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Daviess County

Roy Thomas Weedman, 74

Roy Thomas Weedman, 74 of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away December 30, 2021 at Owensboro Hospital. He was born June 24, 1947 in Hardinsburg, Kentucky to Jefferson and Ethel (Ford) Weedman. Roy loved to farm and ride his bike. Preceding Roy in death are his parents; his brothers, Jeff, Joe, James, Ernie and Leonard Weedman; sisters,…

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Julia A. Price

  Julia A. Price, 91, of Owensboro, went to her Heavenly home on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at Wellington Parc.  She was born November 7, 1930, in Owensboro to late Edwin Ayer and Lucille Pierce Ayer Smith.  Judy was a graduate of Owensboro Technical High School and was a homemaker.   She was a loving wife, mother,…

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Boling files for district judge

  Hawesville attorney Daniel T. Boling filed Nov. 17 in Frankfort to seek the office of district judge, 38th Judicial District, Division 2. The seat is being vacated with the retirement of longtime District Judge John McCarty. The 38th includes Hancock, Ohio, Edmonson and Butler counties. Boling is currently serving as Assistant Hancock County Attorney,…

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Volleyball season ends for Hancock at district tourney

The HCHS Lady Hornets volleyball team saw their season come to an end on Monday when they fell to Meade County in the 11th District tournament held at Breckinridge County High School won by set scores of 25-11, 25-8 and 25-12. “Meade County came to play and that’s what it boils down to, but our…

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Hancock School board sets property tax

At the Hancock County School Board meeting held on September 23, the board raised the tax rate on real property from last year’s rate of 68.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to 72.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, and also set the tangible personal property tax rate at 72.9 cents per $100,000 of…

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COVID rampant in Western Kentucky region

The coronavirus continues to run rampant in the area as more and more people contract the virus. On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) issued a press release detailing the surge. The following information is lifted directly from the GRDHD press release. The release reported 869 new confirmed COVID-19 cases…

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Lady Hornets take runner-up trophy at 3rd Region tourney

The Lady Hornets did something no other fast-pitch team from HCHS ever has when they claimed the 3rd Region runner-up trophy at Morgantown Tuesday. Hancock County fell 12-2 to Daviess County in the tournament finals. “I knew we needed to play our best game because Daviess is a top-10 team in the state for a…

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Lewisport man leads low-speed chase through three counties

A Lewisport man led police on a long but slow speed chase Saturday morning after being found asleep at the wheel in the middle of the road. Layne G. Neal, 26, was found sleeping at the wheel of his Volkswagen in the 6700 block of state Route 144 after deputies with Daviess County Sheriff’s Department…

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House Bill moving Hancock courts dies at last minute

Just when it seemed like local efforts to stop a bill that would move Hancock County to a judicial district with Daviess County had failed, then came news that the once-certain bill had failed to even come to a vote for final passage. House Bill 327, in its original form, was a short, simple bill…

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