas Parade ‘21

Jennifer Moonsong  Division Publisher  Metcalfe and Barren    In a special gathering last Tuesday at the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber office the theme and Grand Marshall of the 2021 Christmas Parade were revealed, and it promises to be a sweet Christmas celebration!   The parade will be held on December 4th. This year’s theme is Candyland and…

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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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