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Snow days couldn’t stop school meal deliveries

By Dave Taylor While students in the county were celebrating three straight snow days last week, the district’s weekend backpack program continued uninterrupted, ensuring that children wouldn’t go hungry during the break. The program, which provides backpacks full of food for students in households who might not get sufficient nutrition outside of school settings, is…

Man, two others charged with burglarizing parents’ home

By Dave Taylor Two Lewisport men and a woman are facing multiple felonies after police say the trio broke into the home of one of their parents and stole guns, cash and other items, trying to make it seem like it was a random break-in. Larry Wayne Ramsey, Jr., 26, his girlfriend, 20-year-old Dallas Hayley…

Skylar Allen, 3, stands in front of her house on River Street watching as her cousin, 11-year-old Cayden Nicholas pops a wheelie as he rides past. The kids were enjoying warm weather Tuesday before a trip to Tennessee to visit family. 

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Area Obituaries

Janette Hearst

Janette Hearst, 87, passed away January 19, 2018 at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, Indiana. She was born January 6, 1931 to James and Carrie (Lamar) McCaslin of Hancock, County, Kentucky.  She married the late Carroll E Hearst on March 31, 1951.Janette enjoyed sewing, reading, St. Louis Cardinals baseball, traveling, bingo, and bowling.…

Estil L. Horn

Estil L. Horn, 79, of Lewisport, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, St. Vincent Hospital, Boonville, IN.  He was born in Daviess County on August 25, 1938 to the late Everett and Willya Morris Horn.  Estil was a member of Maceo Baptist Church and was a self employed trucker.  He enjoyed being on the…

Terry Tim Bennett

Terry Tim Bennett, 76, of Maceo, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born on August 8, 1941 in Evansville, IN to the late Bloomer and Beatrice Laswell Bennett.  Terry was a member of New Chapel United Methodist Church and was retired from the United States Postal Service. …