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5th annual Cruisin the Park slideshow
Activities highlight school safety week

By Dave Taylor Schools in the county have been celebrating Safe Schools Week with activities to not just entertain students, but to remind them of the skills and resources available to keep everyone safe, both mentally and physically. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Bear spotted in Boling Chapel

By Dave Taylor People throughout the area could “bearly” contain themselves this week when the photo of a bear spotted in southern Hancock County was posted online. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Area Obituaries

Allie Dean Hawley Oliver

Allie Dean Hawley Oliver, 73, of Lewisport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 5, 2017.  Allie Dean was born on March 3, 1944 in Owensboro to the late William Holmes and Alice Holland Hawley.  She was a member of Lewisport Baptist Church, she was a  retired rural mail carrier and a…

James (Jim) Edward Bittel

James (Jim) Edward Bittel, 82, of Lewisport, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday November 30, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice with family at his side.  He was born in Daviess County on March 4, 1935 to the late Edward J. and Ada Belle Atherton Bittel.  Jim is…

Donna Sue (Waters) (Helmerich) Mason

Donna Sue (Waters) (Helmerich) Mason, age 77, beloved mother, wife and friend, passed from this world on November 21, 2017, in Wesley Chapel, Florida. She was born on June 12, 1940, in Huntingburg, Indiana to Garneta Helmerich (and Charles Helmerich) and Charles Waters (and Thelma).  She attended Huntingburg High School (Class of 1958); was a…