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Waiting for Trump…

President Donald Trump hinted Tuesday that he’s leaning toward taking steps to save the ailing U.S. aluminum industry, which, according to Century Aluminum executives, would lead to restarting two potlines at the Hawesville smelter and the recalling of some 200 laid off employees. During a White House meeting with a bipartisan group of senators and…

Pence running for long-vacant surveyor seat

By Dave Taylor The position of Hancock County Surveyor, held for many years by “vacant,” will soon have a person’s name beside it, and the man running unopposed for the seat hopes to re-establish the forgotten post and make it useful for the county’s citizens again. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Police looking for info on nails placed in Hawesville driveways

By Dave Taylor The Hawesville Police Department is seeking information to help track down who is responsible for placing roofing nails in several driveways early this week. Four different driveways in Hawesville were targeted with the nails either late Sunday or early Monday, and the amount and their placement doesn’t seem to be an accident,…

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Area Obituaries

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…