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New fire truck delivered to the BDFD

The Beaver Dam Fire Department now has a new fire truck to put into the new fire station in August. Back in March, the BDFD approached the Beaver Dam City Commission about the possibility of purchasing a fire truck. It was explained the BDFD needed to have three pumper trucks to maintain its ISO rating which effects insurance rates on homes. At that time, the BDFD were down to just two pumper trucks, and in ...

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KYTC: Paving to begin on U.S. 231 Wednesday

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to restrict traffic for asphalt paving along U.S. Highway 231 on Wednesday, July 23. Paving along U.S. Highway 231 will run from near the State Route 2718/Liberty Road intersection at mile point 6.928 extending northward to mile point 9.939 near the U.S. Highway 62 W intersection, a distance of 3.01 miles. Motorists should be alert for one la ...

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BD City Commission gives money to Little League, applies for grant

During its July 14 meeting, the Beaver Dam City Commission gave money to the Beaver Dam Little League, applied for a grant for the farmers market and approved a motion to advertise for bids on equipment and to find someone to clear a wooded area. — In May, city superintendent Larry Carter informed the city commission that representatives from the Beaver Dam Little League came to him about the possibility of ...

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In case you missed it: July 13-19

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS OC Fiscal Court passes coal severance resolutions, amendments to ordinance Three charged with burglary of Lil' Stevie's Ohio County's Ramsey Carpenter crowned Miss Kentucky 2014 Two women arrested on meth charges Ohio Co. police report for July 16 Lewis receives outstanding evaluation, BD Elementary hires principal Ohio Co. real estate transfers for July 17 Fiscal court sp ...

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Utica man arrested for DUI after path of destruction

The Ohio County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) arrested a Utica man on a DUI charge after he allegedly ran over several mailboxes, signs and fences. According to the OCSD, Thursday morning, around 5:40 a.m., Ohio County Dispatch received a call about a white Chevrolet pickup that had knocked down many mailboxes, three stop signs, several trash cans and a "Welcome to Ohio County" sign. The caller also said the ...

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Horse Branch man arrested on numerous sex charges

A Horse Branch man, already facing 50 counts of sex crime charges, is facing more charges after another victim comes forward. According to a press release from the OCSD, Detective John Castello arrested a Horse Branch man yesterday on a warrant charging him with 38 counts of sex crime charges. Ronnie Bruce Leach, 54, of Horse Branch, was charged with 13 counts of first degree sex abuse, victim under 12 year ...

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KSP arrests Ohio Co. man on drug charges

A Cromwell man was arrested on drug charges after the Kentucky State Police found him stranded on the parkway. According to the KSP, yesterday around 3:50 p.m., Trooper Billy Begley, along with Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Sergeant Dewel Miller, stopped to check on a disabled vehicle on the Natcher Parkway. After making contact with Chad Snodgrass, the driver of the vehicle, Begley found Snodgrass had a s ...

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Fiscal Court to close part of road, makes personnel moves

The Ohio County Fiscal Court approved a motion to begin closing part of Salings Lane and made several personnel moves during its last meeting. — At the June 24 meeting, the fiscal court discussed closing a part of Salings Lane. The matter was tabled until more information could be gathered on the process. At the July 8 meeting, county attorney Greg Hill said he sent each member a letter containing the steps ...

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Cromwell man arrested on drug charges, DUI

A Cromwell man was arrested early this morning on DUI and drug charges after being found passed out in his car. According to the Ohio County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), Deputy John Thompson responded to a complaint on Happy Hollow Road around 12:45 a.m. this morning. The complaint was there was a vehicle parked in the middle of the road with a man passed out in the driver's seat. Upon arrival, Deputy Thomp ...

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Fiscal Court spars over lifetime golf contract

The Ohio County Fiscal Court approved a motion to allow the Ohio County Community Golf Course to sell lifetime memberships, though the vote was not unanimous. At its July 8 meeting, Second District Magistrate Jason Bullock, head of the Golf Course Committee, brought an interesting proposal to the fiscal court, involving the sale of a limited amount of lifetime memberships at the golf course. The golf course ...

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