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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

Mary H. Robertson

Mary H. Robertson, 95, of Owensboro, passed peacefully in her sleep Friday, February 2, 2018, after a long battle with dementia. She was born in Daviess County on July 16, 1922, the youngest of four siblings. Mary graduated from Owensboro High School in 1940 and was a member of the First Christian Church of Owensboro. …

Albert Masterson

Albert Masterson, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Heartford House.  Albert was born in Skillman, KY on September 22, 1931 to the late William and Gertrude “Gerty” Coon Masterson.  Albert was a farmer.  He was preceded in death by his wife Rose Masterson and a son Frank Masterson. He…

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.…