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Lt. Gov. Luallen to attend ribbon cutting tomorrow

Kentucky's Lt. Governor Crit Luallen will attend a ribbon cutting ceremony held by the Ohio County Chamber of Commerce, tomorrow (Tuesday), at Bluegrass Crossings Business Centre. The ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the completion of a new build ready pad at Bluegrass Crossings.  Earlier this year, the Ohio County Fiscal Court, along with four other counties, approved the second reading of an ordinan ...

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In case you missed it: Apr. 19-25

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS Seniors invited to free fraud prevention event Apr. 30 Accident sends two to the hospital Spring debris clean up safety tips from Ohio Co. EMA KYTC has immediate job openings in Ohio Co.  Annual jobless rates for all Ky. counties fell in 2014 Two Ohio Co. men arrested on drug charges Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Apr. 23 Jobless rates down in all Ky. counties in March ...

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***UPDATE*** Ohio Co. in path of possible severe weather today

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Louisville is forecasting severe weather today, with damaging winds, large hail and possible tornadoes. There may also be heavy rainfall causing flooding issues. The NWS has Ohio County, along with others, in the path of the greatest chance for severe weather. The storms will begin around 3 p.m. in Illinois and move into the area around 5 to 6 p.m. The NWS says the syst ...

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Jobless rates down in all Ky. counties in March 2015

Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between March 2014 and March 2015, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, 3.9 percent; Fayette County, 4 percent; Scott County, 4.1 percent; She ...

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Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Apr. 23

Real estate transfers: Edward J. Miles, Sr. and Anissa C. Miles to Nicholas Todd Mason Lot and mobile home in Centertown, Ky. Carl Wayne Geary and Teresa Marie Geary to Anthony B., Codey L. and Jaysen C. Cardwell Four tracts in Ohio Co., Ky. Williams J. and Tarra Meadows to William J. and Tarra Meadows Tract in Ohio Co., Ky. Tarra Bliznick to William J. and Tarra Meadows Tract in Ohio Co., Ky. Nadine West t ...

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Two Ohio Co. men arrested on drug charges

Two Ohio County men were arrested on drug charges by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) in Cromwell yesterday. According to a press release, around 4 p.m., yesterday, troopers conducted a knock and talk at the 3800 block of Mt. Pleasant Road and discovered items commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine. Troopers also saw Phillip Hayes, 60, of Cromwell, in a vehicle parked in front of the residence. After s ...

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Annual jobless rates for all Ky. counties fell in 2014

Annual unemployment rates were lower in all 120 Kentucky counties in 2014 than in 2013, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. “Even though economic opportunities vary across the state, 2014 proved to be an extraordinary year with all 120 counties posting an improvement in the unemployment rate,” said economist Mano ...

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KYTC has immediate job openings in Ohio Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has more than a dozen job openings for equipment operators/truck drivers in the counties of KYTC District 2. Immediate openings are available in Hopkins, McLean, Christian, Muhlenberg, Daviess, Webster, Caldwell, and Ohio counties. HEO I (Quick-fill – can apply at any time) – Requires:  High School Diploma and valid driver’s license.  No experience required.  Hourly wage: ...

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Spring debris clean up safety tips from Ohio Co. EMA

Courtesy of the Ohio County Emergency Management Agency Debris Clean Up Safety Tips Mild spring weather can have a down side after a hard winter. On sunny days people tend to take advantage and do outside chores, which may include burning debris left by last winter’s ice storm. These fires can be, and often are dangerous, even deadly. During a two-day period of good weather, two separate deaths resulted fro ...

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Accident sends two to hospital

Two people were taken to the hospital yesterday, after a car accident on US 60 in Owensboro. According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, yesterday, around 12 p.m., Alexander S. McGee, 20, of Hartford, was driving south on US 60 East. As he was driving across the eastbound lanes, he was struck by a car driven by James Green, 75, of Owensboro. Green and his passenger, Janice F. Green, 74, of ...

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