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Getting to know you: Ami Hunt

  Ami Hunt was born and raised in Lewisport. She is the daughter of Keith and the late Donna Westerfield. “We were very family-oriented and involved with the community,” she said. “I guess that’s why I’ve never left. My heart’s in Lewisport.” Growing up, Ami said her community felt like a “big family”. “We always…

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What I learned from dying: Whole lotta puking going on

By Dave Taylor Sometimes it’s difficult to write this column. Sometimes I’m dealing with extremely difficult news and other times I’m just short on things to say. But sometimes, like today, I can barely stop puking long enough to write a sentence. I’m not sure what’s caused it, whether it’s some reaction to medicines or…

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Kasey Emmick is serving his first term as Fiscal Court Magistrate

Kasey Emmick is serving his first term as Fiscal Court Magistrate, representing District 2. He is President of the Lewisport Lions Club, and has been for 2 years now. He serves on the Hancock County Fair Board, Heritage Festival and Lewisport Farm Museum Committees. Kasey has been General Manager of East Daviess County Water Department,…

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Lewisport city projects revenue surplus

The Lewisport City Council held the first reading of ordinance 21-3, the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021-2022, during its regularly scheduled city council meeting May 20. The city projects revenues of $2,833,350 versus expenses of $2,552,969 for the upcoming fiscal year, which leaves a projected surplus of $280,381. Only the Heritage Festival line item…

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