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Total Solar Eclipse Path Runs Near Hancock; 90%

The path of totality for this year’s total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8th runs through 13 U.S. states from 1:30 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. CDT. In the path are Paducah, Evansville, Indianapolis and other fairly nearby cities in relation to Hancock County. If viewing in Evansville, for example, the eclipse will be visible right…

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Complete Wellness Clinics joining Perry County Memorial Hospital Clinics on February 1

On Thursday, February 1st, the medical offices with Complete Wellness’s clinics will be joining with Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) Clinics. It has been assured that patient care will not be interrupted during the transition, and that all patient information will remain with the current providers. Continuing to See Patients Megan Brockman, ARNP, will continue…

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William “Clay” Schaefer

William Clay Schaefer, 75, passed away on December 31, 2023, in Owensboro, KY. Clay was born on March 13, 1948, in Evansville, IN, son of Raymond Paul Schaefer, Sr. and Genevieve Amelia Switzer who preceded him in death. Surviving are his sister Mary Basham (James) of Owensboro, KY, brothers Doctor Charles Schaefer (Sena) of Columbia,…

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Thomas O. Faught

Thomas O. Faught, 89, (sometimes referred to as “Tom Cat”), passed away at the age of 89, on June 9, 2022, at his home, under hospice care.   He was born in Evansville on January 31, 1933 and was raised by his loving grandparents, Joseph and Effie Gray. His mother Ruth (Gray) Faught passed away…

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Howard Roger Jolly

Howard Roger Jolly, 74, passed away peacefully at Chautaugua Health and Rehab in Owensboro, Kentucky, on May 2, 2022. Roger was born in Owensboro, KY on May 26, 1947, to Howard and Willa Dee Jolly. His family moved to Evansville, IN when he was an infant. He graduated from North High School, class of 1965,…

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David Allen Nugent

David Allen Nugent, 79, of Evansville, passed away on March 15, 2022 at Columbia Healthcare. He was born in Lewisport, Kentucky on November 1, 1942 to Gus and Betty (White) Nugent. David served with the Indiana National Guard where he assisted at the crash site of the ill-fated Lockheed Electra on March 17, 1960 near…

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Karen S. Riley Alexander

Karen S. Riley Alexander, 75, of Evansville, IN, formerly of Lewisport, KY, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2022 at Bethel Manor in Evansville.  She was born in Evansville on November 11, 1946 to the late Thomas Riley and Dorothy Nischon Porter.  Karen was a cook and of the Catholic faith.  She enjoyed reading and…

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County among highest COVID-19 incidence rates in Ky.

              The COVID-19 pandemic has surged forward again in Kentucky following the Thanksgiving holiday. State officials reported 2,813 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, which raised the seven-day average to 2,039, its highest rate since Oct. 12, according to Kentucky Health News. The seven-day infection rate is 41.73 per 100,000, placing Kentucky at 16th…

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Getting To Know You: Tracy Johnson

Tracy Johnson has served as Chairman of the Human Civil Rights Committee, through the U.S. Steel Workers Union at the Paper Mill, since 2008. He also served on the Kraftcor Federal Credit Union Board for 12 years, and was just recently appointed to the Hawesville City Council. He grew up in Lewisport, and his family…

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