Jacobs speaks at Chamber luncheon

The January luncheon for the Meade County Chamber of Commerce sold out. The crowd gathered to hear from Johnny E. Jacobs, Vice President and General Manager of Nucor Brandenburg.

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Members of Holy Trinity Reach New Heights

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 319 Oaklawn Road in Brandenburg, recently underwent a major renovation to the front of their building. The renovations included all new steps and railing, front porch and door. Everything was completed by Christmas, except for the new lift that makes the entrance handicapped accessible. The lift was installed earlier…

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Greenwaves Clip Hawks Wings

The Meade County Stuart Pepper Middle School Eighth Grade Greenwave Basketball team played their final home game of the season against the LaRue County Middle School Hawks on Jan. 16, after they were recognized by their coaches and school staff. Both Meade and LaRue started the game off at a fast pace, with neither team…

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Thank You Coach

Stuart Pepper Middle School’s very own Boys Basketball Coach, Ramona Johnston, coached her final game at SPMS on Jan. 16. Coach Johnston has coached youth, middle school, and high school basketball for the last 24 years and will be retiring at the end of the 2019-2020 school year after teaching for 27 years.

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SPMS honors their eighth graders

On Jan. 16, Stuart Pepper Middle School honored their eighth grade Greenwave boys’ basketball team, and cheerleaders, prior to their final home game of the season. The departing eighth graders, who move on to play at the high school level next year, were escorted by family members to center court, where each player was presented…

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Meade Special Olympics Basketball

The Meade County Special Olympics Basketball kicked off season on Jan. 18, at the Breckenridge County High School against the Breck Co special Olympics team. Meade County has enough players to support two teams, so they will field an A-Team and a B-Team this season, and with Breck Co just able to field one team,…

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Greenwave Wrestlers say Goodbye

On Jan. 14, the Meade County Wrestling Boosters honored their outgoing seniors that included their family members to a pulled pork dinner prior to being recognized in front a their peers, coaches, and wrestling fans before their match against John Hardin, and Fort Knox in the Freshman Academy.

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Upcoming events

Texas Hold ‘Em Deep Winter Classic – Jan. 25, from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., Saint John’s Church at 515 Broadway in Brandenburg. $50 buy in. Meade County Angel Ministry new apparel – Brandenburg’s Save Rite pharmacy World Down Syndrome Day Walk – Saturday, March 21, registration starts at 9 a.m., Buttermilk Falls. Adult registration is $15 and child registration is $10.…

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Millay announces retirement

Last Tuesday, Dr. John Millay, Superintendent of Meade County Schools, announced that he would retire from the Meade County School District, effective at the end of the day on Feb. 29, 2020.

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