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Voters pick party winners; turnout high for area

By Dave Taylor While voter turnout in surrounding counties was unexpectedly low for Tuesday’s primary election, Hancock County stood as a veritable paragon of participation with 31 percent of its registered voters casting ballots, more than 10 full percentage points higher than neighboring Daviess County and roughly five more than Ohio and Breckinridge counties. See…

International media comes calling; King says Century might be boost for city sewer

By Dave Taylor With Century Aluminum keeping Hawesville in the headlines, that has meant some out-of-town visitors for the small town, and some from very, very far away. Within the past three months or so, Hawesville Mayor Charles King said he’s had people come to his office from France and China.  See this week’s Hancock…

County VFW seeking list of veterans who served between 1955-1975

By Dave Taylor Karl Herzog, the Hancock County Museum, and the Hancock Clarion are on a joint mission to gather the names and photos of the county’s Vietnam-era veterans in order to honor their service and preserve the information for future generations.  The group is seeking names, photos and dates of active service of any…

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