Thursday, September 20, 2018

‘Fair’ Days ahead for Ohio County

It’s that time of the year once again. Time for pageants, rides, tractor pulls and exhibits. It is fair week in Ohio County. This year’s fair kicks off on Thursday when gates open at 4 p.m. and continues through Saturday...

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As Hurricane Florence was strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean, four Ohio Countians were preparing to do their part to help. Crews from Ohio County EMS, Com-Care Inc., prepared to be deployed to North Carolina. Jim Duke, one of the owners...

Angela Rae Hudson

HARTFORD -- Angela Rae Hudson, 99, of Hartford passed away Tuesday September 11, at Dogwood Estates surrounded by her children.  She was born in Ohio County to the late George Arvin and Josephine Helm Hoover. She was the oldest...

A Lifetime of Honor

For most that were born in the early 1900’s, war was part of their life. While most young men didn’t have a choice and were drafted to go fight thousands of miles away, some chose to go fight. Regardless of...

Hartford postpones 2018 Harvest Fest

There will not be a Hartford Harvest Festival this year. That was the announcement made via the Hartford Harvest Festival’s Facebook page Monday morning. The event has been postponed until next fall. Mayor George Chinn said some of the downtown merchants...

Hollywood or Bust

Ohio County Kentucky has been called home by many influential people over the years. It’s nice to hear of the stories of the men and women that have gone from small-town life toliving their dreams of connecting to people around...

Residents get look at new city hall building

The official open house of the new Beaver Dam City Hall building was held Aug. 30. Mayor Paul Sandefur said although it was a long time coming, he was pleased with the new facility that was renovated from the former...

Jeremy Lee Buchanan

McHenry- Jeremy Lee Buchanan, 37, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.  He was born Feb. 23, 1981 in Greenville, KY , son of David L. Buchanan and the late Dorothy Nell Haley Buchanan. Jeremy was a member of McHenry Baptist...

Traffic Advisory Along US 231/Hartford-Owensboro Road

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has started paving operations along a section of US 231/Hartford-Owensboro Road in OHIO County. This paving project along US 231 runs from milepoint 18.24 at the Clay Shown Road intersection extending northward to...

Single Vehicle Fatality Saturday Morning

Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle fatality collision in the 500 block of Mine Fork Road in Ohio County just after noon Saturday, September 8. Preliminary investigation reveals Jeremy L. Buchanan, 37 of McHenry was...
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Angela Rae Hudson

Wanda June Sheffield

LOUISVILLE -- Wanda June Sheffield, 94, of Louisville, Kentucky died Monday, September 17. She was born July 12, 1924 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Arvin Heflin and Marlissa Foster Heflin. Mrs. Sheffield and her late husband, “Ike”...

Robert Franklin “Bob” Rice

FORDSVILLE -- Robert Franklin "Bob" Rice, 93, of Fordsville, died Saturday, September 15, at Ohio County Hospital.  He was an Army veteran, was retired from Sun Windows and a member of Fordsville Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death...

Zora Embry Phelps

OLATON -- Zora Embry Phelps, 96, of Olaton died Sunday September 16, at her home.  She was born in Morgantown to the late John and Mary Beasley Embry.  She was a cook at Ohio County High School, a member...

William L. “Bill” Danks

BEAVER DAM -- William L. “Bill” Danks, 89 of Beaver Dam, entered into his eternal home on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his residence. He was born on October 8, 1928 in the Beech Creek community of Muhlenberg County...

Marion “Jean” Young

FORDSVILLE -- Marion "Jean" Young, 88, of Fordsville passed away Wednesday, September 12, in care of Southern Hospice at Chandler Memory Care in Bowling Green.  Jean was retired from G.E. and taught GED classes for years at Fordsville.  Jean...

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