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Walter Toler reveals combat experiences during Korean War

By Dave Taylor Walter Toler has lived a long, interesting life, but the 91-year-old almost didn’t make it out of his 20s after getting caught out on his own during the Korean War and having to call in an air strike on his own position. Toler, who grew up in Lewisport on a farm adjoining…

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County goes wet, sales could start January 6

By Dave Taylor Hancock County is all wet. Voters overwhelmingly approved the sale of alcoholic beverages in the county by a vote of 2,183 to 1,377, with the “yes” vote winning every single precinct. A wet-dry vote for the city of Hawesville also passed easily, 224 for and 155 against, although the county going wet…

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Keown reaches for the stars, finds love, new life in Sweden

By Dave Taylor The 2019 version of Jared Keown is very similar to the 2010 version. He’s fresh out of school, he’s into playing sports, and the people around him speak with funny accents. Now Dr. Keown, with a Ph.D. in astrophysics and living in Sweden, he’s also worlds away from the Hawesville baseball and…

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2019 Clarion Regional Senior Living

Regional Senior Living The 2019 Hancock Clarion Regional Senior Living guide is here. Inside seniors will find information on health and wellness, estate planning, and assisted living, as well as a lifestyle feature on John and Marianne Smith Edge.

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Hawesville man featured on Sportsman Channel this week

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man will be featured on the Sportsman Channel this week in an episode of Brotherhood Outdoors that followed him on a bird hunt in South Dakota. Jeff Braun’s episode will air four times this week starting on Tuesday afternoon and wrapping up with airings on Saturday at 12:30 a.m. and…

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