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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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Virtual arraignment sets possible murder charge; hearing Friday, April 14th

  Dianna Boyd McKinney’s arraignment was Thursday, April 6th, at 9:00 a.m., with District Judge Daniel Boling presiding. The hearing was conducted virtually, via Zoom, with McKinney remaining at Breckinridge County Detention Center, where she has been detained since Monday, April 3rd, after being arrested on charges of Assault, 1st Degree, and Tampering With Physical…

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Drug Bust in Lewisport at Poplar Grove Apartments

Drug Bust On the night of Monday, March 27th, a drug bust was made in Lewisport by Kentucky State Police, Post 4 (KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown). Officer Richiling arrested Daniel W. Durbin (24) and Courtney P. Lyons (26), at Poplar Grove Apartments. KY State Troopers were looking for Lyons and Durbin, because they had warrants for…

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Lewisport restaurant scene, heating up

The restaurant scene in Lewisport is heating up as two Mexican restaurants and a tavern are set to open in the city soon. Los Amigos restaurant plans to open a grill in the old Goal Post location in downtown Lewisport, and Los Nopales Mexican Grill plans to open in the old salvage grocery store building…

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Commonwealth Vaccination incentives

To help encourage its employees to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, Commonwealth Rolled Products in Lewisport created a vaccination incentive program, with a potential grand prize of $20,000 or a choice between a Kubota RTV-1100C and a John Deere XUV835M UTV, according to a company press release. The company launched the campaign in March. When the…

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