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Hawesville woman facing charges in rape of foster child

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville woman is facing 10 counts of rape after police say she had repeated sexual contact with a boy she had taken in as a foster child.  Shannon S. Sanders, 36, of Paul Baker Lane in Hawesville, was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Friday, October 25, after initially…

Voting process secure, county says

By Dave Taylor With the mid-term election coming up Tuesday, governments across the country are assuring voters that their votes cannot be tampered with by outsiders intent on havoc, and Hancock County is no exception. County Clerk Trina Ogle explained that the voting process here is secure from distant saboteurs simply because the ballots are…

State pressure on billboards worries Lewisport council

By Dave Taylor The Lewisport City Council debated changes to its outdoor sign ordinance, which will allow more billboards on state roads in the city, although the directive seems to have come down from the state and sign owners. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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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…