Photos from the week of December 7, 2017

Rocky Point restaurant burns

By Dave Taylor A venerable Indiana restaurant was reduced to ashes Monday after a noontime fire swept through the building, but the impact is reaching into Hancock County due to its many local ties. Rocky Point BBQ & Grille, just five miles from downtown Hawesville at Rocky Point Marina on IN-66 in Cannelton, was owned…

Free interactive online calendar available for county events

By Dave Taylor Nothing to do? Something to do that no one else knows about? The updated Hancock Clarion website now boasts an interactive calendar, where the general public can post its own coming events and share them throughout social media. The new calendar, located at hancockclarion.com/event-calendar (don’t forget the dash), allows anyone to post…

Middle school Lego teams compete in regional tourney

By Ralph Dickerson Students from Hancock County competed in the First Lego League Regional Tournament at Owensboro Technical and Community College Saturday, and acquitted themselves quite well. Nine students, 8th graders from Hancock County Middle School, competed as two teams in the competition. One team consisted of four students, and the other one contained five,…

Big Rivers’ Coleman plant to be disconnected from power grid; may never restart

By Dave Taylor Big Rivers’ Kenneth C. Coleman plant in Hawesville might never come back online after a ruling late last month by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which has terminated its connection to the electrical grid. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Photos from the week of December 7, 2017
Rocky Point restaurant burns

By Dave Taylor A venerable Indiana restaurant was reduced to ashes Monday after a noontime fire swept through the building, but the impact is reaching into Hancock County due to its many local ties. Rocky Point BBQ & Grille, just five miles from downtown Hawesville at Rocky Point Marina on IN-66 in Cannelton, was owned…

Free interactive online calendar available for county events

By Dave Taylor Nothing to do? Something to do that no one else knows about? The updated Hancock Clarion website now boasts an interactive calendar, where the general public can post its own coming events and share them throughout social media. The new calendar, located at hancockclarion.com/event-calendar (don’t forget the dash), allows anyone to post…

Area Obituaries

Gilbert L. Potter, Sr

Gilbert L. Potter, Sr, 78, of Tell City, passed away on December 10, 2017 at Golden Living Center in Tell City.  He was born in Daviess County on January 14, 1939 to the late WD Brown and Stella Mae Hall Potter.  Gilbert was retired from Green River Steel where he was a Mill Right.  He…

Aldena Mae Sanders Tindle

Aldena Mae Sanders Tindle, 80 of Hardinsburg passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro. She was born February 25, 1937 in Hancock County to the late Oscar & Ethel Sanders. She was Pentecostal by faith and until unable attended church regularly. Aldena married O.W. Tindle and he preceded her…

Terry G. Powers

Terry G. Powers, 55, of Hawesville went to be with his Lord and savior on Wednesday December 6, 2017 at his home with family at his side under the care of Western Kentucky Hospice. Terry is now reunited with his father in Heaven.  Terry was born on January 29, 1962 in Owensboro to Eddie and…