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White leaving council, running for magistrate

By Dave Taylor Roy White has decided to give up his Lewisport City Council seat to seek a higher office, as the Republican has filed to run for magistrate in District 1. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

Frozen Vastwood Lake ‘sounds like Star Wars’

By Dave Taylor In describing the frozen lake at Vastwood Park, one might expect terms like “peaceful” or “tranquil,” but one unexpected phrase might be the most accurate: “sounds like Star Wars.” The 20-acre lake, its top layer frozen after extended single-digit temperatures, has become the scene of an invisible Star Wars battle, with the…

It’s been cold, but not ’77 cold

By Dave Taylor Subzero temperatures this week put a chill in the hearts of local residents, but 41 years ago the county was being overwhelmed by bitter cold and 10 inches of snow that all but shut down the whole area. While there were some frozen pipes and ice on lakes this week, in 1977…

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