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Charles Louis Goff III

Charles Louis Goff, III age 91 of Falls of Rough, KY passed away May 23, 2022 at Breckinridge Memorial Hospital. He was born in Morehead, KY on June 3, 1930, son of the late Charles Louis Goff, II and Derl Elizabeth Cress Goff. Charles retired from Vermeer Manufacturing as a territory manager after 30 years of…

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Hannah Jill McLean Litherland

Hannah Jill McLean Litherland, age 70, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 18, 2022.  Jill was born on August 7, 1951 in Owensboro, KY and lived most of her life in her hometown of Lewisport.  She graduated from Hancock County High School and attended Western Kentucky University. Jill was an avid reader, but…

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Rebecca Mary Brockway

Rebecca Mary Brockway, 83, of Cloverport, KY passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022, went to her heavenly home.  She began her journey at the Hardinsburg Nursing and Rehab in Hardinsburg. Becky, as most people knew her, love to hear the birds singing, and with her large family she enjoyed baking and cooking.  One of the…

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Carl H. “Buck” Adkins

Carl H. “Buck” Adkins, of Lewisport, passed away on May 21, 2022 at home surrounded by his loved ones.  He was born on April 27, 1938 in Hawesville to the late Joe and Ettie Husk Adkins.  Carl was a lifelong farmer for the Stephen Emmick family in Lewisport.  Buck and Stephen’s relationship was built on…

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Thomas Allen Mason

Thomas Allen Mason, 83, of Hawesville, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 at his home with his family by his side.  Tom was born in Hancock County on January 23, 1939 to the late Floyd and Anna Brickey Mason.  Tom was a member of Mt. Eden Baptist Church and was retired from National Southwire…

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What I learned from dying: Hospitalized again

I’m writing this from a hospital bed… again. It’s a quick and firm reminder that things can change any minute. Just a few days ago I felt so good that I went in to the office for a little bit and I convinced my wife to go to Owensboro just to get out of the…

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State will hold meeting on closing oil and gas wells

The Kentucky Division of Oil and Gas will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 1, at 2 p.m. EST to outline the requirements and Finance Cabinet RFP procedures for contractor participation in the upcoming orphan well-plugging program funded through the Federal Infrastructure Act. The Division of Oil and Gas is in the process of…

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Liver transplant goes well for Johnson family

Chris Johnson of Hawesville is on the road to recovery following a liver lobe transplant at Vanderbilt Medical Center Transplant Center in Nashville on May 17. “I am feeling well and experiencing the normal pain associated with such a surgery,” Chris said Monday from his intensive care room. He said he is currently progressing as…

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Snyder will assume Chamber director role June 1

Tina Snyder will fill the role of director of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce on June 1. Snyder has been the Hancock County Public Libraries Director for the past 19 years, and will continue in those duties, as well. The director’s position – which is part-time – has been vacant for several months. The…

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