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Fiscal Court hires golf employee, accepts bid for roof repair

At the July 14 meeting of the Ohio County Fiscal Court, the court hired an employee for the golf course, approved the golf course clubhouse rental agreement, changed the status of a Senior Services employee and accepted a bid to replace the Ohio County Courthouse roof. — Kristy Chapman, the course superintendent at the Ohio County Community Golf Course, came before the court. Chapman asked the court to appr ...

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Ohio Co. police report for July 29

All information is public record. Hartford Police Department On July 2, a juvenile, 15, of Beaver Dam, was cited for second degree fleeing and evading police (of foot). On July 2, Travis L. Wilson, 24, of Horse Branch, was served with an Ohio county criminal summons for failure of owner to maintain insurance. On July 4, Kayla B. Willis, 18, of Beaver Dam, was cited for no operator's license. On July 5, Kris ...

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UK study shows prescription drug law’s effectiveness

Since Kentucky’s landmark prescription drug abuse legislation took effect in 2012, the Commonwealth has seen a significant decline in the number of prescriptions for the most commonly abused medications, doctor shopping has decreased by more than 50 percent, and more Kentuckians are seeking treatment for prescription medication addiction. These findings, among others, are part of a yearlong study conducted ...

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KOHS, KSP launch ‘Move Over’ campaign to protect those who protect us

Every day on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the Kentucky State Police (KSP) to promote the message: Move Over. It’s the Law. “Our vision is to create a safe transportation system for all Kentuckians,” said K ...

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Agricultural, rural issues on center stage at gubernatorial forum

SUBMITTED Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry. Conway (D) and Bevin (R) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained their positions during the two-hour meeting at the farm organization’s state office. KFB President Mark Haney said the meeting gave ...

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Hartford man facing drug charges after fleeing police

A Hartford man is in jail after fleeing the Kentucky State Police (KSP) during an attempted traffic stop on Sunday afternoon. According to a press release, on Sunday, around 3 p.m., the KSP attempted a traffic stop on a 2014 Dodge Avenger on U.S. Highway 231 in the city limits of Beaver Dam. After turning on the emergency lights and sirens, the car fled to the intersection of U.S. Highway 231 and Chapman Av ...

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Ohio Co. woman hospitalized after accident

A Centertown woman was taken to the hospital after a car accident last night. According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police (KSP), on Saturday night, around 10:15 p.m., the KSP responded to a one car accident, with injury, in the 3500 block of State Route 69 South. Troopers determined Leta Porter, 66, of Centertown, was driving a 2014 Buick Lacrosse south on State Route 69 South, when she fail ...

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In case you missed it: July 19-25

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS BDFD quickly extinguishes fire at Oldham Park Driver faces murder charges after fatal motorcycle accident Fiscal Court discusses golf course year-end numbers BD Amphitheater entrance named after Crabb Gov. Beshear: Continued investment drives state's progress Beaver Dam man arrested with nearly 60 grams of meth Ohio Co. real estate transfers for July 23 Gov. Beshear issues ...

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KSP Trooper Island camp celebrates 50 years of helping kids

Trooper Island, a free summer camp operated by the Kentucky State Police, is observing its 50th anniversary this year by doing what it does best: providing a fun, life-changing experience for underprivileged children from throughout the state. Located on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County, the 34.5 acre island hosts around 700 campers each summer. It is estimated that more than 25,000 boys and girls between ...

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***UPDATE*** Boil Water Advisory lifted for Beaver Dam

***UPDATE*** 7-28-15 3:30 p.m. The City of Beaver Dam has lifted the Boil Water Advisory for residents on Rochester Road and those who live on U.S. Highway 231 S between OC Cafe and the Key Stop (former IGA Express). The City of Beaver Dam has reported a water line leak along Rochester Road and U.S. Highway 231 S. Until further notice, there is a Boil Water Advisory for residents on Rochester Road and for t ...

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