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In case you missed it: Jan. 18-24

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS Fire destroys large garage of Beaver Dam home Former magistrates accuse Johnston of wrongdoing Cadets graduate from KSP Academy, including 2 from Ohio Co. OC Fiscal Court amend budget, coal severance list Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Jan. 22 State's jobless rates plunge to nearly seven-year low at 5.7 percent in Dec. Johnston gives 'State of the county' address Speci ...

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***UPDATE*** Winter Weather Advisory issued for Ohio Co.

***UPDATE*** 1-23-15 4:22 p.m. The NWS in Louisville has updated the Special Weather Statement for Ohio County to a Winter Weather Advisory. The Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect until 4 a.m. Saturday. The Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for sleet and snow. Snow is occurring along a line from Morgantown to Elizabethtown to Danville in Kentucky at this time. Additional bands of snow are possi ...

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Johnston gives ‘State of the County’ address

The Ohio County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ohio County Judge-Executive David Johnston to speak at its January membership meeting. Johnston gave his "State of the County" address and started out by saying the state of the county was "great." Johnston went over some goals accomplished in Ohio County over the last year, such as paving a record amount of roads, providing waterlines to more homes and reaching ...

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State’s jobless rate plunges to nearly seven-year low at 5.7 percent in Dec.

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate nearly matched the U.S. rate as it plunged to a preliminary 5.7 percent rate in December 2014 from a revised 6 percent in November 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the lowest rate for the state since February 2008 when it was 5.7 percent. ...

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Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Jan. 22

Real estate transfers: Benny Lee Whitehead and Stacy Whitehead to Newman Farms LLC Two parcels of land in Ohio Co., Ky. Alan Dale Vincent and Cindy M. Vincent to Richard W. Pemberton II and Melinda S. Pemberton 91.7177 acres in Ohio Co., Ky. Rolly C. Tichenor - Estate to Don Phillips, Jr. Properties LLC 2 acres more or less in Ohio Co., Ky. Josh and Shannon L. Huff to Cody Wilson Two tracts in Ohio Co., Ky. ...

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OC Fiscal Court amend budget, coal severance list

At the Ohio County Fiscal Court's Jan. 13 meeting, the court amended the Coal Severance Priority List, approved the first reading of a budget amendment and passed a resolution that helps the County Attorney's Office. — After approving the minutes from the Jan. 5 special-called fiscal court meeting, the court was presented with the bills, payments, claims and transfers. Since the last meeting, the court will ...

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Cadets graduate from KSP Academy, including 2 from Ohio Co.

The Kentucky State Police Academy presented diplomas to 69 new troopers at ceremonies held last week in Frankfort. Their addition to the force brings the agency’s strength to a total of 910 troopers serving the citizens of the Commonwealth. “During tough budgetary times, Governor Beshear’s continuing support for the public safety mission of the Kentucky State Police has allowed us to continue cadet classes ...

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***CORRECTION*** Former magistrates accuse Johnston of wrongdoing

***CORRECTION*** 1-22-15 2:15 p.m. In the initial post, it was incorrectly stated former county attorney Greg Hill declined to comment on the story. Hill was never contacted for comment. The Ohio County Monitor did speak to new county attorney Justin Keown, who declined to comment, due to potential legal issues. Near the end of the Dec. 9 Ohio County Fiscal Court meeting, motions were approved that ended in ...

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Fire destroys large garage of Beaver Dam home

Beaver Dam and Hartford firefighters responded to an afternoon fire at a home in Beaver Dam which destroyed a large garage. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire on the 100 block of White Street around 12:45 p.m. According to Beaver Dam Fire Chief Chris Shephard, the owner of the home was burning trash behind the building when it caught the grass on fire. The fire ultimately spread to the large two-car g ...

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In case you missed it: Jan. 11-17

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS KYTC crews prepared to respond to wintry mix Hibbett Sporting Goods announces new Beaver Dam store OC Fiscal Court approves compensation schedule, other hirings Chance of snow overnight for Ohio Co. Highway crews prepared for snow/ice response on Thursday  Ohio Co. real estate transfers for Jan. 15 Sheriff's Dept. looking for information on stolen ATV Motorists urged to be ...

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