Saturday, January 19, 2019

OC Sheriff’s Office Investigating Rosine Death

In the afternoon Wednesday, January 16 the Ohio County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a possible deceased person in a car at 33 Bluff Street in Rosine. Upon arrival, the sheriff's office found Johnnie Hayes...

Johnston says state of county is ‘good’

“The state of the county is good – it really is.” That is what Judge-Executive David Johnston told members of the Ohio County Chamber of Commerce during his State of the County address...

Lewis named to legislative pension working group

Still trying to find a solution to the state’s pension system, the Kentucky General Assembly has formed a bipartisan Public Pensions Working Group to review and analyze the current system. The working group,...

BDES blood drive is a big draw

For almost 25 years Beaver Dam Elementary School has been opening its doors to those wishing to donate blood to the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center. The annual three-day event, is held at the...

Wilmar “Otto” Kelle

Wilmar “Otto” Kelley, 84 of Horse Branch passed away on Wednesday, January 9, at Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born on May 23, 1934 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Wied and Lorene...

Flu reported as widespread in state

Kentucky’s influenza level has just been updated to “widespread,” prompting health officials and advocates to encourage Kentuckians to get their flu shot -- and to keep their hands washed. “We strongly encourage anyone...

School superintendent search underway

The search to fill the position of Ohio County Schools superintendent, left vacant when Scott Lewis resigned last month, is underway. Interim Superintendent Seth Southard said the position has been posted and applications...

Closures expected along US Highway 62 in Ohio County

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime work zone lane restriction along a section of US 62 in OHIO County on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. US 62 will be restricted to one lane during daylight...

Phased county rollout of Kentucky’s new, secure driver’s licenses begins in March

Transportation officials share preliminary schedule, urge Kentuckians to prepare documentation now The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has announced the anticipated rollout of the state’s new identity credentials, slated to...

Two Arrested in connection with exploitation of 84 Year Old, Days after Christmas Holiday

In late December, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the alleged exploitation of an adult. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that Molly Johnson of Morgantown KY had...
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Leonard C. “Red” Beasley

Beaver Dam- Leonard C. “Red” Beasley, 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab Center.  He was born Nov. 25, 1934 in Butler County , son of the late Jessie and Margaret Lindsey...

Charles Hayes James

Charles Hayes James, 76, of Hartford, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, January 2, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Gilstrap, Kentucky on April 24, 1942 to the late Elliott James and Glennie Cook James. Mr....

Trisha Jo Whitaker

Trisha Jo Whitaker, 44, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky went to her heavenly home on Friday, January 11. She was born October 22, 1974 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to Sue Calloway Ralph and the late James Randy Ralph. Mrs....

River Katherine Howard-Burden

River Katherine Howard-Burden infant daughter of Nathanial Burden and Hayley Howard went to be with the Angels on January 9. In addition to her parents she also leaves to cherish her memory, her maternal grandparents Joy Howard,...

William B. Troutman

William B. Troutman, 74, of Hartford, Kentucky passed away Friday, January 4, at his residence. He was born January 15, 1944 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late Rollie A. Troutman and Willie King Troutman. Mr. Troutman...