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Brett Guthrie, U.S. Representative for Kentucky speaks at Hancock County Chamber

Brett Guthrie, U.S. Representative for Kentucky’s second congressional district, spoke at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on Tuesday, August 9. “One thing I want to talk about this morning is the event that happened last night (Monday, August 8) with the Mar-a-Lago raid,” Guthrie said. “That’s just unprecedented, that the FBI would go…

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Family Dollar,Dollar Tree (combo store) opening in Lewisport

    As Lewisport continues to substantially grow, a Family Dollar/ Dollar Tree combo store is about to open. The new store will help expand shopping options for residents in Hancock and parts of Daviess counties. Family Dollar and Dollar Tree (combo stores) are making their way into many rural communities in the country. The…

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Kenergy Announces start of high-speed internet construction

On Tuesday, August 9 it was announced by Kenergy that they are partnering with internet service provider Conexon Connect (CC) in order to bring world-class broadband to rural areas across the state. This is Connect’s first partnership in KY, and will deliver high-speed internet access to homes and businesses across 14 counties: Hancock, Daviess, Henderson,…

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River Valley Behaviorial Health

River Valley Behavioral Health; Back to School Bash

It’s that time again, back to school. It seems the whole county is striving to prepare both Teachers and students for the upcoming year. In addition to pencils and paper, professionals are also focused on the mental health of the citizens of Kentucky. This past Wednesday, August 3rd, River Valley Behavioural Health in Lewisport hosted…

Bowling Green wins Schoolboy Classic with record score

Dec Lewko fired a 1-under par 71 to lead Hancock County in the annual Schoolboy Classic golf tournament held at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. Bowling Green won the team title with a total score of 191. The Hornets placed sixth at 329. “This is the best team score that we’ve entered in several years,”…

Hancock County Court Docket, August 2, 2022

Hancock County Court docket for 8-2-22, the Honorable Joseph B. Hines presiding Probate The estate of Carl H. Adkins, probate hearing. Oath administered, order entered and bond set. The estate of Mary Joanne Alig, other hearing. Oath administered, order entered and bond set. The estate of Charles Earl Snyder, probate hearing. Order denied, petitioner may…

What I learned from dying; Random thoughts

By Dave TaylorWhen I think about this column I usually try to come up with a cohesive theme or storyline, or at least a bunch of paragraphs that make sense together. Well not this week. My mind is bouncing around all over the place so I’m just going to dump it all out here for…

LT Newton to be honored Historian of the Year

The Hancock County Historical Society’s Annual Picnic is planned for Monday Aug 15 at Vastwood Park. Historical Society President Charlene Corley invites everyone out to this annual event as we honor LT Newton as Historian of the Year. Newton will be presented this honor at the picnic along with his family. The picnic is Potluck…

Complete Wellness; Nation’s Best and Brightest 5 years in a row

“Nation’s Best & Brightest” for 5 years in a row, Complete Wellness, Inc. started by Dr. Adam Brockman, offers a “one-stop-shop” for medical, chiropractic, therapy, and aesthetics. Dr. Brockman has over 15 years of Chiropractic and Sports Medicine experience, and Complete Wellness provides short-term plans to alleviate immediate pain as well as long-term care plans,…

Biggest Fair ever

Bring your kids and the whole family to the 2022 Hancock County Fair for a great time. It’s going to be big! This year’s fair will be bigger and better than ever with the addition of a big band and several other new and exciting things. The demo derby will again be a big draw…

Operation Dry Bottom; donations to help flood victims

Nancy Muffett, of Nancy’s Notes, is heeding the call for donations to help the flood victims of her beloved state of Kentucky. She is calling this latest effort “Operation Dry Bottoms.”  Nancy is no stranger to rolling up her sleeves to help her neighbor’s in need. Her last effort helped the victims of Hurricane Katrina.…

Area Obituaries

Larry D. Grant

Larry D. Grant, 75, of Lewisport, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville.  He was born in Owensboro on April 25, 1947 to the late Everett and Louise Grant. Larry was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country in Vietnam.  He enjoyed fox hunting, fishing and…

Dale Otto Brown

Dale Otto Brown, of Hawesville, Kentucky, was born August 13, 1936, in Vandalia, Illinois.  He was a member of the Macon County Underwater Search and Recovery Team in Decatur, Illinois from 1963-1965.  He retired from Southwire Rod & Cable Mill as an electrician after 29 years of service and then returned to work at Century…

Beverly Ruth Coyle

Beverly Ruth Coyle, 83, formally of Hawesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday August 3, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, with her family by her side. Ruth was born on February 17, 1939 in Hawesville to the late Jesse Owen and Cornelia Alsop Nugent.  She was a member of Central…

Mary Jackson Dickerson

Mary Jackson Dickerson, 92, of Lewisport, passed away on August 7, 2022 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport.  She was born in Hancock County on January 5, 1930 to the late James Lewis and Myrtle Crask Jackson. Mary was a member of Pellville Baptist Church and was retired from Tell City Chair Company.  She enjoyed working…

Carolyn Roberts Morris

Carolyn Roberts Morris, 68, of Hawesville went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday August 8, 2022 at Heartland Villa with family by her side.  She was born on July 26, 1954 in Owensboro, KY to Bill and Velva Roberts. Carolyn was a member of West Point Baptist Church and a nurse.  She…

William S. Emmick

William S. Emmick, 84, of Lewisport went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday July 22, 2022 at his Farm. Bill was born on February 5, 1938 in Owensboro to the late Willie Joe and Francis Ireland Emmick.  Bill was a member at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, served in the Army Reserve, Cattleman’s…

Tommy Keown

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022, Tommy Keown, loving husband and father of three sons, passed away at the age of 72.  He passed peacefully at home with family by his side after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Tommy was born on August 6, 1949, in Owensboro, KY to Tom and Vivian Keown. He graduated Hancock…

Sandra Bradley

Sandra Bradley, 78, of Owensboro passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, at Millers Merry Manor in Rockport, Indiana. She was born August 16, 1943, in Tampa, Florida to the late James and Gertrude Hamilton Evans. Sandra graduated from Daviess County High School. She loved the Lord and was a long-standing member of Eaton Memorial Baptist…

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