Seagulls flock to receding water

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Seagulls flock to floodwaters near Waitman Station Loop Monday, looking for food in what’s left behind as the water receded.

County man finds workaround, unlocks high speed AT&T internet

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By Dave Taylor A Hancock County man has found something that is rarer than Bigfoot sightings and more sought after than the Golden Chalice: he found a way to get legitimately fast internet at his home. What’s more, it didn’t even require new service, just some brainstorming and a few tweaks to how he uses…

Neighbors new head of program to train, place special needs clients in careers

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By Dave Taylor Blaire Neighbors has her dream job. She’s getting to pursue her passion of helping those with special needs while at the same time disproving the stereotypes associated with the group.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Johnson recalls colored school, segregated county; Linns seek school history

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By Dave Taylor The former Lewisport Colored School still stands on Market Street on the west end of town, largely forgotten by history but not forgotten by a former student who lives next door or by the couple who currently calls it home. The grey building at 990 Market Street stands out from the other…

Fiber optic internet now at Hawesville library

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By Dave Taylor Of the many things people can say about internet in Hancock County, phrases like “that’s so fast” or “it downloaded already?” or “I pay for fiber optic” would be among the least expected, but it turns out that all taxpayers are funding fiber optic internet at the public library, and it’s available…

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Seagulls flock to receding water

Seagulls flock to floodwaters near Waitman Station Loop Monday, looking for food in what’s left behind as the water receded.

County man finds workaround, unlocks high speed AT&T internet

By Dave Taylor A Hancock County man has found something that is rarer than Bigfoot sightings and more sought after than the Golden Chalice: he found a way to get legitimately fast internet at his home. What’s more, it didn’t even require new service, just some brainstorming and a few tweaks to how he uses…

Neighbors new head of program to train, place special needs clients in careers

By Dave Taylor Blaire Neighbors has her dream job. She’s getting to pursue her passion of helping those with special needs while at the same time disproving the stereotypes associated with the group.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Area Obituaries

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…