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County man finds workaround, unlocks high speed AT&T internet

By Dave Taylor A Hancock County man has found something that is rarer than Bigfoot sightings and more sought after than the Golden Chalice: he found a way to get legitimately fast internet at his home. What’s more, it didn’t even require new service, just some brainstorming and a few tweaks to how he uses…

Neighbors new head of program to train, place special needs clients in careers

By Dave Taylor Blaire Neighbors has her dream job. She’s getting to pursue her passion of helping those with special needs while at the same time disproving the stereotypes associated with the group.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Johnson recalls colored school, segregated county; Linns seek school history

By Dave Taylor The former Lewisport Colored School still stands on Market Street on the west end of town, largely forgotten by history but not forgotten by a former student who lives next door or by the couple who currently calls it home. The grey building at 990 Market Street stands out from the other…

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Henry W. Harrison

Henry W. Harrison, Sr., 78, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at his home.   He was born in Rome, Indiana, on March 8, 1939, son of the late C. L. and Genevive (McCallister) Harrison.  Also preceding him in death was a daughter, Carolyn McDaniel; sisters, Joyce Redmond, Margaret McDaniel and Mary Jo Sturgeon and…

Monica M. Roberts

Monica M. Roberts of Rogers, Arkansas passed away November 12, 2017 in Bentonville.  She was born May 5, 1944 in County Mayo, Ireland the daughter of John and Mary Burke.  In 1953 she moved to Oxford, England and graduated from St. Thomas Moore High School in 1962.  Monica moved to the United States in 1968…

Nancy Esenwein Potts

Nancy Esenwein Potts, 66, of Lewisport, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at her home.  She was born on November 11, 1950 in Youngstown, OH to the late Augusta and Elizabeth Toto Esenwein.  Nancy was a housewife, a Jehovah Witness and attended Kingdom Hall in Tell City.  She was preceded in death by her…