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Local business challenges fiscal court to buy local

By Dave Taylor A local businessman came to the fiscal court meeting Monday night with a simple question for the court: why isn’t the county supporting him more? Brian Helson, owner of Blue Moon Environmental, provides portable toilets but he said the county has been bringing in outside companies for events, including the upcoming 4th…

Lewisport discusses, prepares for possible regional water system

By Dave Taylor A discussion about land acquisition at Thursday night’s Lewisport City Council meeting quickly turned to one about the potential for merging the county’s water systems into one, with council members agreeing that the city should prepare to potentially provide water for the region. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Police think Lewisport bank robbers hit Casey County bank Monday

By Dave Taylor Police investigating the armed robbery of Hancock Bank earlier this month might have caught a break this week after it appears that the same men in the same car robbed another bank at gunpoint, this time in Casey County. On Monday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m., two men entered the Casey County…

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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…