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United States Air Force

Basil Ray Jackson

  Basil Ray Jackson, 93, of Owensboro, passed away November 11, 2023, at home.  He was born October 28, 1930, to the late Ollie Lee and Stella McDaniel Jackson. Basil served in the United States Air Force where he was taught the skills to become an electrician.  Through the years, he worked at Eastern Airlines,…

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Randall B. Brown

TSGT (Ret.) Randall B. Brown, 82, of Lewisport, was promoted to Glory on August 15, 2023 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on June 30, 1941 in Warrick County, IN to the late William and Dorothy Perigo Brown. Randy retired from the United…

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Courage under fire

As a member of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era, LT Newton flew as a flight engineer on 164 combat missions. Each mission consisted of several different roles all wrapped into one flight, with some missions lasting as long as 14 hours. “Any time we went into the air we were subject…

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