Current News

Farmers seek answers to grain problems

Two weeks ago, more than 60 farmers from Meade, Breckinridge, Hardin and Larue Counties, along with a grain marketer, past magistrates, two former members of the Riverport Authority, several wives of farmers and a former state senator all came together under one roof in a shop just outside Flaherty. The group came together by word…

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Republicans fall short of sweep, governor calls for recanvass

This past Tuesday, voters from all across the bluegrass took to the voting booths to decide who would reside in the governor’s mansion for the next four years along with five other high-ranking executive branch offices. By the close of the polls, however, almost 60 percent of Meade County voters had failed to exercise their…

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Upcoming Events

Abe’s Country Village – Nov. 16 at Abe’s Country Village from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purple Martin Painting – Nov. 16 at Blue River Island Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Band Booster Painting Party –  Nov. 21 Doe Valley Swim and Tennis Club at 7 p.m.

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Education Commissioner visits county

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis visited Meade County on Nov. 7 as part of the “Conversations with the Commissioner” statewide tour to tour the Meade County Education and Career Center. There, Lewis learned about the opportunities that Meade County students are given throughout high school.

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Scouts honor veterans at St. George Cemetery

Cub Scout Pack 150 in Brandenburg laid flags on the graves of veterans at St. George Cemetery on Nov. 6 (Photo submitted) Bodhi Helton-Weick, 8, of Brandenburg, was among the scouts that didn’t let the rain stop them from honoring our heroes (Photo by Seth Dukes | The Meade County Messenger).   

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Turnovers halt Greenwave playoff run

The Meade County Football team finished up the regular season on a high note, winning their final two games, which had them facing the Central Hardin Bruins in the first round of KHSAA Class 6-A playoffs on Nov. 8.   

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Academic team wins

Congratulations to the Stuart Pepper Middle School Academic Team! They won both rounds of their competition on Nov. 6, 2019 and will advance to the finals on Nov. 13. We wish them the best of luck!

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Band travels to Butler

Results from Butler Traditional Nov. 2 Marching Band Contest: Preliminary Results – 4th out of 20, 1st in our Class, 3rd Overall Music Performance and 3rd Overall Percussion. Finals – 6th Overall. Congratulations Greenwave Marching Band!

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All gave some, but some gave all

Citizens across this country will celebrate the brave men and women who have so unselfishly served our country’s armed services from Bunker Hill to the Idlib Provence of present-day Syria on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In honor of the countless Meade County veterans, both past and present, that have answered our country’s military call and…

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