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Students ask board for nickel tax

By Dave Taylor The group of Hancock County Middle School eighth graders who have been pushing to convince the public to support a nickel tax for a new school made their case to the school board during Thursday night’s regularly scheduled meeting. The students from Josh Roberts’ civics class were broken into several groups that…

Parked truck tumbles 200 feet over cliff

  By Dave Taylor When 19-year-old Bryan Barnett, Jr. and some buddies needed some drinks before going fishing last Wednesday, they knew that Bill’s IGA, or Bill’s on the Hill, would have exactly what they needed. What Barnett didn’t count on, though, was how big a role the “hill” was going to play in ruining…

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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…