Monday, June 24, 2019

Annual McHenry Summerfest fundraiser is set for Saturday

Summer is here and that means it is time for annual summer festivals around the county, and the McHenry Masonic Lodge is busy preparing for its yearly event. The fourth annual, McHenry SummerFest, presented...

A long day of play

Ohio County children participated in the fun-filled events held during last week’s Longest Day of Play. The activities were designed to be replicated in participants’ own backyards as a way to encourage them to be more active....

Ohio County receives $300,000 in road funds

Ohio County was awarded over $300,000 in discretionary funds for vital resurfacing work along sections of three roads in the county. The announcement came during the fiscal court meeting held last week.

OCSO working stolen vehicle case

Ohio County Sheriff's Office is currently working a case of a stolen vehicle from the 4000 Block of State Route 85 W. The vehicle is believed to have been taken sometime after 7 PM yesterday.

OCSO information leads multiple drug charges

Thursday, June 13 the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office obtained information regarding a pending sale of crystal methamphetamine in the Horse Branch area. The person allegedly selling the drugs was identified as Misty Fentress, 40, of Leitchfield. An...

Spike strips utilized to stop Whitesville man

Sunday June 16, at 2:18 p.m., the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, along with Kentucky State Police and Hartford Police Department, responded to a call of a male subject making threats, with a firearm in his possession, at...

Peeping Tom apprehended

Thursday, June 13, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office received a trespassing complaint on Mt. Pleasant Road in Cromwell. The surveillance camera at the residence alerted the homeowner that there was a male looking in the window of...

Off to the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch

Ohio County Sheriff's Office took seven young ladies to the KY Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch yesterday. They will have a week of fun and return Friday.

Quarter of a century career provides life lessons

A quarter of a century – that’s right 25 years – 25 years ago tomorrow, in fact. That is when I started my very first job in this crazy world of journalism. I have been doing this a...

KSP Post Detective of the Year

Detective Adam Wright was named Post-Level Detective of the Year. A six-year veteran of the Kentucky State Police, he is assigned to Ohio and McLean Counties. He was appointed detective in 2017. He is often tasked with...
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Linda Sue Smith

Linda Sue Smith, 72, passed away Friday June 14, 2019 at the Heartford House in Owensboro, KY.  She was born July 5, 1946 in Hartford to the late Edwin and Hazel Fuqua Smith.  Linda was a member...

Billy Joe Alvey

BEAVER DAM -- Billy Joe Alvey, 85, of Beaver Dam died Wednesday June 12, at his home.  Billy Joe was born in Hartford to the late William A. and Bessie Irwin Alvey.  He was preceded in death...

Evelyn L. Hurt

BEAVER DAM -- Evelyn L. Hurt, 94, of Beaver Dam died Tuesday June 11, at Dogwood Estates in Beaver Dam.  She was born in Grayson County to the late Clint and Elizabeth Duggin St. Clair.  She was...

Larry E. Patton

BEAVER DAM -- Larry E. Patton, 73, of Beaver Dam died Monday June 10, at Ohio County Hospital.  He was born in Beaver Dam to the late Ellis G. “Weasel” and Helen Jackson Patton.  Larry served in...

Jr. Barrett

Centertown- Jr. Barrett, 72, passed away Sunday, June 9, at the Ohio County Hospital.  He was born March 3, 1947 in Ohio County to the late Claude Worth and Ruby Williams Barrett. Jr. was...