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Brand new police cruiser possibly totaled in crash Tuesday

By Dave Taylor The brand new police cruiser just put into service by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is possibly totaled after a Tuesday afternoon crash between a uniformed security guard and a sheriff’s deputy. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

High school threat Wednesday was ‘misinterpreted’

By Dave Taylor Hancock County High School students and parents got a scare Wednesday morning, when the school issued an alert that it was looking into a possible threat against the school.  School superintendent Kyle Estes sent out an automated call to parents at a little before 8 a.m. informing them of the situation. See…

EF0 tornado hits Lewisport Saturday

By Dave Taylor Hancock County was hit by a tornado Saturday, albeit a very small one, which left little in the way of damage but brought lots of rain. An EF0 tornado touched down in several locations in Lewisport a little before 4:30 p.m., beginning on Thomas Lane and ending near the industries on Beauchamp…

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Area Obituaries

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…