Thursday, November 15, 2018

Domestic Violence Leads to Arrest of Beaver Dam Man

Monday, November 12, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a domestic disturbance in which a male suspect had held his girlfriend against her will and assaulted her. The victim was able to escape and was...

Hazardous Weather Outlook

The National Weather Service in Paducah reports that there is a hazardous weather outlook for portions of southern Illinois, Southwest Indiana, Western Kentucky and Southeast Missouri. Tonight: Travelers should be watchful for the development of any black ice on roadways...

Burglary Attempt Unsuccessful; OC Sheriff’s Office and Intended Victim Team Up

Earlier in the day Tuesday, deputies of the Ohio County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to a burglary in progress. The homeowner arrived to find an unknown person leaving his residence with the victim's items in...

Incumbents keep seats in key county races

Ohio Countians voted to reelect all the incumbents in key county races on the ballot in this year’s general election. County Clerk Bess Ralph said it was a huge turn out for the county with 8,346 of the 17,941 register...

Down Memory Lane Ohio County Times News Cover Story, November 7, 1968

Fires Plague Seven Local Business During Three Day Period Two separate fires, both undetermined origin, severly damabed several businesses in Hartford during a three-day span. A fire, starting in the basement of Duke's Market at approximately 9:40 p.m. October 312 completely...

KY Highway Water Over Road Report at 11:30 a.m. (D2)

Ohio County KY 762 is CLOSED at 2.7mm at Ohio-DAVIESS County Line Christian County US 41 South- Water Over Road signs posted along Northbound lanes at 1.9mm Near Christian-Todd Co. Line Caldwell County KY 139 South has High Water signs posted at the 7.5mm Hopkins...

KY Highway Water Over Road Report at 10:00 a.m.

The Kentucky State Police  shared the following road conditions and we still have a a couple of rounds of significant rainfall moving across the region. Appropriate caution is required. Ohio County KY 762 is CLOSED at 2.7mm at Ohio-DAVIESS County Line Christian County US 41...

The Mask Man

For most people, Halloween means dressing up, trick-or-treating or going to parties, but one local Ohio Countian has taken his love for Halloween a little further. Colby Daugherty, 27, of Echols, fell in love with Halloween at age seven when...

Local photographer attends workshop with WKU

Spending a week with some of the top professionals in your field may seem like a dream for many college students, but it was reality last week for Hannah Vanover. Vanover, 20, of Beaver Dam, traveled with Western Kentucky...

Gov. Bevin Requests USDA Emergency Disaster Declaration for Kentucky Farmers

Gov. Matt Bevin today submitted an emergency disaster designation and declaration request in support of Kentucky’s farmers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. The request follows months of heavy rains and severe weather...
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David C. Fort

Hartford- David C. Fort, 70, went to be with Jesus on November 10.  He passed away peacefully at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. David was born on August 21, 1948 in Hartford, KY to Henry and Mary Reba Feemster Fort.  He...

Harold Lee O’Brien

ROCKPORT -- Harold Lee O’Brien, 74 of Rockport, passed away Thursday, November 8, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born June 5, 1944 in Rockport, to the late Clarence and Ruby L. Brown O’Brien. Harold...

Sandy Brown

HAWESVILLE -- Sandy Brown, 80, of Hawesville, died Wednesday, November 7, surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy illness.  Sandy was born August 7, 1938 in Dalton City, Illinois to the late Walker and Belva (Burrus) Underwood.  She...

Mary Margaret Weedman Wallner

FORDSVILLE -- Mary Margaret Weedman Wallner, 86, of Fordsville, died Monday, November 5, at Fordsville Nursing & Rehab Center.  She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband,...

Larry Triplett

RADCLIFF -- Larry Triplett, 78, of Radcliff, KY passed away Saturday, November 3, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY after a brief illness with cancer. Mr. Triplett was born July 23, 1940 in Hartford and was a member of Hartford...