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Skylar Allen, 3, stands in front of her house on River Street watching as her cousin, 11-year-old Cayden Nicholas pops a wheelie as he rides past. The kids were enjoying warm weather Tuesday before a trip to Tennessee to visit family. 

Man critical after wreck Tuesday

By Dave Taylor A two-vehicle accident snarled traffic and left a Hawesville man in critical condition Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Highway 60 and Harrison Street at 3:06 p.m. after a minivan t-boned a full size pickup leaving a man trapped inside the truck. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for…

C. Waitman Taylor, Jr. dies at age 91

By Dave Taylor Waitman Taylor, Jr., a central figure in the histories of both Owensboro and Hancock County, died Friday at the age of 91. Taylor, a former mayor of Owensboro, was born in Hancock County on September 18, 1927 and played a major role in shaping the county, having sold the land for Windward…

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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…