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Perry County

Henry A. ‘Bud’ Vogt

Henry A. “Bud” Vogt, 73, of Cannelton, passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born in Tell City, IN on February 12, 1948 to the late Norman and Mary Jane Plock Vogt.  Bud was retired from Can-Clay Corporation and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ…

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Virginia L. Evans, 87

Tell City, Ind. — Virginia L. Evans, 87, passed away on January 2, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born at home in Ranger, Indiana on September 2, 1934, daughter of Otis and Ada (Lawalin) Malone. Virginia was a 1952 graduate of Troy High School. She was united in marriage on September 11, 1954…

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Pair arrested in tornado disaster zone

  A Lewisport woman and a man from Tell City were arrested Dec. 17 in Bremen in Muhlenberg County by deputies of the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, charged with third-degree criminal trespassing in the tornado-ravaged area. Deputies suspected the pair was attempting to loot in the area, according to a MCSD report. Audrianna Jones, 21,…

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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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Hancock School board sets property tax

At the Hancock County School Board meeting held on September 23, the board raised the tax rate on real property from last year’s rate of 68.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation to 72.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, and also set the tangible personal property tax rate at 72.9 cents per $100,000 of…

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Hancock man drowns at Perry County’s Rainbow Lake

A 21-year-old Hawesville man died Wednesday, June 30, in a 
drowning incident at Rainbow Lake in the Hoosier National Forest. Bryan Barnett, Jr., of Hawesville, Ky., was pronounced deceased by the 
Perry County Coroner’s Office following the recovery of his body by 
Conservation Officer divers from the Indiana Department of Natural 
Resources around 7:44 a.m.,…

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