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Domtar boiler to arrive via barge Monday; will slow traffic Tuesday

By Dave Taylor Downtown Hawesville will be the site of a major production next week, when an enormous boiler will arrive via barge, be offloaded onto an oversized trailer, and then take a very slow ride to its final destination, the Domtar mill east of town.  The $8.5 million auxiliary boiler has made a four-week…

Man on house arrest busted for making meth

By Dave Taylor A Hawesville man has been busted for manufacturing meth, while he was on house arrest for a recent drug charge. Eric Lee Howard, 37, was arrested last Wednesday night after police found materials used in manufacturing during a random search of his camper on Franklin Gaynor Road. See this week’s Hancock Clarion…

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David W. Roberts

David W. Roberts, 74, of Hawesville, passed away at his residence on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  He was born on March 24, 1943 to the late DW and Lucille Ellis Roberts in Greenville, KY.  He was married to Judith (Judy) Brown on September 7, 1963.  David graduated from Owensboro High School in 1961 and attended…

Eva Myrl Howard

Eva Myrl Howard, 90, of Lewisport, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Heartford House in Owensboro, KY after a short illness.  She was born on May 12, 1927 in Hancock County to the late George and Pearl Holland Marsch.  Eva married John M. Howard on June 24, 1952. They were married 23 years…

Charles E. McCollam

Charles E. McCollam, 79, of Lewisport, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 at Oakwood Health Campus, Tell City.  He was born on September 9, 1938 in Lewisport to the late James David and Ethel Alexander McCollam.  Charles was a member at Hilldale United Methodist Church and was retired from Dal-Tile in Lewisport.  He enjoyed…