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Real estate transfers for May 28

Real estate transfers: Pat and Patricia A. Locher to Edward G. Humphrey Land in Ohio Co., Ky. Elizabeth Sue Humphrey, J.W. Humphrey - Estate, Billie S., Carrol J. Deborah L., Linda, Mary L. Mickey R., Patrice, Patricia A. Richard E., Ronda R., Roy W., Sue, Thomas W., Tom, and Tony Humphrey to Edward G. Humphrey Land in Ohio Co., Ky. Gregory E. and Pixie M. Graham to Edward G. Humphrey Land in Ohio Co., Ky. ...

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KSP makes arrests in Rockport home invasion

Kentucky State Police (KSP) have arrested two men in connection with a home invasion robbery of an Ohio County woman. On May 11, a woman from Rockport reported to authorities she was tied up in her own home and robbed at knife point. The woman told the KSP a clean-cut man knocked on her back door and asked to use her phone due to an emergency. She allowed the suspect into her home. He then brandished a larg ...

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KY FAME expands to greater Owensboro

Kentucky’s nationally recognized workforce training program is coming to western Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear announced the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is creating a new chapter in the Greater Owensboro region. KY FAME is a partnership of manufacturers that have teamed up to address the shortage of technically skilled workers needed in advanced manufacturing. The progr ...

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Fiscal Court gives raises, hires golf course help

At its April 28 meeting, the Ohio County Fiscal Court hired personnel, approved a pay raise for the County Road Department, advertised for bids on a truck, replaced the batteries in the weather sirens, and got rid of the citizen sign-up sheet at its meetings. — The Ohio County Community Golf Course advertised for part-time seasonal employees. At the April 28 meeting, the golf course asked the fiscal court t ...

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Court cases in Ohio Co. may now be filed electronically

Attorneys with court cases in 11 more Kentucky counties may now file them without making a trip to a courthouse. The Administrative Office of the Courts began offering electronic case filing May 20 in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hancock, Logan, Metcalfe, Ohio, Simpson, Todd and Warren counties.  eFiling is available 24/7 and attorneys with access may file a case electronically in any of the 72 Kentucky ...

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Fiscal Court discusses discretionary funds, renews contract

Magistrates had questions about discretionary funds and renewing a contract of a mapping specialist at the April 28 meeting of the Ohio County Fiscal court. — At the beginning of the meeting, during the time to approve the bills, claims, payments and transfers of the fiscal court, Fifth District Magistrate Larry Morphew voiced his concern about money being taken from his discretionary account. According to ...

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KSP looking for new leads in Officer Ellis murder

Nearly two years have passed since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. Kentucky State Police hope a new video plea for information will provide fresh leads about the case. KSP Public Affairs Officer Trooper Jeff Gregory hopes today's video release will encourage someone, who may have information about the case, to contact authorities. "Someone somewhere knows something about this ...

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In case you missed it: May 17-23

The Sunday Morning Monitor... NEWS Secretary Grimes reminds voters of 'Do's and Don'ts' of Primary Election KSP begins 'Click It or Ticket' Memorial Day Holiday enforcement KSP participates in multi-state enforcement initiative 2015 Primary Election results: Kirtley defeats Bullock in circuit court clerk race 2015 Beaver Dam Strawberry Festival starts this weekend BD Tourism Commission announces 4th of July ...

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State jobless rate falls to 5 percent in Apr. 2015

Kentucky’s unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. “The labor market has improved steadily and a 5 percent unemployment rate is ...

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