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For the love of horses

By Jennifer Moonsong Regional Manager/ Central Division   When Dr. DeAnn Hughes was still just a girl, she already knew she wanted to pursue a career as a veterinarian. “I don’t remember ever wanting to do anything else,” Hughes said. A lifelong love of horses In Harrisburg, Illinois where she was born and raised, young…

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JOSEPH JACKSON SHIRLEY

GLASGOW – Joseph Jackson Shirley, age 64, died Saturday, November 23, 2019, in Glasgow. Born in Glasgow, KY he was the son of the late Morris Lane Shirley and Ruby Thomas Shirley of Edmonton, KY who survives, he was a self-employed painter and retired from R R Donnelley. He was a well-known referee and umpire…

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Roving Reporter

MCES Students – What are you thankful for? By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.      

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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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