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Getting to Know You; Matt Ramsey

Matt Ramsey, Hawesville native, has been a Registered Nurse at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for 19 years. He is also a self-taught cook and makes fun cooking videos that he posts on different social media sites. You can find his cooking tutorials with detailed recipes on TikTok, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook, by typing his handle:…

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Dorothy Jean Emmick

Dorothy Jean Emmick, 86, of Lewisport, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital after a brief illness.  She was born in Lewisport, KY on April 1, 1936 to the late Allen L. and Mary L. Sipes Covetts. Dorothy was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and was retired from…

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Hancock County Accident Reports

Overturned Vehicle – Injured taken to Owensboro Health On Tuesday, December 6th, 2022, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department was notified of an overturned vehicle off of Hwy 69 at 6:59 a.m. Sheriff Dale Bozarth arrived on the scene at 7:20 a.m. and reported that Breannah Lecroy, of Hawesville, along with passengers Chase, Liam and Emberly…

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Ronny L. Embry

Ronny L. Embry, 67, of Cannelton, Ind., passed away on December 25, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on September 16, 1954, in Hardinsburg to Daniel and Sylvia (VanConey) Embry. Ronny was a 1972 graduate of Cannelton High School and retired from Parker Hannifin after 46 years. He enjoyed his farm, where…

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Van hits Hawesville fire station, damages brush fire equipment

A van driven by Christopher R. Sidener of Owensboro went off of the road and slammed through the side of the Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, August 12. The accident not only took out part of the outside wall of the fire station, but also took out the department’s brush…

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Donavon Elmendorf dies in tragic accident

Last Wednesday afternoon Lewisport resident Donavon Elmendorf died when his east bound 2002 Buick Century crossed the center line on state Route 1389 below Hawesville and slammed head-on into a Hancock County Public Schools’ bus traveling west. At the time five students, a bus monitor and the driver were on the bus. None of the…

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Car hits semi in Hancock

Car hits semi A Paoli, Ind. man suffered serious injury when his car crossed the centerline and struck a semi. The accident happened on June 18 at approximately 4:45 a.m. on U.S. 60, two miles east of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy BJ Burton filed the accident report. According to Burton’s report, Rodney L. Ledgerwood…

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Train hits truck

Train hits truck A Breckinridge County man suffered injury when a train hit his truck at the crossing at the boat ramp in Hawesville on April 30. The accident happened at approximately 12 p.m. Hawesville Police Chief Mark Powers filed the accident report. Morris D. Mathews, of Hardinsburg, told Powers when he started to exit…

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