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David Lee Harris

David Lee Harris, age 76 of Hardinsburg, passed away Monday, May 1, 2023 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville. He was born June 30, 1946 in Hancock County to the late Raymond and Lucile Harris. David was a member of the Cloverport Baptist Church and an active member of the American Legion. He enjoyed doing daily…

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This week marks 49th Anniversary of 1974 Tornado Super Outbreak in Brandenberg; John and Robyn Marvel recount personal experiences

This Week marks Forty-Ninth Anniversary of the 1974 Tornado Super Outbreak On Wednesday, April 3rd, 1974 the second largest tornado outbreak over a 24-hour period of time occurred, with 148 confirmed tornados in 13 U.S. states. It is referred to as a “Super Outbreak” and left more than 5,800 injured, as well as approximately 315…

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Remembering the past; Brandenburg tornado 1974

  Now that tornadoes seem to be more prevalent, it was not like that in 1974. They are mostly in this part of the country. I remember well that April 3rd day of 1974. I had heard reports of possible severe weather and although we heard thunder and saw lightening, nothing more transpired that day…

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Hawesville City Council; discusses switching banks

The Hawesville City Council met on Tuesday, March 14th. They discussed the possibility of moving the city’s banking activities from First Financial, previously Hancock Bank, to Independence Bank in Hawesville In an effort to find a less expensive rate on the Visa and Master Cards and lowering or eliminating other banking fees, Hawesville Mayor Rob…

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Vicky ‘Vic’ Van Brown

Vicky “Vic” Van Brown, 73 of Cloverport, Kentucky returned to his Heavenly Father on January 7, 2022. He was born in Hardinsburg, Kentucky on July 12, 1948 to Jesse and Alpha (Mitchell) Brown. Vic was a Baptist. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Vic worked for the Cloverport Water and Sewer…

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Ronny L. Embry

Ronny L. Embry, 67, of Cannelton, Ind., passed away on December 25, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on September 16, 1954, in Hardinsburg to Daniel and Sylvia (VanConey) Embry. Ronny was a 1972 graduate of Cannelton High School and retired from Parker Hannifin after 46 years. He enjoyed his farm, where…

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