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HCMS 7th grade wins over Cannelton

The 7th grade Hornets took the lead early and never trailed during a 50-22 win over Cannelton on Tuesday at Hancock County Middle School It was the opening game of basketball season for the young Hornets.  “We’ve been practicing on-and-off since the first of December…   see full story in the Hancock Clarion   and…

Craig Bertke, working toward Eagle Scout

As Craig Bertke thought about a project for his Eagle Scout badge, he thought about his time at South Hancock Elementary School, and decided he wanted to do a project for the school. After much consultation, he decided to construct a covered shelter in the outdoor classroom behind the school. “My project was to improve…

Hancock County Fiscal Court, January 11, 2021

The members of the Hancock County Fiscal Court met Monday, January 11 and took the following actions: • Approved the minutes of the December day meeting. • Approved the occupational tax report, which showed total taxes collected year to date of $2,195,498.14, about $320,000 higher than last year at the same time. • Damian Rice…

Hancock District Court Docket, January 13, 2021

The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The Honorable John McCarty presiding. Probate Court The estate of Charles Anthony Laslie, case scheduled for probate hearing. Administrator appointed, bond signed and written oath administered. The estate of Peter G. Morton, case scheduled for probate hearing. Order signed probating, written oath administered…

Hancock Accidents

Semi jackknifes on U.S. 60 No one suffered injury when a semi jackknifed on U.S. 60 west of Lewisport on January 11. The accident happened at approximately 9 a.m. Hancock County Sheriff Dale Bozarth filed the accident report. Jerry Denny of Paynesville, KY, told Bozarth that as he drove east on U.S. 60 he noticed…

America’s Shame, House impeaches president Trump

Democrats and Republicans alike are condemning the violent attempted takeover of the U.S. Capitol building last week by supporters of President Donald Trump, who were attempting to stop a vote that would certify the 2020 presidential election results and name Joe Biden the next president. The mob broke in to the Capitol, which resulted in…

Estes resigning to follow wife to Alaska

Hancock County Superintendent Kyle Estes announced his resignation in a letter to staff Tuesday, saying he was following his wife to Alaska, where she has taken a new job. “By now, you may have heard rumors regarding my departure from the district next year,” Estes said in the beginning of the letter. He apologized for…

Centertown man dies in Lewisport accident

A Centertown, KY man died Monday morning in an accident west of Lewisport on U.S. 60, immediately east of the intersection of Morton Lane/McGill Lane. According to the accident report filed by Hancock County Sheriff Dale Bozarth, Chaylin R. Cowles, age 24, died when his 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pickup crossed the centerline and struck an…

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Wilma Louise Lambert

Wilma Louise Lambert, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on January 24, 2021 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born in Cloverport, KY on December 12, 1939 to the late Willis and Jessie Snyder White.  Wilma was a homemaker, a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church and the Red…

Lelah “Fern” Ubelhor

  Lelah “Fern” Ubelhor, 93, passed away at Wellington Parc in Owensboro, Kentucky on Saturday, January 23, 2021.  She was born in Bristow, Indiana on March 18, 1927 to Claudius and Flavia (Sturgeon) Albin. Fern was a 1945 graduate of Bristow High School and worked for General Electric for 47 years before her retirement in…

Eugene Franklin Hayden

  Eugene Franklin Hayden, 84, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at his home. He was born in Hancock County on April 1,1936 to the late Eugene and Katherine Long Hayden. In addition to his parents Franklin also was preceded in death by a sister Wayne Brown and her husband Donnie.  Franklin was a member…

Bryant Gayle McCamish

Bryant Gayle McCamish, 77, of Hawesville, passed away on January 21, 2021 at the Heartford House.  He was born in Ohio County on August 11, 1943 to the late Bryant J. and Dorothy “Dot” McCamish.  Bryant was a veteran of The United States Navy Hospital Corps.  Along with his brother Dwight, they owned and operated…

Gloria Ann Horton Baker

Gloria Ann Horton Baker, 81, of Lewisport, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Heartford House.  Ann was born in Harlan, KY on April 20, 1939 to the late Reece and Bertha Frasure Horton.  She was a member of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and served her church as treasurer, pianist and Sunday School…

Carl Frederick Freyvogel

Carl Frederick Freyvogel, 76, of Lewisport, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loved ones.  He was born in Owensboro on April 14, 1944 to the late Donald and Marjorie Lambert Freyvogel. Carl was a member of Lewisport United Methodist Church and retired from Dal-Tile after 46 years of service.…

David Clifton Rearden

David Clifton Rearden, 59, of Roseville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday January 8, 2021 with his family by his side.  David was born in Owensboro, KY on February 4, 1961 to Herman David and Betty Jean Cooper Rearden. David retired from Aleris after 37 years where he was very active…

Sarah
 Katherine Herzog

Former Hawesville resident Sarah
 Katherine Herzog died in Louisville on December 30th from cancer and 
underlying health issues.  Age 74, Sarah is predeceased by her parents, Karl
 Agustus Herzog and Cleopha Schnieder Herzog, and a younger sister, Michael Ann
 Herzog. Sarah is survived by brothers Karl Von Burg Herzog(Betty) and Rob Roy Herzog(Daphne deceased wife),…

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