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Emmick featured in video for FFA National Convention

By Dave Taylor If someone were to stand in front of the crowd at this year’s FFA National Convention in Indianapolis and ask them who they’re excited to see, the loud reply will likely be “Garth Brooks!” but a much smaller, quieter contingent will surely be crying “Grayce Emmick!” Emmick, 18, was chosen as one…

Parents grill school board on policies at meeting

By Dave Taylor In a departure from typical meetings, two parents confronted the Hancock County School Board last week with separate concerns about the treatment of their children. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Domtar boiler to arrive via barge Monday; will slow traffic Tuesday

By Dave Taylor Downtown Hawesville will be the site of a major production next week, when an enormous boiler will arrive via barge, be offloaded onto an oversized trailer, and then take a very slow ride to its final destination, the Domtar mill east of town.  The $8.5 million auxiliary boiler has made a four-week…

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Area Obituaries

David Neil Husk

David Neil Husk, 60, of Lewisport went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November 23, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky, with his loved ones by his side.  David was born on March 17, 1957 to William Edward and Grace Moore Husk in Owensboro, KY.  David attended…

Lester Louis Veach

Lester Louis Veach, 85, of Lewisport, passed away on November 22, 2017 in Henderson, KY.  He was born in Breckenridge County, KY on October 14, 1932.  Mr. Veach was a lifelong farmer except for a short time he spent working in the oil fields.  He worked on farms in Breckenridge, Hancock, Daviess and Mclean Counties. …

Mary Douglas Spencer

Mary Douglas Spencer, 86 of Indianapolis, IN passed away November 22, 2017.  She was the Owner/ Operator of the Walk In Beauty Salon for 15 years. She is survived by her children, Karen N. Sego, Ronald L. (Barbara) and Bruce Spencer, grandchildren, Keith(Deven), Neil (Nicole), Scott (Stephanie), Andy (Holly), Brad(Lina), Debby, 14 great grandchildren, sister, Clara…