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Voters pick party winners; turnout high for area

By Dave Taylor While voter turnout in surrounding counties was unexpectedly low for Tuesday’s primary election, Hancock County stood as a veritable paragon of participation with 31 percent of its registered voters casting ballots, more than 10 full percentage points higher than neighboring Daviess County and roughly five more than Ohio and Breckinridge counties. See…

International media comes calling; King says Century might be boost for city sewer

By Dave Taylor With Century Aluminum keeping Hawesville in the headlines, that has meant some out-of-town visitors for the small town, and some from very, very far away. Within the past three months or so, Hawesville Mayor Charles King said he’s had people come to his office from France and China.  See this week’s Hancock…

County VFW seeking list of veterans who served between 1955-1975

By Dave Taylor Karl Herzog, the Hancock County Museum, and the Hancock Clarion are on a joint mission to gather the names and photos of the county’s Vietnam-era veterans in order to honor their service and preserve the information for future generations.  The group is seeking names, photos and dates of active service of any…

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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…