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No place like home – Hunts build skate park in basement

By Dave Taylor When Blake Hunt gets an idea, watch out. Hunt, who lives in Lewisport with his wife Ami and their two sons, Aiden and Deegan, had a little idea for the basement of the family’s new home on KY661, but it has spiraled into an all-out skate park and kid paradise. See this…

Hawesville to raise pay for mayor, keep council same

By Dave Taylor How much are the Hawesville mayor and council worth? That was the question debated at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, when the council introduced an ordinance to set the salaries of the next elected officials. Ordinance 01-18 was set to increase the compensation of both the next elected mayor and council members,…

Century tax incentive could hurt Hancock County

By Dave Taylor While the state basked in the warm glow of last week’s announcement that Century Aluminum would spend $116.5 million and hire 250 workers at its Hawesville smelter, the tax incentives required to make it happen might just leave Hancock County in the cold.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Area Obituaries

David Neil Husk

David Neil Husk, 60, of Lewisport went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November 23, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, with his loved ones by his side.  David was born on March 17, 1957 to William Edward and Grace Moore Husk in Owensboro, KY.  David attended…

Lester Louis Veach

Lester Louis Veach, 85, of Lewisport, passed away on November 22, 2017 in Henderson, KY.  He was born in Breckenridge County, KY on October 14, 1932.  Mr. Veach was a lifelong farmer except for a short time he spent working in the oil fields.  He worked on farms in Breckenridge, Hancock, Daviess and Mclean Counties. …

Mary Douglas Spencer

Mary Douglas Spencer, 86 of Indianapolis, IN passed away November 22, 2017.  She was the Owner/ Operator of the Walk In Beauty Salon for 15 years. She is survived by her children, Karen N. Sego, Ronald L. (Barbara) and Bruce Spencer, grandchildren, Keith(Deven), Neil (Nicole), Scott (Stephanie), Andy (Holly), Brad(Lina), Debby, 14 great grandchildren, sister, Clara…