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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

Dawn Grant Hawkins

Dawn Grant Hawkins, 67, of Lewisport, went to be with the Lord Monday, January 1, 2018 at the Heartford House with family. She was born in Daviess County on June 22, 1950 to the late Everett and Louise Grant. Dawn was a devoted and loving wife, mom, GiGi and sister. She enjoyed time at home…

Marjorie A. Hormann

Marjorie A. Hormann, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Wellington Parc.  She was born on November 16, 1936 in Waitman, KY to the late Harold and Hazel Merle Greathouse Gillim.  Marjorie was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and a housewife.  She enjoyed working with ceramics and gardening. Survivors include…

Carolyn Dowell Crosley

Carolyn Dowell Crosley, 74, of Reynolds Station passed away Tuesday December 26, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Carolyn was born on August 23, 1943 in to the late Preston and Louise Anderson Dowell.  She was retired from the State of Kentucky as a Social Worker of 27 years.  She was a graduate of Western…