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Wild chase winds through Hancock before ending in watery crash

By Dave Taylor A man whose tires had been punctured after evading police in Breckinridge County led police on a wild chase through Hancock County before crashing in floodwaters in Daviess County Thursday night. Jonathan Ryan McDaniel, 33, of Terre Haute, Ind., was pulled from floodwaters after overturning his pickup at the intersection of Highway…

Locke wins indoor state shot put championship

By Dave Taylor Just weeks after setting the Hancock County High School record for indoor shot put, Nick Locke has added Class A state champion to his list of achievements. Locke, a senior, brought home the KTCCCA Class A indoor shot put state title Saturday in Mason County, pulling out the victory on his final throw…

Rockslide repair under way

By Dave Taylor The massive rockslide that threatened the parking lot behind the Administration Building is slowly being pulverized into a harmless pile as work began Monday to clear out the hazard and shore up the rock face. 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…