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Jeffrey’s Cliff now open by appointment

By Dave Taylor Preparation work on Jeffrey’s Cliff is progressing, with a team of helpers working Saturday to clean up the area and mark off boundaries, but recent vandalism exemplifies why the nature area isn’t yet open to the public without a guide. A total of 53 volunteers from Domtar and the Student Conservation Association…

Library on track to get $500,000 grant

By Dave Taylor A recent survey of residents in Lewisport as part of a Community Development Block Grant application yielded good news in that the city qualifies for a $500,000 grant it is applying for to put on the cost of the upcoming library branch to be built there. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for…

Century fully restarted, surpassing expectations

By Dave Taylor During Century Aluminum’s first quarter earnings call last week, company CEO Mike Bless praised the progress at the Hawesville mill, which he said is on schedule, on budget, and performing beyond expectations. “We’re really pleased to report that the last of the three curtailed potlines at Hawesville is now fully online. That…

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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.…