Century fully restarted, surpassing expectations

By Dave Taylor During Century Aluminum’s first quarter earnings call last week, company CEO Mike Bless praised the progress at the Hawesville mill, which he said is on schedule, on budget, and performing beyond expectations. “We’re really pleased to report that the last of the three curtailed potlines at Hawesville is now fully online. That…

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Website posts 1,000 county aerials from 1980

By Dave Taylor A website devoted to preserving historical aerial photos from across the country has posted nearly 1,000 aerials of Hancock County dating from 1980, which are viewable to the public. Of the more than 16 million photos being digitized and posted by Vintage Aerial on their website vintageaerial.com, are about 972 photos showing…

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White invents heart pressure relief valve

By Dave Taylor After a long career as an electrical engineer, Larry White is eschewing electricity for an invention that he hopes can revolutionize the treatment for high blood pressure. White, who has spent the last several years of his retirement as a tinkerer and an idea gatherer, is moving forward on an invention that…

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Dem candidate Adkins stops at Ace’s Tuesday

By Dave Taylor With less than two weeks until the May 21 primary, Democrat candidate Rocky Adkins visited Hancock County Tuesday, stopping at Ace’s Guns to meet constituents and to make the pitch for why Democrat voters should make him their candidate for governor in the November general election. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for…

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Health dept’s list of services lengthy, not widely known

By Dave Taylor After the annual meeting of the Green River District Health Department’s Hancock County board this week, officials are reminding residents that the county’s health department offers a list of services so long it fills a tri-fold pamphlet front and back, for everyone from the womb to old age.  See this week’s Hancock…

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Banking change could net county schools $200k a year

By Dave Taylor The simple act of letting area banks compete for the banking services of Hancock County Public Schools is going to mean a nearly $200,000 increase to the district each year after the process yielded higher interest rates. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Voyles resigns as airport manager

By Dave Taylor The manager of the Hancock County Airport has tendered his resignation effective April 30. J.R. Voyles, who managed the airport and operated Cardinal Aviation out of the location for several years, told the board earlier this month that he would be stepping away from his involvement with the airport at the end…

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Petition signers must be registered voters

By Dave Taylor The number of signatures on each of the two wet-dry petitions circulating in the county is growing, but officials are reminding the public that only eligible signatures will be counted. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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White chosen for summer entrepreneur program

Kendall White is getting down to business. The Hancock County High School sophomore from Lewisport was recently elected president of the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter, was elected reporter for the state FBLA, and has been chosen to participate in the Kentucky Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs this summer. See this week’s Hancock…

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The 2019 Home Improvement Guide is here

2019 Hancock Clarion Home Improvement Guide Keywords: home improvement landscaping luxury homes fine furniture bathroom kitchen cabinets home builder indoor outdoor lighting lawn mower windows appliances pools remodeling granite marble luxury makeover custom refinancing flooring modern farmhouse tile design backyard disaster refinish roofing siding Clarion Home Improvement Home Improvement 2019  Home Improvement Guide Home Improvement…

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