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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…

Hawesville facing expulsion from planning and zoning over late payments

By Dave Taylor After not making required payments to the Hancock Urban Planning Commission dating back to October 2018, the city of Hawesville is in danger of being kicked off of the planning and zoning board, meaning all zoning in the city will essentially cease to exist.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full…

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Area Obituaries

April Potts

April Potts, 43, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Youngstown, Ohio on April 2, 1974 to the late Terry W. and Nancy Esenwein Potts.  She was a phlebotomist. Survivors include a daughter, Taylor Seaton; a grandson, Uriah Seaton; 2 brothers, Shawn Potts and…

James Edward Harpe

James Edward Harpe, 86 of Cloverport passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 29, 1931 in Addison, KY to the late Estil and Dora Dowell Harpe.  During his life he worked several different manufacturing plants and after several years he retired from Domtar Paper Mill.  He…

Nancy S. Meserve

Nancy S. Meserve, 79, of Hawesville, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Hancock County on April 21, 1938 to the late John E. and Tula Hatfield Sinclair.  Nancy was a member of Hawesville United Methodist Church and was retired from General Electric.  She enjoyed spending…