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Police chase hits 100mph; police seeking driver

By Dave Taylor Police on both sides of the Ohio River are actively looking for a man who led authorities on a high-speed chase that began Wednesday afternoon in Tell City, Ind. and ended when the suspect lost police after hitting 100 mph on rural roads in the southern part of Hancock County and hiding…

OCTC unveils Lewisport Innovation Labs Monday

By Dave Taylor State and local officials gathered in Lewisport Monday for the grand opening of several new Innovation Labs in the newly expanded campus of the Owensboro Community & Technical College, where local students and industrial workers can train on the same high-tech equipment found in the local industries.  The labs are part of…

Lewisport man charged with murder, kidnapping in 2016 death

By Dave Taylor A Lewisport man is facing murder charges three years after the death of a Daviess County man after police say new information led them to believe he helped kidnap the victim.  Jacob Tobias Miller, 27, has been charged with kidnapping and murder in the 2016 death of 29-year-old Tromain J. Mackall, who…

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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…