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Edward J. “Ed” Moore

Edward J. “Ed” Moore, born Jan 9th 1936, age 88, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb 5th, 2024.  He and his wife lived most of their lives in Washington state where they raised their family and made many fond memories. In 2023 he and his wife Janet moved to Kentucky…

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Heartland Villa Center recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2024

Heartland Villa Center in Lewisport Kentucky announced today it has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report. Since 2009, U.S. News’ annual Best Nursing Homes ratings have assisted consumers in need of either short-term rehabilitation or long-term care for themselves or a family member. Heartland Villa Center…

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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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Planning and Zoning approves two projects in Lewisport

The Hancock County Urban Planning Commission met on Monday, November 6th, at 6:30 p.m., as a make-up meeting for the missed meeting in April. Members approved a request to rezone a property just outside the city limits of Lewisport, as well as approving a variance from Hancock County Subdivision Regulations. Wesley Pate was sworn in…

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Clyde Lewis Atwood Sr.

Clyde Lewis Atwood Sr., 79, passed peacefully on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at the Heartland Villa in Lewisport, Kentucky. Clyde was born on February 10, 1944, the fourth child of eight children of Carl Bennett Atwood Sr and Dorothy Mabel Kinder Atwood in Cloverport, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his parents, two siblings…

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Libertad “Libby” O. Basham

  Libertad “Libby” O. Basham died on September 2, 2023, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, at the age of 82. She was born on July 24, 1941, in the village of Sapian, Capiz in the Philippines to the late Conrado and Visitacion Oñas. Libby was the 4th of ten children. She leaves…

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Gloria Little Luttrell

Gloria Little Luttrell, 74, of Lewisport, went home to be with the Lord on August 8, 2023, in her home surrounded by family. She was born October 28, 1948, in Greenville North Carolina to the late Julius T and LaRue Little. Gloria was a long-time member at Yelvington Baptist Church where she was a Sunday…

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Getting to Know You; John Hall

  John Hall began as Pastor of Hilldale United Methodist Church in Lewisport 6 weeks ago. Hall has been in ministry for almost 40 years.   “This is the first appointment I’ve had that has moved me close to where I grew up,” he said. “My goal is always to show how the Bible and…

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Green River Distilling; 8 rickhouses at Lewisport campus

  David Carroll, Director of Operations at Green River Distilling Company, was the speaker at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Tuesday, June 13th, addressing the completion of the first rickhouse and seven more that will be built in Lewisport. “We want to give everyone some updates,” Carroll said. “Something we’ve found…

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Fun Run Event at NHES; Raises Dollars Toward New Playground

  On Thursday, April 20th, the Fun Run fundraiser event was held at North Hancock Elementary during the school day, and was a huge success in not only raising more dollars toward the new playground, but engaging children in fun, kinesthetic learning activities. “All of the playground equipment we had here was a combination of…

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