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Your County Government working for you

County Government is tasked with taking care of its citizens and providing basic services that you need.  The Declaration of Independence states government should provide its citizens with certain inalienable rights one of which is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  We are striving every day to do that!  We want to provide the…

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What do you have to be Thankful for?

I know Thanksgiving is over, but shouldn’t we be thankful every day? I know I am most thankful for the mercy and grace that Jesus gives us. That through his sacrifice, we can be forgiven our transgressions and have eternal life. We all are thankful for family and health, shelter, food and the necessities of…

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By Jimmie W. Greene, II McCreary County Judge/Executive

What is Veterans Day?  What should we do, or who are we honoring on that day? On Veterans Day we are honoring all that served or are serving in the US Military. Less than 1 percent of our population today will ever wear the uniform of this nation.  Soon after the end of World War…

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Why can’t we build a jail?

By Jimmie Greene II This is a question that I hear quite frequently. Our previous jail was closed in 2013. Due to the jail needing various repairs and bringing it up to code, the jail was closed by the State. I feel like even if all the needed repairs were done the jail would have…

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