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Barren-Metcalfe EMS launch program to train recent high school grads

GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - Barren-Metcalfe EMS has started a pilot program with hopes of increasing its number of EMTs and paramedics. The ambulance service has partnered with Barren County High School and is currently training three recent graduates to become EMTs. “This gives kids young people the opportunity to do...
BARREN COUNTY, KY
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KSP Post 15 to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

Kentucky State Police Post 15 will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 15 area, which includes Green, Taylor, Marion, Washington, Russell, Casey, Adair, Metcalfe, Monroe, Clinton, and Cumberland counties. These checkpoints will be conducted as part of Post 15’s highway safety efforts. Troopers will be checking...
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Compromise

The Edmonton-Metcalfe County Industrial Development Authority Board (IDA) met in a regular session on Monday, July 25th. Those absent were Donna Caffee, Mark Linkous, and Judge/Executive Harold Stilts. Chairman Wes Jolly presented good news to the members in attendance. He had spoken with the Judge and Magistrates about the TVA...
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KYTC District 3 Traffic Impact Report for July 31 – Aug. 5

BOWLING GREEN – The expected traffic impacts in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 area for July 31 through August 5 are listed below. All work is subject to change. A rehabilitation and resurfacing project on I-65 from mile point 0.0 to 14 continues. Motorists should expect the southbound...
BARREN COUNTY, KY
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Barren-Metcalfe EMS team members honored for baby delivery in ambulance

BARREN COUNTY, Ky. – Four members of an EMS team with Barren-Metcalfe County EMS are being recognized for a very special delivery!. According to Barren-Metcalfe EMS, FTO Brandi Tabor, advanced EMT Chad Hatcher, supervisor Sammy Stotts and EMT student Gabe Wheeler received commemorative baby booties for the delivery of a baby boy in an ambulance.
BARREN COUNTY, KY
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“Happy” Positively Good Series

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. At least, that was the idea 8-year-old Tymber Garrett and her friends, Madi Osbon and Hadley Glass had. The result? Tymber is “happy” to have helped and had fun. “I love to make things for people, and I love to give...
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Woman hits church with car while singing hymns in Metcalfe County

Edmonton, Ky. (WBKO) - On Wednesday morning, the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office responded to a car crashing into a local church. In a Facebook post, deputies said the collision occurred on Pleasant Valley Church Road. They say 21-year-old Kristen Matthews recklessly drove onto church property, and intentionally struck the church several times with her car.
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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Deputies allege woman crashed vehicle into church while singing hymns

CENTER — Authorities in Metcalfe County responded to a single vehicle collision Wednesday morning, and one person was arrested after allegedly driving a vehicle into the side of a church. The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. along Pleasant Valley Church Road. Deputies responded to investigate and discovered a vehicle...
CENTER, KY
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Woman hits church with car in Metcalfe County

Hardin Co. Sheriff Elected into National Sheriff's Association Board. Hardin Co. Sheriff Elected into National Sheriff's Association Board. Progress on New Westen St. and Rockingham Ave. Roundabout in BG. Updated: 6 hours ago. Progress on New Westen St. and Rockingham Ave. Roundabout in BG.
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Jim Rock

Jimmie Carl “Jim” Rock, 82 of the Mell Ridge Community of Metcalfe County, passed away Wednesday, July 20th in Bowling Green. Jim was born May 20, 1940 on the farm he presently lives on to the late Buford Rock and Pauline McMahan Rock. Jim was a member of...
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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“Alive” The Positively Good series

When asked to give one word to describe how her weight loss journey makes her feel, Kristin Crouch said “alive”. The 37-year-old Glasgow resident and employee of the Metcalfe County school system says her path has not been linear, but she is glad she never stopped. “This process,...
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County gets new vehicles

Last week, Metcalfe County received three 2022 Dodge Durangos for the Sheriff’s Department and one 2022 Dodge Durango for the Jailer. This is the first time the county has leased vehicles. The lease agreement with Don Franklin is for 3 years with the option to purchase at the end of the lease.
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Hornets headed to state

The “Hornets” Metcalfe County 10U little league baseball team played hard and won runner-up in the district tournament. That won them a chance in the state championship competition. The team began the state championship journey last Thursday, July 14th. The championship game was played on Sunday, July 17th in Owensboro Kentucky.
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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Metcalfe Co. Emergency Mangement educates on emergency alerts

EDMONTON, Ky. – Nearly a week has passed since Corey Hart, a former marine, has gone missing from Edmonton. Shortly after his mother filed a report Sunday, July 10, Metcalfe County’s Emergency Management Department began to work his missing person case issuing a “green alert”. We...
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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Green Alert issued for missing Metcalfe County veteran

EDMONTON, Ky. – The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 35-year-old man. On July 10, the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office and Metcalfe County Emergency Management were dispatched to the area of 5416 Breeding Road in Edmonton for a missing person, according to a social media post by emergency management.
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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Search for Metcalfe man, veteran continues

EDMONTON — A Metcalfe County man is still missing after he was last seen July 8. Metcalfe officials said they were dispatched to 5416 Breeding Road in reference to a missing person on Sunday. Personnel arrived and learned Corey N. Hart, 35, had left his residence last week and had not been seen since.
METCALFE COUNTY, KY
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Head-on crash kills 2 in Cumberland Co.

Authorities in neighboring Cumberland County are investigating a two-vehicle head-on collision on Tuesday afternoon on Highway 90 West at the Cumberland-Metcalfe County line that claimed the lives of the drivers of both vehicles, according to media reports. The road was shut down for approximately three hours while law enforcement worked...
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, KY