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HART COUNTY'S NEWSPAPER AUGUST 11 Volume 130, Number 31 A member of the Jobe Publishing Inc. Newspaper Network 5 0 Cyclist Michael Staley explains that Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is caused by missing informa- tion processors in a gene. By DARCA JOBE News-Herald Editor Executive Director at Munfordville Tourism Coni Shepperd was busy at her computer and ran across a story that tugged at her heart strings about an 11 year old boy who was fighting a debilitating disease and three volunteer cyclists who were riding to bring awareness to the dis- ease. The three cyclists were pedaling 9 states over See CYCLING continued on page 8 m Horton indicted STAFF REPORT Waylon J. Horton, 41, 1.884 Macon Kessing- er Road, Munfordville for 139 counts of wan- ton endangerment first degree and 139 counts of possession of a destructive device - boo- by trap. Horton was arrested by Hart County Sheriff Deputy Heather Childress on July 27. Horton was initially held on a $500,000 cash bond. However, during his appearance in Cir- See INDICTMENTS continued on page 8 STAFF REPORT Hart County citizens were filing for council and board positions this week p.rior to the deadline, which was Tuesday, August 9 at 4:00 p.m. As of Monday, August 8, the following people had filed their papers: Hart Co. School Board All three incumbents had filed. They include Bontina Haynes, District 2; Sheryl Shirley, Dis- See CITIZENS continued on page 8 ,,m m Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting death at 120 Margaret Street in Horse Cave. Ronald Dale West, 39, of Horse Cave was found dead at the residence on Sunday morning. By DARCA JOBE "Ronald Dale West, 39, Smith. wound around 9:22 am on News-HeraldEditor Horse Caye was found Sunday. deceased at the residence KSP Troopers and De- with a gunshot wound tectives are investigating West did not reside at the The Kentucky State Police to the chest on Sunday the incident, telling us residence on Margaret are investigating a death moming," said Public Af- a family member called at 120 Margaret Street in fairs officer for the Ken- the police after finding See DEATH Horse Cave. tucky State Police, Jeremy West dead, with a gunshot continued on page 8 m By JERRY MATERA dor booths, a baby contest 1 st and 2nd place, various event of rain, the Imagina- Editor Emeritus (five divisions - ages 1 carnival style games and tion Library Fun Fest will month through 36 months, contests, a silent auction, be moved indoors at Hart with boys and girls in sep- plus music by award-win- County High School. The Imagination Libraryarate contests), a Little ning songwriterGary Fun Fest will be held this Miss & Mister Imagina-Puckett. "Make plans to join us Saturday, August 13th, tion Pageant for 4 and 5 for a fun-filled day of old from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on year olds, a tractor show, The Hart CountySoccer fashioned fun," encourag- the courthouse lawn in a Dolly-themed singingAssociation will also be es Chamber Executive Di- Munfordville. The event competition for ages 13 there from 10 a.m. to noon See FUN FEST will include various ven- and up with cash prizes for for soccer sign-ups. In the continued on page 8 mm STAFF REPORT Hart County schools opened the 2016-2017 year on Wednesday, Au- gust 3 for students. Su- Perintendent Ricky Line said enrollment was about what was expected. It was comparable to last year with no drastic changes anywhere. As of Friday, August 5, enrollment stood at 2,245 students, four more than last year at the same time. Bonnieville Elementary enrollment was 294. Cub Run Elementary enrolled 207. LeGrande Elemen- Munfordville Elementary School's new principal, Anthony Boone, helped sign in parents who wanted to accompany their children in the building on the first day of school last Wednesday, Aug. 3. See ENROLLMENT continued on page 8 Serving Allen, Barren, Butler, Edm0nson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren Counties | CREDIT UNION Whereyoubelong. , Membership eligibility and credit granting criteria apply. Limited supply of gift cards. Promotion may end at any time without notice. Visit our website for complete details. Fedeally I~ured by NCUA. 800-759 8500 Glasgow 116 Ensminger Drive 8owling Green 1609 Campbell Lane 543 31-W By Pass 422 College Heights Blvd.