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Caneyville man killed in Ohio County shooting
ROSINE, Ky. (WBKO) – Reports say the Grayson County man who was previously shot in November while chasing burglars off his property, and later found a bomb in his barn, has been killed in a shooting.
Caneyville man found dead Wednesday in Rosine
The Ohio County Sheriff's Office responded to a call 5:20 p.m. Wednesday of a possible dead body in a car at 33 Bluff St. in Rosine. According to a press release sent by the sheriff's office, deputies found Johnnie Hayes, of Caneyville, dead behind the wheel of a vehicle of a suspected gunshot wound
Kentucky judge suspended 7 days following hit-and-run collision
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKYT) - The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission has suspended a judge seven days following a 2018 hit-and-run crash. The commission's report says 21st Judicial District Judge William Roberts agreed to the order of suspension.
Lexington father arrested, two children hurt following crash in Ohio County
A Lexington father is arrested, and two children are injured following a single vehicle crash in Beaver Dam. The crash happened on Wednesday around 5:15 p.m. on the Western Kentucky Parkway.
Edmonson deputies arrest two on drug charges
BROWNSVILLE, Ky.- A search for a person with an outstanding felony warrant, led to the arrests of two other individuals. According to the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 1900 block of Cub Rub road to serve the warrant.
Authorities Investigate Ohio County Murder
Authorities in Ohio County are investigating a mysterious death. Wednesday night a body was found in a car outside of a home in Rosine. Law enforcement officials say the believe Johnnie Hays was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of a car parked right outside of a home in Rosine.
Ohio County Schools teacher accused of bullying student
An Ohio County elementary school teacher has been accused by a parent of allegedly bullying her 11-year-old son after an incident that occurred Monday at the school. Michelle Berkley, of McHenry, said Thursday that her son's sixth-grade teacher, Ben Martin, bullied her son in front of his peers by c
Lexington man arrested after wreck
A 43-year-old Lexington man was arrested on several charges Wednesday evening after his truck crashed on the Western Kentucky Parkway in Ohio County. Kentucky State Police said Nathan A. Stevens was traveling on the Western Kentucky Parkway around 5:15 p.m. and attempted to exit onto the William H.
Roll out dates for new Kentucky drivers licenses
Kentucky is changing their drivers licenses to comply with federal laws. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has released which dates each county will start offering the new licenses.
Hardin County Schools considers closing and re-purposing Lakewood Elementary
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Hardin County Schools is considering closing a rural elementary school to re-purpose it as a middle school. Parents with students at Lakewood Elementary got a letter earlier this week that explained the district is considering closing the school.
‘Flash freeze’ will turn rain to snow in Central Kentucky this weekend
A winter storm that could bring around two inches of precipitation will arrive in Central Kentucky early Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. It’s the second straight weekend the Lexington area will get a winter hit; 1 to 2 inches of snow fell last Saturday, according to weather serv
Hart County's Immanuel Ministry Church vehicle stolen
Bowling Green, Ky --- After a church truck used to transport food to The Abundance of the Hart Food Bank in Hart County was stolen, a Facebook post helped locate the missing truck in just a couple hours.
3 dead, 1 hurt in Kentucky shooting
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP/WKYT/WFIE) -- Police in Kentucky say multiple people have been taken to a hospital following a shooting at a residence in Owensboro. Owensboro Police Public Information Officer Andrew Boggess said Thursday that the local coroner was called to the scene of the shooting. WFIE report
Ohio County Sheriff's Reports Released - Jan. 15
Nicholas Deweese was charged Jan. 9 with no registration plates, no registration receipt, fourth-degree assault, possession of marijuana, first-degree possession controlled substance (meth) first offense and drug paraphernalia - buy/possess.
Houdini, the Infamous I-65 Goat, Settles in New Home
Meade County has a new celebrity in the form of a goat. Houdini, a feral goat, rose to local fame for his antics during his time living on the side of Interstate 65 in Hardin County.
Cash bail keeps the poor in jail…a new bill aims to change that
DURING Shameka Parrish-Wright’s jail stay, she made a friend. Her friend faced a charge of felonious aggravated assault. So did Parrish-Wright, stemming from what she says was self-defense.
Group in Ohio County starts petition for dog breeding licenses
An Ohio County group wants county leaders to set up new rules for dog breeders. The Friends of the Ohio County Animal Shelter started a petition, calling for dog breeders to be licensed.
Kentucky woman admitted to stealing from school's PTO account after $38K goes missing
PADUCAH, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky woman has been arrested after police say she admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from an elementary school’s PTO account. Rachel Morgan Hall, 37, was charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of property $10,000,according to CBS affiliate KFVS.
Ohio County Real Estate Transfers Listed - Jan. 16
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (1/16/19) — The following property transfers were recently recorded in Ohio County:. Kyle Nolan Baize and Sara Leeann Baize to Donald Smith and Barbara Jean Smith, block E of the Thomas Addition in Hartford.
Chamber hears Johnston’s State of the County address
0shares By Lee Bratcher/OC Monitor HARTFORD, Ky. — The Ohio County Chamber of Commerce held. Get full access to the Ohio County Monitor and support quality local journalism with a $5 monthly subscription, or SAVE with a longer subscription. It costs less than 18 cents a day. Or log in to read the re