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Sheriff: ‘My 80 and 90 hour weeks are stopping’

By Dave Taylor An exhausted looking Sheriff Dale Bozarth delivered a message to the fiscal court Monday morning: he’s tired and he needs more help. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Woman questions cost of excess trash runs in city

By Dave Taylor Hawesville’s city council heard Tuesday night from a woman who said that the city’s trash contract is forcing her to pay more for her trash removal than she’d like. Betty Garrett inquired about the twice-weekly trash pickup that she is paying for under the city’s franchise agreement, when she doesn’t produce enough…

Man charged with abusing infant

By Dave Taylor A Reynolds Station man is facing felony child abuse charges after a 911 call about an injured infant led authorities to believe the injuries were purposely inflicted. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Area Obituaries

Janice Powers

Janice Powers, 70 of Hawesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec 11, 2017.  She was born in Hawesville on March 26, 1947 to the late James and Jamie Brown Payne.  Janice retired from Hancock County Board of Education after driving a bus for 37 years.  Many children/adults fondly remember her…

Robert David “Bobby” Hawkins

Robert David “Bobby” Hawkins, 72, of Lewisport, went to be with the Lord Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 in his home with family.  He was born in Daviess County on October 27, 1945 to the late Layman Sr. and Mary Daisy Hawkins. Bobby was a devoted and loving husband, father, granddaddy, brother, and uncle.  He enjoyed…

Phyllis Gaynor

Phyllis Gaynor, 71, passed away December 11, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Clinton County, Kentucky on November 23, 1946 to the late Willie Edward Story and Vera Christine (Cowan) Story.  Also preceding her in death was a sister, Sharon Underhill ; and brothers, Donald Wayne Story…