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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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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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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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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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Vastwood Park beach will open Memorial Day

Swimming at the Vastwood Park lake beach will resume Memorial Day from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Judge/Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said the beach will initially open on a limited schedule of Saturday, 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday, from 1 until 5 p.m., on the following weekend. The county has recently hired two…

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Hornets fall 12-2 in 11th District baseball tourney

By Steve Wimmer The HCHS Hornets baseball team’s season came to an end with a 12-2 loss to Breckinridge County at Breck County High School during the 11th District baseball tournament Monday. The Hornets finished the season with a win-loss record of 14-12. “This was definitely not the outcome we wanted, but we got runners…

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Hornet tracksters compete at Central Hardin meet

By Steve Wimmer The HCHS track & field teams competed in a big  meet at Central Hardin High School Saturday. “We had a good meet even though we had 10 athletes missing for various reasons,” HCHS coach Chris Hawkins said. “This meet helped make some decisions on where we will run kids at region.” Girls…

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