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Health dept’s list of services lengthy, not widely known

By Dave Taylor After the annual meeting of the Green River District Health Department’s Hancock County board this week, officials are reminding residents that the county’s health department offers a list of services so long it fills a tri-fold pamphlet front and back, for everyone from the womb to old age.  See this week’s Hancock…

Banking change could net county schools $200k a year

By Dave Taylor The simple act of letting area banks compete for the banking services of Hancock County Public Schools is going to mean a nearly $200,000 increase to the district each year after the process yielded higher interest rates. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Voyles resigns as airport manager

By Dave Taylor The manager of the Hancock County Airport has tendered his resignation effective April 30. J.R. Voyles, who managed the airport and operated Cardinal Aviation out of the location for several years, told the board earlier this month that he would be stepping away from his involvement with the airport at the end…

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Area Obituaries

John “Red” G. McClellan

John “Red” G. McClellan, 79 of Cloverport passed away November 4, 2017 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born August 13, 1938 in Breckinridge County at home to the late James B. & Mary Ann McGovern McClellan. Red, as he affectionally liked to be called retired from Dal-Tile plant after many years of…

Robert M. “Bob” Payne

Robert M. “Bob” Payne, 67, of Lewisport, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  He was born on July 18, 1950 in Daviess County, the son of Joseph Arthur and Mary Delphine Wathen Payne.  Bob was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, worked at Domtar for 47 years…

Glen Clark House

Glen Clark House,  89,of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away November 2, 2017. She was born on November 21, 1927 in Christian County, Kentucky to the late William Albert and Nora Lillian Clark.  She was a graduate of Sinking Fork High School.  She was co-owner of Russell House Insurance.   She was an avid U.K. basketball fan and a member of the…