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Newton moves to remote Nome Alaska for mission work

By Dave Taylor Hannah Newton is about to move from rural to remote. The 22-year-old Hawesville native is moving to Nome, Alaska to serve two years as a missionary there, in a town so remote that highways don’t even reach it.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

County earns grant for Jeffrey’s Cliff project; noted area east of Hawesville will be future park

By Dave Taylor Hancock County’s Jeffrey’s Cliff project took a big step forward last Monday when the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board (KHLCFB) awarded $38,000 to the fiscal court to begin the process of buying part of the land at the site from its own nonprofit, a move that will mean more money for…

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross visits Hawesville for ceremonial restart of Century potline

By Dave Taylor U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross visited Hawesville Wednesday afternoon, touring Southwire and attending a ceremonial restart of a once idled potline at Century Aluminum, the company at the center of the debate over the government rescue of the American aluminum industry.  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…