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Lewisport growth continues; duplex next; city names new police officer

The Lewisport City Council met on Thursday evening, November 17 and Josh Roberts, Lewisport City Manager, was appointed Lewisport Mayor Pro Tem (from the Latin, pro tempore, meaning ‘for the time being’). He will serve when Mayor Chad Gregory is out of town, sick, or otherwise unable to preside at meetings or appear on behalf…

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Lewisport council meeting

The Lewisport City Council held its regularly scheduled city council meeting last Thursday evening. The meeting took place at City Hall at 7 p.m., and a light agenda greeted council members. One of the more important items at the meeting concerned the termination of the lease with the Hancock County Public Library. A few months…

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Neighbors plead for help to stop vicious dogs

A group of Lewisport residents said they’re fed up with being scared of, and attacked by, a woman’s two dogs, so they attended both the Lewisport City Council meeting and the Hancock County Fiscal Court to ask how they can protect themselves do something more than simply have the dogs repeatedly picked up and released…

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Lewisport amends budget

In a meeting lasting less than 30 minutes, the Lewisport City Council approved the first reading of an amendment amending the 2020-21 budget. The budget ordinance increases the General Fund by 121,000, said Lewisport City Administrator Brent Wiggington. He said the increase came from CARES ACT money the city received from the Federal Government in…

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