Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Detour no longer in place on Western Kentucky Parkway

The detour off the Western Kentucky Parkway in Beaver Dam is no longer in place. The work at the westbound interchange on the Western Kentucky Parkway at U.S. Highway 231 (exit 75) is complete,...

DNA test leads to book on Ohio County pioneers

On Dec. 28, 2015, Sue Stulberg of Ann Arbor, Mich. received an email informing her that the analysis of her DNA was complete. Weeks before, on a whim, she had submitted a saliva sample,...

Otha Leon Massey

Otha Leon Massey, 72, of Fordsville, passed away peacefully at his home on January 5, 2020. He was born to the late Ray and Janie Massey. Leon was born and raised in Okemah, Oklahoma and moved to...

OCSO Robbery Press Release

On 01/04/2020 at approximately 8:20 pm, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office was advised that a robbery had just occurred at the Cromwell Market in Cromwell KY. During a multi-agency investigation, it was determined that...

State flu cases increase

According to the most recent numbers released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the current flu activity in Kentucky has been increased to widespread. A total of 2,436 laboratory confirmed cases of...

Centertown mine closing in February

Employees at the Western Kentucky Coal Company, LLC’s Genesis Mine located in Centertown received a WARN notice Dec. 26 that “mass layoffs and subsequent plant closing” would occur in February 2020. The notice,...

OC Schools see increased literacy with Zoo-phonics

Ohio County schools released a program nearly six years ago that is continuing to significantly improve the way children read and process letters and sounds, and its name is Zoo-phonics. Schools all over the...

Two concerts announced for BD Amphitheater 2020 season Literacy: Tucker, Ratt to headline shows

The Beaver Dam Amphitheater made two big announcements this week when it released the name of the headliner for the opening show of the 2020 season concert series as well as the lineup for the third annual...

Flu season is here, shot recommended: 785 cases reported in Kentucky, none in Ohio...

’Tis the Season, but not just for Christmas. With the holiday season ahead, it’s important more than ever to get this year ’s flu shot, state health department officials say. “As the holidays approach,...

McHenry Masonic lodge to place wreaths at cemetery

For the third year, the McHenry Masonic Lodge is working with Wreaths Across America in honoring veterans who have passed away by laying wreaths of remembrance on their graves at Render Cemetery. The ceremony...
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Jasmine Diane Holland

Beaver Dam- Jasmine Diane Holland, 22, passed away January 14, 2020.  She was born June 18, 1997 in Hartford.     Jasmine was a member of Crossroad Community Church in Beaver Dam, graduated from Ohio County...

Catherine Fassnacht Monroe

Catherine was born on January 31, 1935 and passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020. Catherine was a resident of Hartford, Kentucky.

Joyce Jewell Decker

Joyce Jewell Decker, 76 of Rockport, Kentucky passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born on August 12, 1943 in McHenry to the late Gilbert and Inez Taylor Whitler. Joyce...

Mary “Boots” Stone

Mary “Boots” Stone, 88, of Rockport, Indiana passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Millers Mary Manor in Rockport with her family by her side. She was born May 27, 1931 to the late William Franklin Thomas...

Ronald E. Wright

Ronald E. Wright, Sr., 69, of Whiting, Indiana passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at his residence. He was born on June 19, 1950 in Rosine, Kentucky to Edward and Alma Wright....