Lions Club asks city for help on community center

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By Dave Taylor The Lewisport Lions Club reached out to the city council Thursday night, asking for help managing the oppressive expenses of the aging community center, which the club president said is preventing the group from following its mission of helping the needy. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Gov. Bevin in town to discuss saving Century

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By Dave Taylor Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin will be in Hancock County Thursday afternoon to discuss pending results of a Trump administration investigation into alleged unfair practices by the Chinese aluminum industry, and the 90-day deadline for President Donald Trump to decide whether to step in and save the industry, and specifically the Century Aluminum…

School auditorium on hold, $4.1 million renovation to proceed

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By Dave Taylor Hancock County High School will get a $4 million renovation this summer, but students hoping for a new auditorium will have to wait a little bit longer. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Gaynor pens book to benefit wildlife rescue

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By Dave Taylor Local author Debra Gaynor has written a new book, but this one has a special purpose: to raise money to support a local wildlife rescue. Gaynor recently finished “The Case of the Missing Peanuts,” which is planned as the first in a new “Animal Tales” series benefitting the Nurture to Nature Wildlife…

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Family admits to coloring ice

By Dave Taylor Last week, when temperatures were tolerable and before the county’s roadsides were littered with abandoned cars, stress-free drivers along Highway 60 noticed a curious splash of color among the ice clinging to a rock face. Some wondered if chemicals were leaching from the ground. Others thought it was some kind of colorful…

Lions Club asks city for help on community center

By Dave Taylor The Lewisport Lions Club reached out to the city council Thursday night, asking for help managing the oppressive expenses of the aging community center, which the club president said is preventing the group from following its mission of helping the needy. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Dortha Boling receives 60-year pin from Eastern Star

By Dave Taylor If Dortha Boling’s membership in the Eastern Star were a person, it would have been getting discounts at restaurants for years now. Boling has been a member of the group, which serves as the women’s arm of the Masonic Lodge, for 60 years, and received a 60-year pin celebrating the milestone earlier…

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Estil L. Horn

Estil L. Horn, 79, of Lewisport, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, St. Vincent Hospital, Boonville, IN.  He was born in Daviess County on August 25, 1938 to the late Everett and Willya Morris Horn.  Estil was a member of Maceo Baptist Church and was a self employed trucker.  He enjoyed being on the…

Terry Tim Bennett

Terry Tim Bennett, 76, of Maceo, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born on August 8, 1941 in Evansville, IN to the late Bloomer and Beatrice Laswell Bennett.  Terry was a member of New Chapel United Methodist Church and was retired from the United States Postal Service. …

David W. Roberts

David W. Roberts, 74, of Hawesville, passed away at his residence on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  He was born on March 24, 1943 to the late DW and Lucille Ellis Roberts in Greenville, KY.  He was married to Judith (Judy) Brown on September 7, 1963.  David graduated from Owensboro High School in 1961 and attended…