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GLASGOW – Certain kinds of household items shouldn't be placed in regular trash, because they are or contain hazardous materials that need a different type of disposal.

A Barren County grand jury returned the following indictments in August. An indictment is a formal charge that represents only the prosecution’s side of the case and is not proof of guilt. All those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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GLASGOW – Barren County Fiscal Court postponed a decision Tuesday on whether to amend the ordinance pertaining to the special ambulance service taxing district.

By now, you’ve likely heard about essential oils, but may not be familiar with their benefits and risks. Essential oils are highly concentrated oils derived from plants. While used for centuries, their popularity has soared, especially among individuals looking for natural healing options.

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GLASGOW – Three “listening and design sessions” have been scheduled as part of the effort to develop a strategic plan for Glasgow’s future, and the public isn’t just invited. Community members’ involvement is essential to the success of the planning process and the plan’s ultimate implementa…

The intersection of New Bowling Green Road (U.S. 68-Ky. 80) at Veterans Outer Loop, which had been closed due to a traffic accident, is open now, according to Glasgow Police Department Lt. Terry Flatt, who serves as the department's public information officer.

A Barren County grand jury returned the following indictments in August. An indictment is a formal charge that represents only the prosecution’s side of the case and is not proof of guilt. All those charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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GLASGOW – The Administrative Committee of Barren County Fiscal Court unanimously agreed Monday to advance a proposed amendment to the ordinance pertaining to the county's special ambulance service taxing district to the full fiscal court at its Tuesday morning meeting.

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PARK CITY — Monday was the 160th anniversary of the start of cave tours at Diamond Caverns, which can be found along Ky. 255 inside the boundaries of Mammoth Cave National Park.

EDMONTON — Ron Shumer with the U.S. Census Bureau spoke to members of the Metcalfe County Fiscal Court earlier in the week about the census, which is coming up in 2020. 

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GLASGOW – After a subcommittee was created to examine and make recommendations about the future path(s) of the Barren County Economic Authority, that group, which labeled itself the Vision Team, suggested a variety of changes, some of which were related to the composition of the board of dir…

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GLASGOW – Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced in the council chambers in Glasgow City Hall on Friday afternoon that the city would be receiving $304,081 in discretionary municipal road aid funds to spend how it chooses.

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GLASGOW — By the end of the calendar year, the Barren River District Health Department will no longer be partnering with school districts in its eight-county service area to provide school health programs. 

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HORSE CAVE — A groundbreaking ceremony took place Thursday afternoon for Bale Studios, which will be constructed along East Main Street in Horse Cave.

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GLASGOW – The Housing Authority of Glasgow may soon be participating in two new housing voucher programs.

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BOWLING GREEN — Michael Barrick, a Cave City businessman who is also known as Kentuckyana “Tuck” Jones, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky in Bowling Green Thursday along with three codefendants.

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GLASGOW – Starting this week, people walking in downtown Glasgow may notice a new sparkle in the flower beds around the Public Square – recycled, pulverized glass being used as mulch.

Aug. 14 – Barren-Metcalfe County Emergency Medical Service, Barren County Sheriff's Office, Park City Volunteer Fire and South Barren Volunteer Fire departments responded at 6:47 p.m. to an injury accident on Oak Grove Church Road.

A Glasgow man was arrested Wednesday after police said he forced his way inside a McGrah Avenue residence and assaulted a man inside.

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GLASGOW – The observation that Barren County has some things most places in the commonwealth don't was made Wednesday by Josh Benton, deputy secretary for workforce development in the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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GLASGOW – A request for proposals for work on playgrounds and other upgrades at Twyman and Gorin parks in Glasgow may be advertised within the next week or two.

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Metcalfe County Sheriff Lonnie Hodges said he knew nothing about a meeting of the Metcalfe County Republican Committee during which a candidate was nominated to run for sheriff in the November general election.

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GLASGOW – Maintenance and improvement projects for roadways maintained by the state can often take years to get accomplished, leaving residents sometimes wondering whether they're still going to happen.

CAVE CITY — A group of residents who live along Grinstead Mill Road are fed-up with the noise coming from one neighboring residence. 

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GLASGOW – The Glasgow Common Council's first of several votes during a regular meeting of more than two hours Monday was to approve a resolution recommending to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to exclude a portion of Ky. 90 from the designation of Cordell Hull Scenic Byway.

GLASGOW – The Barren County Economic Authority unanimously agreed Friday to fund the second cohort of BC Skills – a program that teaches high schoolers and adults the skills they need to do program applications for computers and phones that was adapted from the InterApt Skills model.

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MUNFORDVILLE — The trial of Albert Stephens was scheduled to begin Monday in Hart Circuit Court, but was postponed due to an issue involving a grand jury recording. 

The Cave City Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, which starts Aug. 16 and runs through Sept. 2.

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GLASGOW — Students who attend schools in the Barren County School System return to class on Wednesday and the custodial staff at Barren County Middle School are ready to welcome their students back.

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Janice Webb with the Friends of the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library prepares for the organization's 's back-to-school sale on Saturday. The hours of the book sale are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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GLASGOW – A delivery truck in which noxious fumes had been experienced by its driver and others Friday morning was removed from the T.J. Samson Community Hospital parking lot late that afternoon after a hazardous materials team deemed it was safe for it to be driven away, according to a hosp…

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GLASGOW – Families and students filled the halls of Barren County Middle School on Thursday during the Back to School Bash.

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CAVE CITY [ndash] Chavez "Rico" Reed, 49, passed Aug. 22, 2019. Funeral service is Thurs. Aug 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Owens Chapel. Visitation is Wed. Aug 21, 2019 at Owens Chapel from 6-8 p.m.

CAVE CITY [ndash] Mrs. Brenda Farmer, 58, died Aug. 12, 2019 at her residence. Survivors include her husband, Robert Farmer; children, Jenny , Renee, Terry Dawn, Shannon, Jason, Eric and Robert Jr. Hayes, Watts & Percell Funeral Home