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Hawesville Massacre planned for August 31

By Dave Taylor Two Hancock County men are planning a Hawesville massacre, or rather THE Hawesville Massacre, a death metal show that will rock the Hancock County Fairgrounds on August 31. Friends Jonathan Rice and Phillip Lawson came up with the idea of the concert to bring the music they love, and make, to people…

Fair sees record crowds

By Dave Taylor Temperate weather, better rides and new personnel combined to equal record crowds at the Hancock County Fair this past weekend, with ticket sales totaling $80,880 with around 9,000 visitors, with 4,434 on Saturday alone. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Hawesville gets to stay on planning and zoning due to missing paperwork

By Dave Taylor The city of Hawesville got a reprieve from being removed from the joint planning and zoning commission Monday night when no one could produce a written agreement requiring the governments of Hawesville, Lewisport and the county fiscal court to pay a set amount, or even any amount at all, to fund the…

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Area Obituaries

Hattie M. Brown

Hattie M. Brown born in Maceo,Ky. passed away Sunday at age 94, in Sarasota , Florida. She was followed in death by her parents John and Jessie Blunk siblings, Laura “Bug “ Blunk, Lena “Pill” Blunk, John “Junie” Blunk and her daughter Victoria Brown. She is survived by her youngest daughter , Judy Nick and…

Shirley Decker

Shirley Decker, 76, of Hawesville, made her final journey to her Heavenly home on January 18, 2018 at her home with her family at her side.  Shirley was born in Hanibal, MO on August 29, 1941 to the late Vernon and Rachel Brinkman Goellner.  She was a devoted and loving wife, mom, nanny and sister.…

Hannah Katherine Arrington

Hannah Katherine Arrington, 79, of Reynolds Station, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 21, 2018 as she sang praises to her Savior to take her hand and lead her Home at Safe Harbor Christian Fellowship.  She was born on September 6, 1938 in Easton, KY to the late Lonard and Mae…