Area Breaking News

County mom waited two days to hear if son OK in Iran missile attack

By Dave Taylor When international headlines rang out about Iran bombing a United States military base in Iraq, the story hit home for one county woman whose son had been stationed there and she wasn’t sure if he was there when the missiles struck. Tammy Brandle knew her son, Casey Brandle, a diesel mechanic in…

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County fair expands dynasty with another win

By Dave Taylor Hancock County Fair’s dynasty grew last week after it was again named the most progressive fair in its category and one of the top six fairs in the state. Fair Board President Franklin Powers brought home another plaque after the county fair was announced as first place in Zone 1 Division A…

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County lowers alcohol fees to help businesses

  By Dave Taylor Hancock County is still fine-tuning its alcohol regulations and Monday’s decision to lower the fees imposed on businesses came as welcome news to at least one family. During its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, the Hancock County Fiscal Court decided to lower the rate it will charge businesses for its regulatory fee,…

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Poole’s Pharmacy Opening Monday

  By Dave Taylor As of Monday Hancock County will no longer be one of two counties in the state without a pharmacy when Poole’s Pharmacy Care finally opens its doors to the public. The pharmacy, located at 8180 Highway 60 West in the former Gipe Automotive building, was announced in August to fill the…

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Lewisport man pleads to lesser charges in 2016 murder

By Dave Taylor A Lewisport man who was facing murder charges in the 2016 death of a Daviess County man pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a Daviess County court last week.  Jacob Tobias Miller, 27, had been charged with kidnapping and murder in the death of 29-year-old Tromain Mackall, who went missing on July…

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Blood, jokes and snacks

By Dave Taylor The big white bus parked outside the old courthouse in Hawesville Tuesday was a laid back scene with snacks and jokes, where the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center workers have fun meeting new people and seeing new places while helping save lives with the blood they collect. Audrey Winters drove over from…

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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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