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Breckinridge County

James “Jim” Fuller

James “Jim” Fuller , 62, of Bardstown, Kentucky passed away Tuesday June 7, 2022 at his residence in Bardstown with his family by his side. James was born November 5, 1959 in Breckinridge, County to the late Joseph Harold, and Ruby Clarine Smith Fuller. In life James occupation was at Spalding & Fuller tool and…

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Robert (Bert) Ames Ell

Robert (Bert) Ames Ell, 79, of Cloverport passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born December 5, 1942 in Schenectady, NY to the late Lou and Betty Ell. He retired from Commonwealth Aluminum in 2006 after 30 years of service. His family lost…

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Hurst homers in win over Breck

Adi Hurst belted a home run and Lily Roberts pitched a shutout to lead the Lady Hornets to a 1-0 win over Breckinridge County in a district game at Vastwood Park on April 20. Hurst came to the plate with one out in the bottom of the second inning. The senior connected on an 0-2…

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Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader

Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader during district games played at Hardinsburg Friday. Game 2 In game 2 the Hornets allowed zero hits during a 4-1 win for HCHS over the Tigers. Jordan Payne and Logan Willis pitched a combined no-hitter. Breck County took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Hornets…

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Smith Holler Distillery serving up Breck County’s own ‘shine

Bill Smith is proud to point out Smith Holler Distillery in Cloverport produces the first “legal liquor” in Breckinridge County since Prohibition. It even says so on the Mason jar label for “Smitty’s Shine.” Until the ratification of the Volstead Act and its activation in 1920, Kentucky was dotted with hundreds of distilleries. With implementation…

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Barbara Sue Coomes

Barbara Sue Coomes, 75, of Louisville KY, passed away on 03/01/2022 in Breckinridge County where she resided with her son James E. Coomes and daughter in law Janie A. Coomes. Barbara, passed away peacefully with her son & daughter in law by her side. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary…

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Jerry Blair

Jerry Blair age 75 passed away Thursday, February 25th, 2022.  He was born July 17th, 1947, to the late Everett Franklin Blair and Mary Katherine Blair.  Jerry enjoyed watching TV and looking at books. Jerry was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Everett “Pete,” Samuel Eugene Blair “Tom” and Richard Blair; sister, Mary Lagadinos.…

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Brown is ‘free’ following van purchase

Erica Brown, of Cloverport, suffered a complete T8 Vertebrae Spinal Cord Injury in March 2021, when another vehicle crashed into hers on Highway 60, leaving her paralyzed. Since, she has been learning to adapt, and keeping an amazingly positive attitude. She recently was able to purchase a van with wheel chair accessibility, using the settlement…

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Girls battle ʻtil the end in loss to Lady Tigers

The Lady Hornets season came to an end after a 55-40 loss to Breck County in an opening round game of the girls 11th District tournament at Harned Monday. “I’m really proud of this team,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “After losing to Breck by 33 and 26 no one would have said much if…

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Cynthia Renee Thurman

Cynthia Renee Thurman age 68 passed away peacefully at home encircled by family on 02/20/2022 in Owensboro, KY. She was born November 27th, 1953, to the late William Franklin Roberts and Mary Lillian DeWitt Roberts. She grew up as a member of the Cloverport Baptist Church. She worked at Lone Star Pizza and Tindall Personal…

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