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Gaynor awash in ‘free’ Amazon products as Vine reviewer

By Dave Taylor Each week Debra Gaynor gleefully opens box after box of gadgets and goodies shipped to her home from Amazon.com, but she’s not a shopaholic. It’s her job… kind of. And it’s all free… sort of. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Storm knocks out power to 700 Sunday

By Dave Taylor A sudden storm Sunday night knocked out power to 700 Hancock County residents and toppled trees over a wide area, including one that crushed a trailer east of Hawesville. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

School board chair wants nickel tax; will be on July agenda

By Dave Taylor The public campaign by a group of eighth graders to implement a nickel tax for school improvements appears to have gained a powerful ally Thursday after the chairman of the school board announced his support for the tax and the board’s intention to put it on the agenda of next month’s meeting.…

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Steven Dale “Steve” Wilcox

Steven Dale “Steve” Wilcox, 63, of Hawesville, passed away on March 4, 2018 in Breckinridge County.  He was born on November 29, 1954 in Barberton, OH to BJ and Mary H. Henry Wilcox.  Steve was owner/operator of his own truck and was a member of Hawesville Church of Christ.  He was preceded in death by…

Jonathan D. Salcedo

Jonathan D. Salcedo, 32, of Hawesville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 19th, 2018.  He will be greatly missed.  Jonathan attended Safe Harbor Christian Fellowship and was a self-employed heating and air technician. Survivors include his 2 children, daughter Haylee Salcedo, age 13 and son, Traceson Salcedo, age 10; his mother, Stephanie…

Martha May Shasteen

Martha May Shasteen, 90, of Port St. Lucie, FL, formerly of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday January 27, 2018 at Palm Garden of Port St. Lucie.  She was born on September 26, 1927 in Columbus, OH to the late Gilbert and Viola Brown Mossbarger.  Martha was a member of Union Baptist Church and was a…