Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Ohio County once had 11 African American schools

Last week’s Times-News sports page included an article on Ohio County High School’s recognition of the 1935 Beaver Dam Bruce School basketball team that won that year’s KHSAL state tournament. And, in doing some research trying to...

Bringing Promise to Ohio County

When Angela Stewart noticed the need for shelter in Ohio County, she took action and is now the president of the Promise Home, Ohio County’s first homeless shelter. The Promise Home is a non-profit...

Sheriff’s Office investigates Centertown shooting

A Livermore man was transported to the hospital Thursday night after being shot outside a Centertown home. According to the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, at 9:52 p.m. deputies responded to a call of a...

Western Kentucky Parkway/U.S. 231 overpass rehab in Ohio County starts February 18

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2020) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to begin work at the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway/U.S. 231 Beaver Dam exit 75 interchange in Ohio County starting Tuesday, February 18....

Shamar Wildlife Rehab & Sanctuary begins operation in Hartford

Brittany McFadden has always had a place in her heart for animals. It was this love that drove her and her husband Cree into creating Shamar, a wildlife rehab and sanctuary. “My whole life...

LIVing STRONG: Community rallies around local girl diagnosed with cancer

One family learned the true definition of community when they received news that changed their lives. Alivia Burgess, 14, of Hartford, was diagnosed with stage four Glioblastoma on Jan. 13. Just days following the...

Crash blocking I-165 southbound in Ohio County

A crash in Ohio County is blocking the southbound lanes of I-165. Southbound traffic is being detoured to KY 69N (MP 47.8) and US 231 through Hartford and Beaver Dam. Estimated duration is six...

County flu numbers increase despite statewide decrease

Despite the number of new cases decreasing in Kentucky during the third reporting week of 2020 over the two previous weeks, the flu season is far from over. The latest numbers, which were reported...

Ohio County Schools implement drug testing policy

Ohio County Middle School and High School are now among the over 100 schools in Kentucky that will be requiring mandatory drug testing for students. Although the drug testing policy (board policy 09.423), has...

Johnston: The state of the county is good

Ohio County Judge-Executive told those at the January chamber of commerce meeting Tuesday that the state of the county was still “good.” “We have a lot of things to be thankful for and it’s...
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Gregory Dale Allen

Gregory Dale Allen was born on Tuesday, November 27, 1956 and passed away on Sunday, February 09, 2020. Gregory Dale Allen was a resident of Horse Branch, Kentucky at the time of passing.

Raleigh Dale Nabours

Caneyville- Raleigh Dale Nabours, 60, passed away Feb. 13, 2020 at Signature Health Care. He was born in Hartford July 5, 1959, son of Raleigh G. Nabours and the late Maurita Hines Nabours. Dale served in...

Ray Williams

Falls of Rough-  Ray Williams, 70, formerly of Centertown , passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 at his home.  He was born in Ohio County, Ky on July 14, 1949, son of the late Eck and Dora...

Alice Deane (Blacklock) Bryant

Alice Deane Blacklock Bryant, 95, of Cromwell, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born February 2, 1925 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Alva Lee...

Ovelia (Pillow) Allen

CENTERTOWN-Ovelia Allen, born September 4, 1923, daughter of the late Clyde Ronald and Lillie Boise (Maddox) Pillow, died Sunday, February 9, 2020 at her home near Centertown.  She attended Centertown and Walton’s Creek Schools and was a...