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Roy Thomas Weedman, 74

Roy Thomas Weedman, 74 of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away December 30, 2021 at Owensboro Hospital. He was born June 24, 1947 in Hardinsburg, Kentucky to Jefferson and Ethel (Ford) Weedman. Roy loved to farm and ride his bike. Preceding Roy in death are his parents; his brothers, Jeff, Joe, James, Ernie and Leonard Weedman; sisters,…

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Gary L. Brown

Gary L. Brown, of Owensboro, passed in peace Dec. 25, 2021, early Christmas morning at the age of 70. He was born May 28, 1951, to the late Donald and Lena Mae McDaniel Brown. Gary was a proud patriot and U.S. Navy Veteran. He was retired as the plant supervisor at Domtar Paper Company. Gary will…

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Small Biz Saturday a success, one owner encourages local support

The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Saturday and Market Days at the Lewisport Lions Community Center were a success this past weekend. Joanne Shiver, who operates JJ’s Pizza in Lewisport, said it is important for local citizens to support small businesses, and even that businesses support one another. “We have always gotten good…

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Boling files for district judge

  Hawesville attorney Daniel T. Boling filed Nov. 17 in Frankfort to seek the office of district judge, 38th Judicial District, Division 2. The seat is being vacated with the retirement of longtime District Judge John McCarty. The 38th includes Hancock, Ohio, Edmonson and Butler counties. Boling is currently serving as Assistant Hancock County Attorney,…

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Billy Ray Shutt

In his home, surrounded by this family, Billy Ray Shutt, 84, of Lewisport, answered his Savior’s call on Wednesday, November 23, 2021. Billy was born in Arbyrd, Missouri on January 1, 1937 to Theodore and Ocea Shutt. At age 17, he left his childhood home in Missouri to join the U.S. Navy where he began…

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Owensboro glass company relocating to Lewisport

A local glass company has felt the lure of Hancock County and is leaving Owensboro to relocate in Lewisport in the county’s industrial park. Clearview Glass reached an agreement with the county to purchase two acres of land in the industrial park on the west end of Lewisport, with an option to purchase a third.…

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