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Gingerbread House Contest; Entries due on November 30th

Gingerbread House Contest  There is a Gingerbread House Contest happening at the Hancock County Farm Museum in downtown Lewisport. Would you like to try your skills at making a gingerbread house? To enter the annual Gingerbread House Contest. all entries must be submitted to the Hancock County Farm Museum in Lewisport no later than Thursday,…

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Hawesville looking for grants to help with future plans

Hawesville Mayor Rob McCormick reports at the Hawesville City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 14th, that City Administrator Jake Powers has been doing a wonderful job at documenting the city’s maintenance costs. Unexpected costs in the city have been tallied at around $25,869. “We’ve got water and sewer repairs and A11s,” Powers said. “For July-Oct.,…

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HCHS Band to compete in state semi-finals this Saturday

  The Hancock County High School Hornet Marching Band competed at the State Regional Competi- tion, Saturday, October 21st in Bowling Green at Warren East High School, and won Second Place in Class 2A! Semi-Finals and Finals On Saturday, October 28th the Hornet Marching Band will compete at Semi-Finals at Warren East High School. How…

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Yates Roberts, Sr.

    Yates Roberts, Sr, 80, of Rockport, IN died suddenly Friday October 13, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Yates was born in Lewisport, KY on October 9, 1943 to the late William H and Sarah Elizabeth Dixon Roberts.  He was a truck driver for forty years, he enjoyed watching the deer, birds and…

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Family Dollar,Dollar Tree (combo store) opening in Lewisport

    As Lewisport continues to substantially grow, a Family Dollar/ Dollar Tree combo store is about to open. The new store will help expand shopping options for residents in Hancock and parts of Daviess counties. Family Dollar and Dollar Tree (combo stores) are making their way into many rural communities in the country. The…

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Library to open in June

The Hancock County Public Library system plans to close the Lewisport branch facility on May 8, 2021 to prepare for the move to the new location across the street. The staff asks residents to return all items to the branch location by May 10. Hancock County Library Director Tina Snyder says she expects the new…

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South Hancock Park courts refinished for summer

Residents in the southern part of Hancock County have no excuse for not playing tennis, basketball, softball, or walking, after the county resurfaced the courts at South Hancock Park, completing renovations at the park that have touched nearly every element there. Contractors filled cracks and resurfaced the basketball and tennis courts, leaving them clean, colorful…

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Ronnie A Parker

Ronnie A Parker, 78, of Lewisport went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 with his family by his side at The Heartford House. Ronnie was born on October 21, 1942 in Daviess County to the late Melvin and Ann Turner Parker.  He was a member at Lewisport United Methodist…

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Woman says stimulus money never came; family’s struggling without

Local woman says that despite all of the money being handed out from the government during the pandemic, her family hasn’t seen any of it and is still struggling. Emily Cruz, of Lewisport, said her problems began when her husband Marcos closed the Mexican restaurant the couple operated in Lewisport, in the hopes of opening…

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Truly Gifted, opens in Lewisport

In the early 2000s Monie and Larry Sosh owned a floral shop in Lewisport, and Monie loved operating the shop, but husband Larry’s health issues forced them to close the business. Though forced to close the business, Monie wanted to reopen a business again if possible. In September of this year they opened their second…

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