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Brett Guthrie files for re-election to US House of Representatives

Congressman Brett Guthrie who has represented Kentucky’s second congressional district since January 2009, filed for re-election on Monday. Guthrie is an Assistant Whip for the House Republican Conference and creates policies that put Kentuckians first. Guthrie serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee as Vice-Chair for the Subcommittee on Health, and as Chairman of the…

Pastor, UT fan, dons UK blue for good cause

By Dave Taylor A friendly challenge for charity turned into one pastor’s public shame earlier this month. DeWayne Goodgine, pastor of Lewisport Baptist Church, and longtime University of Tennessee fan, found himself wearing a blue University of Kentucky sweatshirt in front of his congregation, but it was all for a good cause. See this week’s…

Christmas parades Saturday

By Ralph Dickerson Santa Claus is coming to town, and all the good little boys and girls are looking forward with eager anticipation of seeing jolly Ole Nick! First things first though, prior to the jolly one making an appearance this year, the annual Hawesville and Lewisport Christmas parades take place. The parades start this…

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…