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Homegrown Run

Jennifer Moonsong Division Publisher Barren and Metcalfe   On a beautiful Saturday at the end of April, the first Homegrown Run was held in downtown Glasgow, and it crossed the finish line of success. The sponsored event, which was a fundraiser for Sustainable Glasgow, was the brainchild of a Board member. “One of our Sustainable…

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KARL SIDNEY SCHMIDT

EDMONTON – Karl Sidney Schmidt, 85, formerly of Louisville, passed away peacefully at his home in Edmonton, Ky. on December 15, 2021. After graduation from Texas Christian University in accounting, he was employed by Housing and Urban Development in loan management, where he worked until retirement in 1995. Karl was an ardent sports fan and…

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Rowland Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

    Frankfort, Kentucky (December 10, 2021) – State Representative Bart Rowland of Tompkinsville announced Friday that he will not seek re-election to represent the state’s 21st District in the Kentucky House of Representatives. Rowland currently serves all of Hart, Metcalfe, and Monroe counties and a portion of Hardin County.   “I’m extremely honored that…

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Ratliff picked for Pearl Harbor press core

  Jennifer Moonsong Publisher/ Jobe Publishing Central Division   Jobe Publishing Special Contributor, Criminologist, and Kentucky author, Paula Ratliff is being bestowed with the honor of being chosen as part of the press core for Pearl Harbor. Ratliff is one of approximately 24 news outlets chosen to venture to Hawaii for this week of remembrance.…

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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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