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Library on track to get $500,000 grant

By Dave Taylor A recent survey of residents in Lewisport as part of a Community Development Block Grant application yielded good news in that the city qualifies for a $500,000 grant it is applying for to put on the cost of the upcoming library branch to be built there. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for…

Century fully restarted, surpassing expectations

By Dave Taylor During Century Aluminum’s first quarter earnings call last week, company CEO Mike Bless praised the progress at the Hawesville mill, which he said is on schedule, on budget, and performing beyond expectations. “We’re really pleased to report that the last of the three curtailed potlines at Hawesville is now fully online. That…

Website posts 1,000 county aerials from 1980

By Dave Taylor A website devoted to preserving historical aerial photos from across the country has posted nearly 1,000 aerials of Hancock County dating from 1980, which are viewable to the public. Of the more than 16 million photos being digitized and posted by Vintage Aerial on their website vintageaerial.com, are about 972 photos showing…

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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…