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The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS KSP arrest man in possession of crack cocaine Highway crews cleaning up first snowfall of the season Gov. Beshear names Ohio Co. Work Ready Community In Progress Beaver Dam man arrested on drug charges after argument Help the Ohio Co. Monitor pay the bills with small gesture Ohio Co. Hospital prepared for flu, other viruses OC Fiscal Court allows Armstrong Col use of road, ...

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Hartford man hospitalized after alchohol related crash

A Hartford man, suspected of drinking alcohol, was injured in an accident after his truck struck a utility pole. According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, last night, around 8:30 p.m., Coy G. Roach, Jr., 51, of Hartford, was driving west on St. Rt. 1414. Roach crossed the center line and crashed into a utility pole.  When Troopers and Ohio County Sheriff's Deputies arrived, there were sev ...

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KSP announces ‘Cram the Cruiser’ to feed the hungry

The Kentucky State Police kicked off its fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive yesterday. Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency’s headquarters location in Frankfort. The campaign extends through Dec. 16, 2014 and is designed to collect non-perishable food items for needy families. KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb said the agency collected more ...

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Promise Home, Inc. denied permit to use building as homeless shelter

Emotions, concerns and a battery of questions filled a two-hour night, as members of the public and Joint Board of Adjustments (JBOA) converged at a Beaver Dam/Hartford Planning and Zoning public hearing on Nov. 13 at the Beaver Dam City Building. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of granting a Conditional Use permit to a proposed homeless shelter site. Members from the JBOA opened t ...

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Hartford City Council meeting today at 4 p.m.

The Hartford City Council will have its November meeting today at 4 p.m. The council was due to have its November meeting on Thanksgiving, so it was moved. Below is the agenda for today's meeting. Agenda, Council Meeting, November 20, 2014 4:00 p.m. Item# Description 1  Call Regular Meeting to Order - Mayor Hendricks 2  Invocation - Bob Clements 3  Visitors: 4  Minutes - Regular minutes for October 23, 2014 ...

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State’s jobless rate plunges to 6.2 percent in Oct.

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in October 2014 at 6.2 percent from a revised 6.7 percent in September 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It marks the single-biggest one-month drop in the unemployment rate since 1976, when the curr ...

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Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Nov. 20

Real estate transfers: Drucilla A. Spangler to Commonwealth Community Bank, Inc. Parcel in Ohio Co., Ky. Clinton B., Heather N. and Heather Nicole Magan to Christopher Scott Kerr and Roberta A. Kerr Two parcels in Ohio Co., Ky. Jeffrey L. Boehman, Sr. and Stephanie Boehman to Michael Gerteisen Tract No. 7 in Ohio Co., Ky. Jeffery, Jeffrey and Suzanne Dukes to Robert E. Moorman 2 tracts in Ohio Co., Ky. Hous ...

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Motor fuels tax rate to decline by 4.3 cents per gallon on Jan. 1

Kentucky’s “gas tax” on sales of gasoline, diesel and ethanol motor fuels will drop by 4.3 cents per gallon on New Year’s Day, resulting in a loss to the Kentucky Road Fund of about $129 million on an annualized basis. The decrease reflects a drop in the calculated average wholesale price (AWP) of motor fuels, as provided under Kentucky law. “The gas tax accounts for more than half of the revenue in the Ken ...

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OC Fiscal Court allows Armstrong Coal use of road, to install 3,500 ft. of waterline

During the November 13 meeting of the Ohio County Fiscal Court, the fiscal court allowed Armstrong Coal to use a county road for trucking, refunded a deposit to a logging company, rejected all bids for a courtroom renovation and agreed to add thousands of feet of waterline to Flint Springs Road. — Ohio County Judge Executive David Johnston informed the fiscal court Armstrong Coal wanted to use a part of Lon ...

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Ohio Co. Hospital prepared for flu, other viruses

SUBMITTED by the Ohio County Hospital Infectious diseases have been in the news lately, and although the risk of a case of the Ebola virus in Ohio County is remote, the healthcare professionals at Ohio County Hospital (OCH) have been working to make sure our community is prepared. OCH has also been preparing for the more seasonal threat of respiratory outbreaks such as influenza (Flu) and contagious Enterov ...

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