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Close the Deal Program helps students plan for post secondary education

Every year, when a group of seniors graduates from Ohio County High School, their lives are no longer restricted to a schedule of class periods, homework assignments and tests. But finding a good paying job with a high school diploma alone can be almost impossible due to the advances in technology constantly changing the face of today’s work environment. The high school recognized this and has encouraged it ...

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Economic development plan to be presented at Hartford City Council meeting

Hartford City Council Member Tony Ward will be presenting a plan for an economic development incentive package for Hartford at Thursday's Hartford City Council meeting. The meeting will be held at Hartford City Hall at 4 p.m. Ward and the council invites all Hartford residents and business owners to attend the city council meeting as he invites input from community members on the proposed plan and hopes to ...

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Ohio Co. under a Frost Advisory

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Frost Advisory for Ohio Co. from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Areas of frost are expected across southern Indiana and central Kentucky early Thursday morning. Temperatures will fall into the lower to middle 30s late tonight into Thursday morning. These temperatures combined with low-level moisture will result in areas of frost forming especially ...

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Gov. Steve Beshear to appear in Ohio Co. Oct. 27

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will be appearing at the Ohio Co. Cornerstone Hall (formerly the Ohio County Senior Center) on Monday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. Beshear was last in Ohio County back in July to present a check for $837,000 to the City of Hartford for Phase II of its sewer rehab. The money was awarded to the city through a Community Development Block Grant. ...

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***UPDATE*** McConnell to visit Hartford Friday

***UPDATE*** 10/22/14 2:40 p.m. It was just announced that Senator McConnell will be joined at the event by Representative Ed Whitfield. United States Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, will be in Hartford Friday, Oct. 24, making his second stop in Ohio County in the last three months. McConnell will appear at Caper's Cafe at 8:45 a.m. Friday morning. Caper's Cafe is on Main Street in downtown Hartfor ...

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VIDEO: BD Women’s Club/OC Chamber ‘Cookin’ with the Candidates’ Forum

***CORRECTION*** 10/22/14 4:12 p.m. It has been brought to our attention future county attorney, Justin Keown, also prepared a dish for the "Cookin' with the Candidates" Forum. We have corrected the omission in the earlier posting of this story. The Beaver Dam Women's Club and the Ohio County Chamber of Commerce teamed together to present "Cookin with the Candidates" last Thursday at the Ohio County High Sc ...

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Fordsville man faces murder charge after DUI crash

A Fordsville man faces a murder charge after an accident claimed the life of his passenger. According to a press release by the Kentucky State Police, the KSP responded to a single vehicle accident, yesterday, on Old Leitchfield Road near Zion Church Road in Reynolds Station. When the KSP arrived, the driver, Jimmy L. Carden, had already fled the scene. He was found a short time later and transported to Owe ...

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Sheriff’s Dept. finds toddler in home with meth lab

A multi-agency investigation led to the arrest of six people who had manufactured methamphetamine inside a home, while a 14 month-old child was present. According to a press release from the Ohio County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), on Monday afternoon, detectives with the OCSD, along with officers from the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force, Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department and Central City Police Departm ...

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Family Wellness Center fundraiser to host Derek Anderson, Aaron Kizer Oct. 25

Submitted by the Ohio County Family Wellness Center The Ohio County Family Wellness Center is excited to bring the premier event of the year to Ohio County. Saturday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. we will be hosting our Annual Dinner Fundraiser and Silent Auction at the Ohio County High School. Why is this the premier event of the year?  Start the night off with a fabulous dinner catered by Sara Michaels Events, ...

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***CORRECTION*** Grimes to make stop in McHenry Wednesday

***CORRECTION*** 10/21/14 8:05 p.m In an earlier posting of this story, the address of the McHenry City Building was incorrect. The correction has been made. The McHenry City Building is at 75 James Street in McHenry. Current Secretary of State for Kentucky, and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Alison Lundergan Grimes will be speaking in McHenry tomorrow night (Wednesday), Oct. 22, as a part of her Ken ...

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