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Fallin home shown in Country Living magazine

By Dave Taylor November’s issue of Country Living magazine features a home familiar to nearly anyone who’s driven into Lewisport in the past 118 years or so, with the stately, white home of Mike and Cindy Fallin prominently placed on a page of tempting century-old homes on the market across America. The home, located at…

Lewisport defends tax increase in public hearing

By Dave Taylor During a public hearing last Thursday to discuss the city of Lewisport’s plan to increase its property tax revenues 4 percent, the city council heard from some citizens who questioned the need for the increase.  The city’s property tax rate will increase from 20 cents per $100 of assessed value to 20.4…

Fire destroys couple’s ‘dream home’ Sunday

By Dave Taylor A fast moving fire destroyed a home just east of Lewisport Sunday afternoon while the owners were at the hospital visiting family. Crews were dispatched to a fire at 585 Lee Henderson Road, the home of Joe and Barbara Cecil, after 4 p.m. Sunday after a neighbor spotted flames. See this week’s…

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Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens

Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Heartford House under  the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 28, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Mary Lee Stevens Fuchs  and William H. Fuchs. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death  by her…

Neil Jackson Adcox

Neil Jackson Adcox ascended to heaven on Saturday, March 24, 2018.  He was born to James Homer Adcox and Anna Rhea Jolly in Harned, Breckinridge County, Kentucky on February 4, 1930.  He was a graduate of Bell School/College in Kentucky and was a navy veteran. Neil grew up raising tobacco and cane (sorghum) in Kentucky. …

Helen M. Nugent

Helen M. Nugent, age 93 of Paducah, Kentucky and and formerly of Hawesville, Kentucky passed away at 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at her daughters’s home.  She was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church and life-long homemaker.  Survivors include one daughter, Helen Moss and husband Bill of Paducah, Kentucky; one son, Richard…