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DOH awards $174 million bid for final section of U.S. 35
DOH awards $174 million bid for final section of U.S. 35

A Kentucky company has won the more than $174 million bid to begin construction of the final four-lane section of U.S. 35 in Mason and Putnam counties, officials announced Tuesday.

The bid represents the largest construction contract the state...

Hurricane High hosts Putnam Special Olympics
Hurricane High hosts Putnam Special Olympics

Hurricane High was a whirlwind of activity as it hosted the annual Putnam County Special Olympics spring games for special needs students from all over the county on Monday. Susan Erwin, co-director of Putnam County Special Olympics, has participated...

Eleanor Pool reopens for summer

When residents were troubled by unsatisfactory conditions of the city's pool under county management, the town of Eleanor took matters into its own hands.

The Eleanor Pool, formerly managed by Putnam County Parks and Recreation, was...

Ahead of line repairs, residents asked to limit water use, expect discoloration
Ahead of line repairs, residents asked to limit water use, expect discoloration

Company may ask customers to conserve usage during project

Excess levy to be on Putnam ballot this Saturday

Putnam County residents will have the opportunity to vote to renew the school system's special levy on Saturday.

The levy will raise an additional $17.7 million annually from property taxes for the school district from June 2016-2020. This...

Toyota plant program trains, pays aspiring employees still in school
Toyota plant program trains, pays aspiring employees still in school

A relatively new education-to-work program is helping Toyota Corp. and other manufacturers around the country fill critical skilled worker positions while also giving students a chance to work an earn money while attending school.

In 2012,...

Ky. company apparent low bidder for US 35 upgrade in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says a Kentucky company is the apparent low bidder for a contract to upgrade a section of U.S. 35.

Bizzack Construction, LLC of Lexington, Kentucky, bid $174.4 million to...

Putnam commission praises library director, appoints new member to EnAct board

WINFIELD -- The Putnam County Commission appointed a new member to the EnAct Board and honored the recent service from a new library manager during Tuesday's biweekly meeting at the Putnam County Courthouse.

Jeremy Young, assistant county...

Police investigating if body found in river is missing Winfield woman
Police investigating if body found in river is missing Winfield woman

A body pulled from the Ohio River on Saturday might be the remains of a Winfield woman who went missing in February.

It’s still too early to tell if the heavily decomposed body found in the water belongs to ...

Putnam students take hands-on approach to trade work (video)
Putnam students take hands-on approach to trade work (video)

Putnam center helps prepare pupils for life after high school

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