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Tanker turnover shuts road six hours Monday

By Dave Taylor An accident involving an overturned tanker truck left a Lewisport road closed for six hours Monday. State Route 657, about 1.5 miles south of Lewisport was closed after a tanker truck hauling diesel fuel ran off the road and flipped on its top, trapping the driver inside.  See this week’s Hancock Clarion…

Kenergy ideal internet provider? They say no

By Dave Taylor After representatives from KentuckyWired explained that companies could use power poles to carry high-speed internet from the state’s fiber optic line directly to customers’ homes, some looked to the owner of those poles, Kenergy Corp., as an ideal solution to provide internet to every home in the county. Kenergy, however, has shot…

Marsch prime suspect in cold case; KSP seeking new information

By Dave Taylor When Bobby Marsch was convicted of the 1985 murder of Roger Dale Boling, there was open speculation that Marsch might have killed others as well, but now Kentucky State Police are calling him the prime suspect in the disappearance of an acquaintance nearly 40 years ago and are questioning whether he might…

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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…