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Daviess County

Mrs. Charley Robertson Celebrates 102 Years of Life

Mrs. Charley Robertson celebrated her 102nd Birthday on Wednesday, December 5th at One Park Place in Owensboro, along with about 50 family members and friends. “She was just beside herself,” Charley’s daughter, Lynn Pate, said. “She was like a kid and just as happy as she could be.” Before the birthday celebration, Charley enjoyed lunch…

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Lady Hornet rally falls short to Daviess; girls win at Cannelton

Daviess County took the lead in the second quarter then held off a comeback challenge by Hancock County to win 54-43 during a girls varsity game played at HCHS Tuesday. Alexis Gay paced the Lady Hornets with two baskets including a conventional 3-point play and the home team led 7-4 early on. The Lady Panthers…

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Felix Paul “Doodle Bug” Craig

  Felix Paul “Doodle Bug” Craig, 97, of Lewisport passed away Friday, November 24, 2023, at Wellington Parc Health Systems. The Daviess County native was born April 27, 1926, to the late Joseph G. Craig and Lona Sapp Craig. Felix co-owned Craig’s Auto Parts store as well as worked on the family farm in Maceo.…

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HCMS Hornets win 41-26 over St. Bernard

The HCMS Hornet 8th grade boys basketball team pulled away during the third quarter then went on to win over St. Bernard by a final score of 41-26 on Friday at the middle school. Ethan Heavrin hit a “3” during the first frame while Nolan Maxwell, Leland Wilson and Landis Pate all added two points…

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C. Waitman Taylor historical Beachaump estate sold to Senator Boswell

Senator Boswell Purchases C. Waitman Taylor property with Historic Beauchamp House Kentucky Senator Gary Boswell has recently purchased the entire C. Waitman Taylor property and historic Beauchamp House located at 48 State Route KY-3543, off Hwy. 60 between Hawesville and Lewisport. “I was very good friends with Waitman Taylor,” Boswell said, “and I’ve known his…

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Hancock County Historical Beauchamp Home

The year was 1842. President John Tyler was in the White House. John Fremont was heading westward to explore the route to Oregon, and Henry Clay had resigned from the Senate after forty years as a public official. In that year Robert Costain Beauchamp arrived in Hancock County. He purchased 160 acres of land and…

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Cross country teams compete in big meets

    Hancock County athletes competed in the Daviess County Invitational cross country meet at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro Saturday. Izzy Ross placed 59th in a time of twenty-two minutes, thirty-three seconds in the 5k race. Juliana Nevitt was 156th in 25:45 and Alivia Bernardi 167th in 26:23 as 200 runners competed. Morgan Kobylinski…

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Lady Hornets beat Daviess 3-2

The HCMS softball A-team defeated Daviess County 3-2 in a come-from-behind thriller at Vastwood Park Monday. “We played with heart and came away with a big win. It was an exciting game,” Hancock coach Brooke Gibson said. Daviess County led 2-0 when Jordyn Waltrip led off the home half of the fourth inning with a…

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Getting to Know You; Leslie Cooper White

Leslie Cooper White was born and raised in Owensboro. Her parents are Leon & Sarah Basham Cooper. Leon is originally from Hancock County and Sarah is from Daviess County. Leslie is the youngest of the family, and has one older brother, Randy, and two older sisters, Karen and Lisa. She earned her associate’s degree at…

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