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Barren County Schools
Green Technical College
Glasgow Christian Academy
Western Kentucky University
Mary Wood Weldon
Barren County Courthouse
The Barren-Edmonson-Allen Drug Task Force is
receiving applications along with required resumes for the
position of DIRECTOR OF THE DRUG TASK FORCE.
Applicants may receive an application from the
Office of the Barren County Judge Executive, 117 North Public
Square, Suite 3A, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141. Applications along
with required resumes will be received through the close of
business on Friday, May 23, 2014, between the hours of 8:00 am
and 4:30 p.m.
This position is a law enforcement position
requiring the applicant to be a certified police officer or
immediate capability to comply with this standard to
satisfaction of the requirement. Management experience/drug
enforcement experience is desired.
This agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WELCOME TO BARREN COUNTY!
behalf of the residents of Barren County, I would like to
welcome you to our community.
Designated as the 2007
Best Place to Live in Rural America,
Barren County is a great place to live, work, and visit.
Our community offers its
residents and visitors a wide variety of entertainment,
historical sites, lakes, rivers, and some of the most beautiful
nature scenes in Kentucky.
Barren County, located in south central Kentucky, midway
Kentucky, and Nashville, Tennessee, is home to
Barren River Lake
State Resort Park,
Western Kentucky University-Glasgow Campus, Plaza
Theatre, site of the
Glasgow Highland Games, and numerous other points of interest.
Barren County was founded on December 20, 1798, from parts of
Warren and Green
Counties. It was named for the Barrens, the meadowlands
that cover the northern third. Seventy percent of the original settlers came from
Virginia, eighty percent
of them were English, Scottish, Welsh, or Irish.
The population of the county is 38,003, and the county seat
and Park City are also incorporated cities in Barren County.
Thank you for visiting our website. Please feel free to
explore our website and our
community. If you need assistance or have any questions,
please feel free to
contact us. We are happy to assist you and look forward to
sharing our community
Davie D. Greer
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Glasgow, Kentucky's site
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Cave City, Kentucky's site
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Park City, Kentucky's site
Building & Electric Inspector
Barren River Area
Commonwealth of Kentucky
State Government Site
Glasgow/ Barren Co IDEA
Duties of Elected Officials
Barren County was designated by
Progressive Farmer Magazine as the "Best Place to Live in Rural America"
in 2007. Click above to view article
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MSNBC video "A Simple Life - The Appeal of Rural America"
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