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  1. Man dies after Ohio County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    According to the sheriff's office, it happened just after 1 p.m. Thursday in the 7900 block of State Route 69 N. in Hartford. Deputies say their initial investigation shows that the pickup truck being driven by Leon Moore, of Hartford, rear ended a car.


  2. Beaver Dam to decide whether to allow alcohol sales citywideRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the city will hold its first local option election in more than a decade Tuesday. Ohio County Clerk Bess Tichenor Ralph says the secretary of state's office approved an election petition in order to allow the voting process to take place.


  3. Hartford man arrested, charged with attempted kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... , telling people inside the home that if they called police, he would kill them. We're told he tried to flee but Ohio County Sheriff's Deputies caught him, arrested him and took him to jail. 14 comments

  4. Trial under way for attempted murder in case of two girlfriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... a Wheeling man accused of breaking his girlfriend's neck during a violent dispute over another woman. Assistant Ohio County Prosecutor Gail Kahle finished the state's case against Kevin Alexander O'Brien, 27, who is charged with attempted murder and ...


  5. Moxley jailed on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Grayson News Gazette

    A Falls of Rough man was arrested on drug charges in Ohio County earlier this week, according to Kentucky State Police. Officers with State Police Post 16 in Henderson, KY made the arrest as the result of an attempt to serve a bench warrant at a residence along the 800 block of Highway 54 East.


  6. Suspect who stole Ohio Co. deputy's vehicle chargedRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The man accused of stealing an Ohio County deputy's patrol vehicle on Thursday has been booked into jail and is facing a list of charges. The crime spree started shortly before 2 on Thursday afternoon with a 911 call about a man slumped over a four-wheeler on KY-85 west in Centertown.


  7. Man in custody after deputy-involved shooting, allegedly stealing patrol SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | KFVS12

    According to Kentucky State Police, at 1:45 p.m. Ohio County authorities received a call about a man slumped over a four wheeler on KY 85 West in the Centertown community. Police say EMS was able to wake him up.


  8. Bluegrass museum in works to feature items from Bill MonroeRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    An official in western Kentucky says construction is expected to begin next spring on a bluegrass museum featuring memorabilia from Bill Monroe. Ohio County Judge-Executive David Johnston told the Messenger-Inquirer that officials plan to build a 15,000-square-foot museum in Rosine.


  9. KSP: Woman thrown from ATV, nearly hit by truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | KFVS12

    A woman was injured after being thrown from an ATV and nearly being hit by a truck on Wednesday evening, Oct. 21. According to Kentucky State Police, at around 7:30 p.m., Melissa Sutton, 41, was driving an ATV eastbound in the 1200 block of Silver Beach Road in Ohio County, Kentucky. Police say Sutton lost control of the ATV, was thrown off of it and landed in the road.


  10. Indiana police officer charged with 13 felonies including voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... discovering he may have been involved in criminal activity that took place during the 2015 primary election in Ohio County. Police said Colen allegedly influenced individuals to vote in the Ohio County primary election and filled out absentee ...


  11. 2015 KSP Citizens Police Academy to Start in Ohio CountyRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... will also get to take part in simulated traffic stops and investigations. The academy will be held at the Ohio County Senior Center in Hartford (located at the Ohio County Fairgrounds on KY 69). Applications can be obtained at the Kentucky State ...


  12. Alcohol sales vote sought in Ohio County's Beaver DamRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A western Kentucky man says he has nearly enough signatures to hold a special election on alcohol sales in the city of Beaver Dam. Ohio County resident Michael Adkins tells the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer that he has obtained nearly 250 signatures so far, about 50 short of the 300 required by state election laws to put a question before Beaver Dam voters.


  13. Ohio Co. woman hopes to open homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A zoning board denied Angela Porter-Stewart's proposal for a new homeless shelter last year but now---she's found a new location off Highway 62 in Beaver Dam. Over the last six months, her nonprofit Promise Home Incorporated has helped 30 homeless people in Ohio County find hotel rooms and later - places to stay.


  14. Whitesville Man Arrested in Ohio CountyRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    On August 15th, 2015 at approximately 8:50 PM Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver traveling on KY54 in the community of Whitesville in Daviess County. Troopers made contact with the operator, identified as Michael Clark of Whitesville, KY, who was operating a Silver 1994 Mazda Truck in the 5700 Block of Herbert Road in Ohio County that matched the description of the possible intoxicated driver complaint.


  15. Hartford Man Arrested at a Checkpoint Location in Ohio CountyRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    ... Mr. Gunter was found to be in possession of narcotics and he was also arrested. He was lodged at the Ohio County Detention Center on the following charges: Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Meth), Possession of Controlled ...


  16. Ice takes plea, free to go in WheelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | WTOV9

    ... lying on the pavement outside and they arrested him for public intox and transported him to OVMC for treatment," Ohio County Prosecutor Brian Ghaphery said. At the hospital, Ice allegedly yelled at police. Prosecutors say he then reached over the ...


  17. KSP Investigates Detention Center DeathRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2015 | Kentucky State Police

    On Saturday, August 8, 2015, Kentucky State Police was notified by Ohio County Detention employees of an unresponsive inmate located around 5:45am by a deputy jailer. Staff contacted medical personal; however, the inmate was pronounced deceased on-scene by the Ohio County Coroner's Office.


  18. KSP investigates Ohio County Detention Center deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The inmate, Robert Matthew Bradley, 26 of Beaver Dam, was pronounced dead at the jail by the Ohio County Coroner's Office. KSP says Bradley was arrested on August 7, 2015 for Driving Under the Influence.


  19. New push to allow alcohol sales in Beaver Dam, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... store licenses to be issued in the city and convenience stores will be allowed to sell beer. Officials with the Ohio County Clerk's Office say a special wet/dry election will take place 30 to 90 days after the petition is dropped off.


  20. Two Owensboro men arrested in Ohio CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Ohio County Sheriff's Deputies say 30-year-old Dustin Oost and 37-year-old Brian Bloomer, both of Owensboro, were arrested around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. They are both charged with two counts of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance.