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EF0 tornado hits Lewisport Saturday

By Dave Taylor Hancock County was hit by a tornado Saturday, albeit a very small one, which left little in the way of damage but brought lots of rain. An EF0 tornado touched down in several locations in Lewisport a little before 4:30 p.m., beginning on Thomas Lane and ending near the industries on Beauchamp…

The mower fatality mystery

By Dave Taylor A mysterious woman met a mysterious end on the sprawling property of her large rural Lewisport home, behind a large black iron gate emblazoned with a golden lion, in what authorities are calling a freak accident. Information has only now been released on the July 17 accident that killed 49-year-old Rosa O’Neal,…

Accident claims life of Hawesville man

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man was killed early Saturday morning in a single vehicle accident that police believe was caused by several factors, but some questions remain unanswered. Nicholas C. Dennis, 29, of Middle Knottsville Road, died Saturday afternoon as a result of injuries suffered in the early morning wreck on KY 2181, and…

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Area Obituaries

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…