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Eighth grade candidates vie for principal, superintendent for a day

By Dave Taylor After long, grueling campaigns, Hancock County Middle School eighth-graders decided Wednesday who will be their principal for a day and superintendent for a day. Pairs of students from each of Josh Roberts’ seven eight-grade social studies classes were chosen to run for the positions, to mount campaigns and choose platforms as part…

High school addition exterior nearing completion, inside to come in summer

By Dave Taylor As bricks were being installed on the addition to Hancock County High School this week the project looked like it was nearing completion, but looks can be deceiving, as most of the work inside won’t begin until school lets out at the end of May. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the…

Trailer allows local firefighters to watch flashover up close

By Dave Taylor While Saturday’s temperatures were a little on the cool side, many of the county’s volunteer firefighters were feeling the heat during flashover recognition training that afternoon. Firefighters from several departments, including Hawesville and Lewisport, entered a multi-level burning trailer in the middle school parking lot while a fire raged on one end,…

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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…