Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Ohio County Man Arrested For Drugs and Assault

Kentucky State Police troopers were notified of an argument June 18 around 9 p.m. at a residence in the 400 block of Deanfield Drive. Troopers made contact with Joseph A. Taylor, 29 of Reynolds Station. While investigating, KSP located a...

Ohio County Food Pantry

Catching up with the folks at the Ohio County Food Pantry midway through their expansion finds everyone looking forward to the next phase of construction, but decidedly on task, helping fill the food needs of hundreds of Ohio County...

Two Car Accident on William Natcher Parkway

Kentucky State Police troopers responded to a two vehicle collision on the William Natcher Parkway at the Western Kentucky Parkway interchange around Friday June 15, at 4:30 p.m. Caitlan Thompson, 24 of Leitchfield was merging onto the William Natcher...

Sheffield Resigns From City Council, Mayor Withdraws From Race

Hartford City Council member Edwina Sheffield resigned from her position during a special called city council meeting last week and Mayor George Chinn announced he would not be running for mayor. “This decision was made with much deliberation and consultation...

Fordsville Traffic Accident

Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries on KY 54 east of Fordsville around 5:50 a.m. June 12. Troopers determined that Kiley B. Milliner, 25 of Leitchfield was operating her 2009 Ford Sedan on KY 54...

Man Walking on 54 in Fordsville Arrested for Drugs

A Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling Fordsville June 8, noticed a man walking on KY 54 who appeared intoxicated. The trooper stopped to investigate and determined the man was under the influence. Timothy A. Villafranca, 35 of Owensboro was...

Hepatitis A cases continue to climb in state, Ohio County not currently in outbreak...

With the number of hepatitis A cases continuing to climb throughout the state, the Department for Public Health is urging Kentuckians to take precautions, but keep calm. The latest report from the Department for Public Health has the recent number...

Fiscal Court passes first budget reading after third vote

It took two meetings and three votes before the Ohio County Fiscal Court could pass the first reading of the $15 million 2018-19 Fiscal Year Budget. The May 23 regular meeting ended in a deadlock with Magistrates Joe Barnes, Larry...

Strawberry Festival Parade

American Veterans of Kentucky Post 117 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5766 participated in this year’s Strawberry Festival Parade held on Main Street in Beaver Dam on Memorial Day. The festival’s annual salute to Veterans program was also...

‘Circuit Rider’ Program Aims at Reducing Crashes

Two Ohio County Roads — Hoopee Hill Road in Hartford and Rob Roy Road in Beaver Dam — with high accident rates will soon have new signage aimed at reducing the number of occurring crashes. The Kentucky Transportation Center’s Technology...
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Raymond Rufus Lee

HARTFORD -- Raymond Rufus Lee, 85, died Monday, June 18, at Ohio County Hospital. Born May 13, 1933 in the Cool Springs community of Ohio County to the late Mary Justice “Jutt” and Anna Laura Wydick Lee. Mr. Lee...

Thalma Louise Robinson Seaton

OWENSBORO -- Thalma Louise Robinson Seaton, 89, died Friday, June 15,  at Hermitage Care & Rehab.  She was retired from housekeeping at Wellington Park and Fordsville Nursing & Rehab and was a member of Riverside Baptist Church.  She was preceded...

Juanita Faye Coppage

HARTFORD -- Juanita Faye Coppage, 91, died June 15, at home surrounded by her family. Born Feb. 28, 1927, in Ohio County to the late George Arvin Hoover and Josephine Helm Hoover. Juanita was a hairdresser and ran Juanita’s...

Farrell M. Warren

Beaver Dam -- Farrell M. Warren, 88, died Thursday, June 14, at the Ohio County Hospital.  Born April 12, 1930 in Cromwell , son of the late Loarn and Molly Miller Warren. Preceded by his daughter Lynn Warren; brothers Dayton,...

Janice C. Daugherty

BEAVER DAM -- Janice C. Daugherty, 77, of Beaver Dam died Tuesday June 12, at her home.  She was born in the Baizetown Community to the late Chester and Cova Dockery Daugherty.  She was a member of New Zion...