Food truck 4-H fundraiser

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Mary Beth juggles wedding, work, adds chamber presidency

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By Dave Taylor Mary Beth Emmick likes to stay busy, so she figured that along with running a business, serving on several boards, and planning her upcoming wedding, she might as well become the board president of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce to pass the time. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full…

State grant could allow county to buy cliffs from itself

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By Dave Taylor Hancock County Fiscal Court might soon be able to take advantage of state grants to buy Jeffrey’s Cliffs essentially from itself, in a convoluted process that could result in funding that can be used to make improvements at the planned outdoor recreation area. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Hawesville considering $325,000 sewer add-on

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By Dave Taylor With the city of Hawesville’s wastewater treatment plant not only progressing ahead of schedule but also below budget, the city council is considering the possibility of a $325,000 add-on that was originally left off due to costs. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Big changes for some schools; all are ready for new year

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By Dave Taylor With the Back to School Bash coming up on July 28, students and schools are beginning the annual transition from the bedlam of summer to the structure of a daily school routine. Each of the four schools is prepared though, after spending the summer planning and making improvements to kick off a…

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Food truck 4-H fundraiser
Mary Beth juggles wedding, work, adds chamber presidency

By Dave Taylor Mary Beth Emmick likes to stay busy, so she figured that along with running a business, serving on several boards, and planning her upcoming wedding, she might as well become the board president of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce to pass the time. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full…

State grant could allow county to buy cliffs from itself

By Dave Taylor Hancock County Fiscal Court might soon be able to take advantage of state grants to buy Jeffrey’s Cliffs essentially from itself, in a convoluted process that could result in funding that can be used to make improvements at the planned outdoor recreation area. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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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…