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Ohio Co. police report for Oct. 1

All information is public record. Beaver Dam Police Department On Sept. 12, Kasey Cecil, 27, was charged with failure to wear a seatbelt. On Sept. 12,  Juan Lucas, 57, was charged with expired/no registration plate and failure to maintain required insurance. On Sept.15, Nicholas Midkiff, 30, was served with a warrant for Ohio County (failure to appear). On Sept. 16, Donna Carter, 55, was charged with failur ...

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VIDEO: Ready, Set, Grow program launched at Beaver Dam Elementary

The students of Beaver Dam Elementary were visited by Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner James Comer and Miss Kentucky Ramsey Carpenter last week to kick off the Ready, Set, Grow school garden program. The Ready, Set, Grow program is a program started by the Department of Agriculture to teach elementary school students where food comes from and how it goes from the field or garden to the dinner ...

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Hartford City Council set 2014 property tax rates

After a serious discussion, the Hartford City Council approved the second reading of an ordinance raising property tax rates for 2014. The city council approved the first reading of Ordinance No. 2014-03 - 2014 Ad Valorem Tax Rates at a special-called meeting on September 19. At the special-called meeting, the council voted 3 to 1 to accept the compensating rate provided by the state. Council members Bob Cl ...

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OC Sheriff’s Dept. arrest Fordsville man on drug charges

A Fordsville man was tased and arrested on drug charges after he would not follow a sheriff's deputy's instructions. According to a press release from the Ohio County Sheriff's Department (OCSD), yesterday, around 1:50 p.m., Deputy Keith Harrell was on routine patrol when he saw three people acting suspiciously in the area of State Routes 54 and 261 in Elmich. He stopped to talk with two men and one woman a ...

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In case you missed it: Sept. 21-27

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS Carpenter does state, county proud at Miss America Pageant Winner yet to come forward with $1 million lottery ticket Beaver Dam man charged with DUI after multi-car crash KSP arrest Ohio Co. man after argument Whittaker remembered for kind, selfless spirit KSP charge Ohio Co. man with rape Paving on WK Pkwy Service Center ramps starts tomorrow Secretary Grimes reminds Kent ...

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Kessinger sworn in as Centertown Mayor

Submitted  Ohio County Judge-Executive David Johnston officially administered the Oath of Office to Terry Kessinger, as Mayor of the City of Centertown, on Monday, September 22.  Due to the vacancy of the position, Kessinger will be finishing Larry Smith's term as Mayor. Smith faithfully served on the city commission for two years as a commissioner, and was elected mayor in 2010. Smith now resides in Hartfo ...

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KSP looking for dangerous man

On Wednesday, Sept. 24, Kentucky State Police (KSP) troopers conducted a search warrant of a residence in rural Union County. During the execution of the search warrant, KSP detectives and troopers found illegal firearms, ammunition, methamphetamine and methamphetamine trafficking materials and related equipment. The residence owner, Joshua Matt Dean, 39 , was not present at the time the search warrant was ...

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2014 Ohio County Fair Schedule of Events Sept. 26-27

The Ohio County Fair is back and better than ever this year. The fair began on Sept. 23, but it really kicks into gear this weekend with all the pageants, events, food, fun, rides and games. Below is a schedule of events to help you decide what to check out this year at the Ohio County Fair. Go out and support your fair and county. Friday, Sept. 26 4 p.m.  Gates Open  4 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Petting Zoo Open 6 p. ...

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Jobless rates down in all 120 counties in August 2014

For the first time on record, unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between August 2013 and August 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. “The underlying message is that we have left the recession behind. That doesn’t mean unemployment rates will decrease each month in all 120 counties,” caution ...

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Fordsville man injured in ATV accident

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is investigating an accident that sent a Reynolds Station man to the hospital with serious injuries. According to a press release, the KSP responded to a personal injury accident yesterday around 4:45 p.m on Zion Church Road in Fordsville. Prior to the accident, Anthony Matlock, 37, and Mark Wedding, 46, had argued outside both of their residences in Fordsville. Wedding got i ...

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