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Lewisport Jumpin’ Jack’s Purchased by Valor Oil; Changing to Hop Shops Convenience Store

Valor Oil purchased Jumpin’ Jacks Truck Stop located at 8525 US Hwy 60 W in Lewisport on February 20th, 2024. They purchased the entire building and will be renovating it into a Hop Shops Convenience Store Travel Plaza. The new…

Fiscal Court Approves Culvert Repair at Windward Heights

    The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday evening, February 26th, and the approval was made to use some of the rural secondary dollars for 5 tiles to repair a culvert that joins 271 at Windward Heights, as…

Dollar General to put new DG Market in Lewisport

  Lewisport’s Dollar General, currently located at 8175 US Hwy 60W, will be moving across the highway to where the old Shell Station building was. According to what a Clarion reporter was told, a larger Dollar General Market Store will…

Jamie Taylor returns from missionary work in Brazil; Dave Taylor’s Book Expected in May

U.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Jamie Taylor, widow of the late Dave Taylor, spent nine days on a riverboat on the Amazon River recently, visiting up to 3 villages a day and providing medical treatment for over 400 people with Central…

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Hornets bow out in district tourney with loss to Meade

The Meade County Greenwaves hit 12 3-point baskets and pulled away over the final eight minutes to win 53-23 over Hancock County during the 11th District tournament at Brandenburg Tuesday. The Hornets finished the season with a record of 9-20.…

Breck County pulls away in fourth to win 56-41

The Lady Hornets battled nip and tuck for three quarters with one of the top teams in the region until Breckinridge County pulled away in the fourth quarter to win 56-41 during the 11th District tournament at Brandenburg Monday. Hancock…

Meserve medals as four compete at middle school state

  Four local athletes qualified for and competed in the KTCCCA Middle School Indoor State Championship at Louisville last weekend. Eighth grader Emmitt Meserve earned a medal when he placed third in the triple jump competition. Meserve delivered a leap…

The City of Hawesville, Commonwealth of Kentucky, hereby publishes in compliance with KRS 91A.040 (9)a-e

The City of Hawesville, Commonwealth of Kentucky, hereby publishes in compliance with KRS 91A.040 (9)a-e, the following information:   Tichenor & Associates, LLP Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants 1700 Eastpoint Parkway, Suite 270 Louisville, Kentucky 40223 Business: (502) 245-0775…

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Area Obituaries

Barbara Ryan

Barbara Rebecca Beecham Ryan, age 79, of Cloverport, KY passed away Sunday, February 18 at her home. She was born December 23, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, daughter of the late Wallace Leon and Martha Ellen Pitts Beecham. Barbara was a 1963 graduate of Waggoner High School in St. Matthews, KY. She studied secretarial courses at…

Daniel Roberts

Daniel Roberts, 47, of Lewisport passed away Sunday, February 25, 2024, at his home with his family by his side. The Hohenwald, Tennessee native was born August 26, 1976, as one of six children to the late John Edward Roberts and Linda Mae Morgan Roberts. Daniel loved spending time with his family, enjoying cookouts, camping,…

Jennie Lorna Allan

Jennie Lorna Allan, 90, of Owensboro, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Wellington Parc.  She was born in Seattle, WA on April 27, 1933 to the late Isaac and Jennie Schols.  Lorna was retired from Labor Management Federal Credit Union.  She also owned and operated her own sewing and quilting business.  Lorna was…

Darrell Daniels

  Darrell Brown Daniels, 76, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2024, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Hancock County native was born May 31, 1947, to the late Brown Daniels and Rachel Voyles Daniels. Darrell attended Hancock County High School and received his HVAC training at Kentucky Tech Vocational School.…

Allen Kennedy

On February 11, 2024, Allen Eugene Kennedy, Sr., completed his journey on earth filled with service and faith; his was the epitome of a life well lived.  Allen passed away at the age of 76, after a courageous battle with cancer. Allen, a lifelong resident of Hancock County, was born on May 22, 1947, to…

Edward J. “Ed” Moore

Edward J. “Ed” Moore, born Jan 9th 1936, age 88, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb 5th, 2024.  He and his wife lived most of their lives in Washington state where they raised their family and made many fond memories. In 2023 he and his wife Janet moved to Kentucky…

Frank Greathouse

Frank Clark Greathouse, 87, passed away on February 1, 2024 while at the Heartford House.  He was born on March 5, l936, at home in Lewisport, KY.  He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Stephen Greathouse and his mother Lydia Greathouse; a sister, Michal Greathouse Hobbs, and a brother, Joseph S. Greathouse, Jr.…

Panky Boutcher

Frances L. “Panky” Boutcher, 94, of Hawesville, passed on to her Heavenly Home Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Brickyard Healthcare.  She was born in Tell City, IN on June 26, 1929 to the late Herb & Katie Hermann.  Panky was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and was a former Dispatcher for Hancock County…

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