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The office of Kentucky State Auditor is about more than money — it’s about oversight, security and proof. The race for that office boils down to Mike Harmon, a Republican incumbent who feels his record speaks for itself, Sheri Donahue, a Democratic cyber-security expert who is campaigning on…

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GLASGOW – District 3 Magistrate Carl Dickerson, self-proclaimed “not a tax man,” is proposing that the Barren County Fiscal Court consider implementing an occupational tax for the unincorporated portions of the county, and he also has opened the discussion of whether the county should decrea…

In August of last year, Farmers RECC surpassed 500,000 man hours worked with no lost time accidents, making Farmers RECC eligible for their sixth Governor’s Safety and Health Award. The employees received their award from Labor Cabinet Secretary David A. Dickerson on Monday.

The race for Kentucky attorney general pits a Democratic former holder of the office with a former legal counsel to Sen. Mitch McConnell on the Republican side.

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GLASGOW – Monday's meeting of the Glasgow Common Council was filled with an assortment of mostly routine business, but it was the item not on the agenda that garnered the most discussion and questions.

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GLASGOW – Now that the personnel at HVAC Services Inc. have had nearly three months to get settled in at the company's virtually brand new facility at 1208 W. Main St., they are preparing to greet community members for an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

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Robert Calfee, of Park City, stopped by his favorite retailer, Zack Express, on Sunday to check a stack of lottery tickets he’d accumulated. He said most of the tickets scanned “not a winner” until they came across the one, he’d purchased for Friday’s Mega Millions drawing, according to a pr…

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EDMONTON – Neither of the two men on the ballot who are seeking to be elected as the next sheriff of Metcalfe County, filling the unexpired term of the late Ricky Brooks, ended up taking part in a forum Thursday evening organized by the Metcalfe County Young Republicans.

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GLASGOW – The search for a new executive director for the Barren County Economic Authority may wrap up by the end of next month. That's the goal, at least.

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The actions of sheriff's office personnel from Barren and Metcalfe counties resulted in the arrest of two individuals Thursday after an alleged carjacking incident at the Dollar General Store along U.S. 68-Ky. 80 East, at Veterans Outer Loop.

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GLASGOW – Glasgow's mayor said he's hoping to see the planned upgrades to both Gorin and Twyman parks completed by spring.

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GLASGOW – Mayor Harold Armstrong confirmed to the Glasgow Daily Times on Thursday that Dereck Rogers, who had been battalion chief at the Glasgow Fire Department, has been chosen to be its next chief.

Mike Harmon, state auditor of public accounts, released on Friday a report on the agreed-upon procedures engagement for the Monroe County clerk's fee account.

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GLASGOW – The Barren County Board of Elections checked all the election machines Wednesday morning during its last monthly meeting before the Nov. 5 general election, and it discussed the issue of an inactive voter list created by the Kentucky Board of Elections.

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EDMONTON – The specific roads with anticipated work to be covered by state transportation flex funds announced previously for Metcalfe County were identified in an agreement that was approved Tuesday by the fiscal court there.

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GLASGOW – Poor property maintenance, traffic concerns, park improvements, sidewalk requests, and the possibility of hiring a consultant to determine the best course for the Glasgow Electric Plant Board were the primary topics of discussion during the second in a series of “town hall” meetings.

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GLASGOW – The superintendent for the Glasgow Department of Public Works has his list, and he's checking it at least once to determine which commercial customers may not be paying for city trash pickup but should be.

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The burn ban issued by Barren County Judge-executive Micheal Hale on Sept. 17. has been LIFTED.

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GLASGOW – After a few months of planning how to plan for Glasgow's future, this week, the planning started getting real.

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GLASGOW — Republican Mike Harmon believes he deserves a second term as Kentucky's auditor based on what he touted as being a nonpartisan track record of sticking to the numbers and providing needed examinations of how public funds are spent and used.

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GLASGOW — Sharon Mattingly has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Kentucky World Language Association.

Members of Glasgow Business & Professional Women were paired Thursday night with another member as their “Buddy” so that they can remind and encourage each other to make their reservation for the monthly meetings.

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GLASGOW – The group exploring the options for a public space in the downtown Glasgow vicinity finalized the pledge levels for naming rights for the primary features planned for the property that they intend to include in the committee's proposal to the Glasgow Common Council.

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GLASGOW – The second meeting of the Barren County Fiscal Court Solid Waste and Emergency Management Committee at which several members of the community voiced concerns about the possible adoption of the International Property Maintenance Code for unincorporated portions of the county sounded…

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GLASGOW – Barren County Fiscal Court approved Wednesday at a special-called meeting three items that all related to road work.

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GLASGOW – Turnout was light for the first of Mayor Harold Armstrong's town hall meetings that were among his goals as he campaigned last year, but the discussion still lasted more than an hour.

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GLASGOW — Three elementary schools in the Barren County School System received accountability ratings of four stars when the Kentucky Department of education made public state assessment scores for the 2018-19 school year and rolled out a new five-star accountability system on Tuesday. Those…

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GLASGOW [ndash] Billy Ray Hollandsworth, 71, of Glasgow, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at Signature Healthcare in Glasgow. He was born in Glasgow, the son of the late George Hollandsworth and Elizabeth Turpen Hollandsworth. He had worked for many years with Lance distribution company and attend…

GLASGOW [ndash] Dennis Edward Emmers, 52, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was a son of the late Virgil McNichols and Lana Turner Emmers. He is survived by his wife, Sharla Emmers; two sons, Charles Seym…