Hawesville city worker Todd Duncan, left, is presented with a plaque of appreciation by mayor Charles King Tuesday night at the city council meeting. Duncan has attained all of the licenses available to him in his duties with the city. Photo by Dave Taylor
By Dave Taylor After 15 months of trying to overcome pushback from U.S. legislators, Aleris and Zhongwang USA, LLC announced Monday morning that they were letting a final deadline extension expire and letting their proposed $2.3 billion merger agreement die. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story.
By Dave Taylor The parents of a 2-year-old child who allegedly overdosed on methamphetamine in September have been indicted by a Hancock County grand jury. Sarah Olivia Webb, 35, and David A. Rearden, 36, were each indicted on charges of first-degree criminal abuse of a child 12 years or younger and first degree wanton endangerment.…