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Mother, therapist, urge parents to watch for signs of autism

By Dave Taylor April is National Autism Awareness Month, spotlighting a disorder that until somewhat recently was little known, but while the number of diagnoses are growing, some parents miss or even ignore warning signs in their own children. When Krystal Sharp and her husband Shelby had their first child, Zaden, four years ago, they…

Farm museum gets boost from new leadership

By Dave Taylor More than 20 years after a million dollar renovation, the Hancock County Farm Museum is seeing new life after a change in leadership and a renewed excitement toward making the historic building a tourist draw to downtown Lewisport. The museum, located on Fourth Street in a building dating back to the 1800s,…

Helicopter rides coming to airport open house

By Dave Taylor A new attraction at the upcoming Hancock County Airport Open House will take riders on a trip that no plane can match.  KC Helicopters, of Owensboro, will be offering rides in its two-seat Robinson R22 helicopter on Saturday, May 19, where the view from the passenger seat will be unencumbered by things…

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John “Red” G. McClellan

John “Red” G. McClellan, 79 of Cloverport passed away November 4, 2017 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 13, 1938 in Breckinridge County at home to the late James B. & Mary Ann McGovern McClellan. Red, as he affectionally liked to be called retired from Dal-Tile plant after many years of…

Robert M. “Bob” Payne

Robert M. “Bob” Payne, 67, of Lewisport, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  He was born on July 18, 1950 in Daviess County, the son of Joseph Arthur and Mary Delphine Wathen Payne.  Bob was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, worked at Domtar for 47 years…

Glen Clark House

Glen Clark House,  89,of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away November 2, 2017. She was born on November 21, 1927 in Christian County, Kentucky to the late William Albert and Nora Lillian Clark.  She was a graduate of Sinking Fork High School.  She was co-owner of Russell House Insurance.   She was an avid U.K. basketball fan and a member of the…