Tuesday, November 19, 2019

OC teen makes Top 20 on singing competition

The Ohio County High School Sophomore who was chosen to be a finalist on a YouTube reality show in September has made it to the Top 20. Dakota Hayden, 15, the son of Eric...

Holiday Festival coming to Hartford

Hartford is gearing up for the holiday season with this year’s Holiday Festival set for Nov. 23 beginning at 9 a.m. While organizers have something planned for everyone, the goal was to provide...

OCH among first in nation to offer new treatment: Zulresso treats postpartum depression

Ohio County Healthcare is among the first few hospitals in the nation, and only in Kentucky, certified to administer what hospital officials are calling a “ground-breaking” and “miraculous” new treatment for postpartum depression. In...

Election Day is Tuesday

On Tuesday, Ohio Countians along with voters across the state will head to the polls to elect several key state officials including governor. Six statewide races are on this years ballot.

Ashby takes over role of OCEDA director

The Ohio County Fiscal Court, in its October meeting last week, approved the recommendation from the Ohio County Economic Development Alliance board to promote Jodi Ashby to the position of director. Ashby, who was...

Record-setting number of roads blacktopped in ‘19

Drivers in Ohio County may find the roads a bit smoother these days. That’s because a record amount of roads throughout the county have been blacktopped this year, according to Judge-Executive David Johnston.

Multi-county police pursuit ends in Ohio County

An Owensboro man faces a variety of charges following a multi-county chase that ended in Ohio County Monday night. According to Kentucky State Police, Levi D. Lyons, was charged with attempted murder of a...

Ohio County group explores ways to lower number of foster care numbers

Earlier this year, Kentucky Youth Advocates, a nonprofit advocacy program with a mission to be a voice for Kentucky’s children, came to Ohio County with data collected concerning children throughout the state as part of their Kentucky...

September’s lack of rain impacts county

While the rainfall early this week did provide some relief, September’s lack of measurable rain has had an impact on Ohio County as well as the entire state. The upcoming forecast shows continued relief...

Arrest in Hartford

On 10/07/2019 deputies of the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office, officers of the Hartford Police Department, and troopers of the Kentucky State Police converged on a home in the Hartford area in reference to locating an individual who...
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Kenneth Leon Saling

Kenneth Leon Saling, 79, of Echols, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at his home. He was born July 18, 1940 in Echols, Kentucky to the late Dennie Lee Saling and Lue Anna Key Saling. Mr....

Sara Louise “Lou” Farris

Sara Louise “Lou” Farris, 71, of Echols, Kentucky passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born August 7, 1948 in Harlan, Kentucky to the late Johnny Smith and Bessie Cavins Smith....

G.V. Keith

Beaver Dam- G.V. Keith, 90, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at OHRH in Owensboro.  He was born Oct. 27, 1929 in Ohio County, son of the late O.E. and Lucy Raines Keith. G.V....

Loren “Shane” Williamson

Loren “Shane” Williamson, 51, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at his home. He was born October 10, 1968 in Owensboro, Kentucky to James Williamson and the late Clara Maybell Wilkerson Dant. Shane...

Fosteen Flener Burden Clements

BEAVER DAM-Fosteen Flener Burden Clements, 86, of Beaver Dam died Friday November 1, 2019 at Ohio County Hospital.  Fosteen was born in Ohio County to the late Cicero and Retha Bullock Flener.  She was retired and had...