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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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Fiscal Court: Disaster projects in the works

By PJ Martin Office/News Reporter, Metcalfe Division   The April 23rd meeting of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court was short one magistrate, Ronnie Miller who was absent due to sickness. EMS Director Emory Kidd presented new updates on the Reece Hurt Road tile project. “The tile has dropped another foot and a half.” Last year…

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Metcalfe’s Salvation Army Chapter plans to dissolve

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Back in 2002, a field service representative for the Salvation Army approached Metcalfe County about establishing a local chapter for the charitable organization. Community members were glad to do so, especially considering they were told that the dollars collected would stay local. To get…

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Soup-er gathering for a good cause

Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc. Last Thursday many from the community came out on a cold day for a warm bowl of soup and the trimmings at the Homemaker’s Soup Luncheon. Metcalfe County Homemakers began hosting bean soup lunches in 1980 to support the UK Ovarian Cancer Research and Screening project.…

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Gary Adwell 1951 – 2019

Gary Adwell   1951 – 2019 Gary Adwell, age 67, of Cave City, KY, departed this life on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his residence. The Barren County native was born on April 11, 1951 to the late Frill and Edith Aileen Short Adwell. He was married to Donna Rena Sturgeon Adwell, who survives. Gary was…

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Arpa Jane Johnson 1945-2019

Arpa Jane Johnson   1945-2019 Arpa Jane Johnson, 74, of Bowling Green passed away Friday March 1, 2019 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The Warren County native was a retired machine operator for Nyloncraft. She was a daughter of the late C.A. Poteet and Ethel Spinks Poteet Wilson. She was preceded in death by…

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