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Rare image shows dedication of Owensboro Confederate statue

By C. Josh Givens Hancock County resident Jimmy Logsdon has shared a rare glass plate image of the 1900 dedication of the “Soldiers Monument” – also known as the “Confederate statue” – which was removed May 31 from the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse. The image is attributed to Hancock County photographer Barney Gardner.…

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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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John Hagman

John Hagman, 56, husband of Janice Sexton Hagman, died Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL. Born November 6, 1965, in Owensboro, KY, he was the son of Daniel and Shirley (Kurz) Hagman, Hawesville, KY John was a FC Associate for Amazon, and was a Catholic.   Other survivors include: one…

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Howard Roger Jolly

Howard Roger Jolly, 74, passed away peacefully at Chautaugua Health and Rehab in Owensboro, Kentucky, on May 2, 2022. Roger was born in Owensboro, KY on May 26, 1947, to Howard and Willa Dee Jolly. His family moved to Evansville, IN when he was an infant. He graduated from North High School, class of 1965,…

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Jimmie Lee Reynolds

Jimmie Lee Reynolds, 77, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Heartford House in Owensboro.  He was born on October 12, 1944 in Daviess County to the late Malcolm and Margaret Silbereisen Reynolds.  Jimmie was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church, retired as a Union Painter from IUPAT Local 156…

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Debbie Long Bellwood

Debbie Long Bellwood, 66, of Owensboro, passed away April 23, 2022, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born October 14, 1955, in Owensboro, to Harmon and Martha Long. Debbie was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. She worked in human resources for…

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Vickie Smith Parker

Vickie Smith Parker, 66, of Owensboro KY, formerly of Nashville TN went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 13, 2022 at the Heartford House in Owensboro, KY with her family by her side. Vickie was born on December 9, 1955 in Owensboro, KY a daughter of the late Sherman and Laura…

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Harold G. Sturgeon

Harold G. Sturgeon, 87 of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away April 15, 2022. He was born in Cloverport, Kentucky on October 9, 1934 to the late Carrie Ellen (Gines) and Herbert Sturgeon, Sr. Harold proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was an owner/operator in the construction industry. He loved to coon…

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Girls win, boys fall in All “A” regionals

The Hornets and Lady Hornets competed in the 3rd Region All “A” Classic at Chautauqua Park in Owensboro Tuesday. The girls defeated Whitesville while the boys fell to Edmonson County. Lady Hornets win Ella House singled with one out in the second inning then stole second base. The sophomore advanced to third on a passed…

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James T. “Jimmy” Johnson

James T. “Jimmy” Johnson, 94, of Owensboro, passed away Saturday April 9, 2022. Jimmy was born December 21, 1927, to Harvey and Marie Johnson, at the Hancock County Poor Farm. Raised as a sharecropper family with his sisters Lois Davis and Agnes Powers. Although dad only had a seventh-grade education, he and his wife Mary,…

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