Emmick featured in video for FFA National Convention

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By Dave Taylor If someone were to stand in front of the crowd at this year’s FFA National Convention in Indianapolis and ask them who they’re excited to see, the loud reply will likely be “Garth Brooks!” but a much smaller, quieter contingent will surely be crying “Grayce Emmick!” Emmick, 18, was chosen as one…

Parents grill school board on policies at meeting

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By Dave Taylor In a departure from typical meetings, two parents confronted the Hancock County School Board last week with separate concerns about the treatment of their children. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Domtar boiler to arrive via barge Monday; will slow traffic Tuesday

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By Dave Taylor Downtown Hawesville will be the site of a major production next week, when an enormous boiler will arrive via barge, be offloaded onto an oversized trailer, and then take a very slow ride to its final destination, the Domtar mill east of town.  The $8.5 million auxiliary boiler has made a four-week…

Man on house arrest busted for making meth

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By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man has been busted for manufacturing meth, while he was on house arrest for a recent drug charge. Eric Lee Howard, 37, was arrested last Wednesday night after police found materials used in manufacturing during a random search of his camper on Franklin Gaynor Road. See this week’s Hancock Clarion…

Gallery: kids swim in floodwaters

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Emmick featured in video for FFA National Convention

By Dave Taylor If someone were to stand in front of the crowd at this year’s FFA National Convention in Indianapolis and ask them who they’re excited to see, the loud reply will likely be “Garth Brooks!” but a much smaller, quieter contingent will surely be crying “Grayce Emmick!” Emmick, 18, was chosen as one…

Parents grill school board on policies at meeting

By Dave Taylor In a departure from typical meetings, two parents confronted the Hancock County School Board last week with separate concerns about the treatment of their children. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Domtar boiler to arrive via barge Monday; will slow traffic Tuesday

By Dave Taylor Downtown Hawesville will be the site of a major production next week, when an enormous boiler will arrive via barge, be offloaded onto an oversized trailer, and then take a very slow ride to its final destination, the Domtar mill east of town.  The $8.5 million auxiliary boiler has made a four-week…

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Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens

Joyce (Fuchs) Stephens, 87, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Heartford House under  the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born December 28, 1930 in Hancock County to the late Mary Lee Stevens Fuchs  and William H. Fuchs. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death  by her…

Neil Jackson Adcox

Neil Jackson Adcox ascended to heaven on Saturday, March 24, 2018.  He was born to James Homer Adcox and Anna Rhea Jolly in Harned, Breckinridge County, Kentucky on February 4, 1930.  He was a graduate of Bell School/College in Kentucky and was a navy veteran. Neil grew up raising tobacco and cane (sorghum) in Kentucky. …

Helen M. Nugent

Helen M. Nugent, age 93 of Paducah, Kentucky and and formerly of Hawesville, Kentucky passed away at 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 at her daughters’s home.  She was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church and life-long homemaker.  Survivors include one daughter, Helen Moss and husband Bill of Paducah, Kentucky; one son, Richard…