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Hawesville man featured on Sportsman Channel this week

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man will be featured on the Sportsman Channel this week in an episode of Brotherhood Outdoors that followed him on a bird hunt in South Dakota. Jeff Braun’s episode will air four times this week starting on Tuesday afternoon and wrapping up with airings on Saturday at 12:30 a.m. and…

Farm safety stickers that began here spreading nationwide

By Dave Taylor Farm safety stickers that originated in Hancock County are beginning to spread to other states and will soon be seen nationwide. As part of Hancock County Farm Bureau’s “Sticking to Safety” campaign, more than 100 stickers have been printed that farmers can fill out give the basic information rescuers would need in…

Passenger in fatal wreck says she begged driver to stop, faces long recovery

        By Dave Taylor The Hawesville man who fled from police and caused the wreck that killed an 18-year-old Lawrenceburg girl is being held without bond and facing a pending murder charge, but his passenger, who was seriously injured, says she pleaded with him to stop. David Earl Henderson, 30, fled from Mercer…

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Area Obituaries

April Potts

April Potts, 43, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Youngstown, Ohio on April 2, 1974 to the late Terry W. and Nancy Esenwein Potts.  She was a phlebotomist. Survivors include a daughter, Taylor Seaton; a grandson, Uriah Seaton; 2 brothers, Shawn Potts and…

James Edward Harpe

James Edward Harpe, 86 of Cloverport passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born October 29, 1931 in Addison, KY to the late Estil and Dora Dowell Harpe.  During his life he worked several different manufacturing plants and after several years he retired from Domtar Paper Mill.  He…

Nancy S. Meserve

Nancy S. Meserve, 79, of Hawesville, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  She was born in Hancock County on April 21, 1938 to the late John E. and Tula Hatfield Sinclair.  Nancy was a member of Hawesville United Methodist Church and was retired from General Electric.  She enjoyed spending…