Woman questions cost of excess trash runs in city

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By Dave Taylor Hawesville’s city council heard Tuesday night from a woman who said that the city’s trash contract is forcing her to pay more for her trash removal than she’d like. Betty Garrett inquired about the twice-weekly trash pickup that she is paying for under the city’s franchise agreement, when she doesn’t produce enough…

Man charged with abusing infant

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By Dave Taylor A Reynolds Station man is facing felony child abuse charges after a 911 call about an injured infant led authorities to believe the injuries were purposely inflicted. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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State cuts could mean county layoffs, eliminating programs

By Dave Taylor When Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin released his budget proposal last month, it brought potential bad news for several county agencies, including layoffs and cut services. Bevin produced a list of 70 programs that would be cut entirely from the state’s annual budget, with partial cuts to others, leaving the county and the…

Sheriff: ‘My 80 and 90 hour weeks are stopping’

By Dave Taylor An exhausted looking Sheriff Dale Bozarth delivered a message to the fiscal court Monday morning: he’s tired and he needs more help. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Woman questions cost of excess trash runs in city

By Dave Taylor Hawesville’s city council heard Tuesday night from a woman who said that the city’s trash contract is forcing her to pay more for her trash removal than she’d like. Betty Garrett inquired about the twice-weekly trash pickup that she is paying for under the city’s franchise agreement, when she doesn’t produce enough…

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Betty J. (Powers) Vaughn

Betty J. (Powers) Vaughn, 83, passed away January 3, 2018 at the Deaconess Hospice House in Evansville. She was born in Hancock County, Kentucky on September 21, 1934 to the late Junius and Leola “Brownie” (Ray) Powers Betty was united in marriage on October 20, 1951 at Evangelical United Church of Christ to Donald A.…

Hattie M. Brown

Hattie M. Brown born in Maceo,Ky. passed away Sunday at age 94, in Sarasota , Florida. She was followed in death by her parents John and Jessie Blunk siblings, Laura “Bug “ Blunk, Lena “Pill” Blunk, John “Junie” Blunk and her daughter Victoria Brown. She is survived by her youngest daughter , Judy Nick and…

Shirley Decker

Shirley Decker, 76, of Hawesville, made her final journey to her Heavenly home on January 18, 2018 at her home with her family at her side.  Shirley was born in Hanibal, MO on August 29, 1941 to the late Vernon and Rachel Brinkman Goellner.  She was a devoted and loving wife, mom, nanny and sister.…