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Fred’s Pharmacy to close August 13

By Dave Taylor Fred’s Pharmacy in Lewisport will be closed on August 13, according to store employees. Despite a press release on July 12 announcing the closure of 129 stores including Lewisport in the list of stores that will continue operating, employees at the local location have been given notice that the store is closing,…

Police chase hits 100mph; police seeking driver

By Dave Taylor Police on both sides of the Ohio River are actively looking for a man who led authorities on a high-speed chase that began Wednesday afternoon in Tell City, Ind. and ended when the suspect lost police after hitting 100 mph on rural roads in the southern part of Hancock County and hiding…

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…

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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. …