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Get to Know You: Barbara Wheatley

By Jennifer Wimmer Barbara Wheatley moved to Hawesville with her family when she was in elementary school. Her parents, Billy & Conye Bryant, and she and her brothers, were living in Owensboro. Barbara and her brothers would visit their grandparents in Hawesville every weekend – her mother’s parents, Lonnie & Mattie Corley, and her father’s…

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Bill’s IGA sale awaiting signatures to be final

Bill’s IGA – “Bill’s on the Hill” – will soon change ownership after owners Billy Jr. and Wayne Stephens agreed to terms with Mafaz Ansar, a diversified businessman from Glasgow. Bill’s IGA was founded in 1978 by Billy Sr. and Elizabeth Stephens as Bill’s Quick Service, following Billy Sr.’s second term as Hancock County sheriff.…

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Small Business Saturday, Market Day this weekend

The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Saturday and Market Day events will be this Saturday, November 27. The business event will be at various participating businesses throughout Hancock County, and the Chamber will have registration available to receive a $25 gift certificate to be used at any member businesses at each Small Business…

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Veterans Day events set for November 11 and 12

Veterans Day events set for Nov. 11 and 12 Hancock County will observe Veterans Day events next week. On November 11 the event will take place at New Life Center at Hawesville Baptist Church and at Hancock County High School on November 12. VFW Post 5186 will host the event at New Life Center on…

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