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Hawesville man facing attempted murder of police officer after chase

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man is looking at charges from four different police agencies, including the charge of attempted murder of a police officer, after stealing two vehicles, attempting to abduct two women, and trying to run over an officer in a short chase. Edward Adam Warriner, 46, of 9135 state Route 2181, was…

Bevin, Bless ask Trump to save Century Aluminum

By Dave Taylor Upon word that President Donald Trump would be receiving the long-awaited findings of an investigation into the Chinese aluminum industry and considering tariffs to protect U.S. producers, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin came to Hawesville to publicly ask Trump to save the industry and plants like Hawesville’s Century Aluminum. Bevin was joined by…

Hancock Fair too good for its own good; wins more awards

By Dave Taylor The Hancock County Fair is a victim of its own success. After winning the absolute top prize in the state in 2016, the fair placed runner-up in its division last weekend despite a successful fair that saw record turnouts. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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Robert J. “Bob” Conen

Robert J. “Bob” Conen, 90, passed away October 29, 2017 at Oakwood Health Campus. He was born in Tell City, Indiana on January 11, 1927 to the late Otto and Bertha (Berg) Conen. Also preceding him in death was a sister, Berniece Brown. Bob was a graduate of Troy High School and a veteran of…

Jeff “Bruno” Gorman

Jeff “Bruno” Gorman, 56, of Lewisport, passed away on October 31, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  Jeff was born on April 2, 1961 in Owensboro, KY to J.W. and Aretha Ammons Gorman.  Jeff was a member of Hawesville Baptist Church, was employed by Domtar where he has worked for 36 years, and was a…