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County earns grant for Jeffrey’s Cliff project; noted area east of Hawesville will be future park

By Dave Taylor Hancock County’s Jeffrey’s Cliff project took a big step forward last Monday when the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board (KHLCFB) awarded $38,000 to the fiscal court to begin the process of buying part of the land at the site from its own nonprofit, a move that will mean more money for…

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross visits Hawesville for ceremonial restart of Century potline

By Dave Taylor U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross visited Hawesville Wednesday afternoon, touring Southwire and attending a ceremonial restart of a once idled potline at Century Aluminum, the company at the center of the debate over the government rescue of the American aluminum industry.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Tanker turnover shuts road six hours Monday

By Dave Taylor An accident involving an overturned tanker truck left a Lewisport road closed for six hours Monday. State Route 657, about 1.5 miles south of Lewisport was closed after a tanker truck hauling diesel fuel ran off the road and flipped on its top, trapping the driver inside.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion…

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