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Famous Holt Home Annual Community Day; September 25th

14h Annual Holt Home Community Day; a showplace of Breckinridge County American Treasures empower people to save them! With perseverance, and developing partnerships, the heart of this important effort is Holt’s own community has saved a national treasure. On September 25 from 9:00-a.m. 2:00 p.m. CDT you are invited by the Friends of the Holt…

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Antique pre-Civil War musket discovered at Hancock County Museum

By C. Josh Givens Steve Harmon, a longtime volunteer at the Hancock County Museum, recently opened up a storage closet at the converted 1901 Hawesville train depot and discovered an exciting artifact – an 1840 model Springfield musket. “It was leaning in the corner of the closet,” Harmon said. “It’s quite a valuable piece of…

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Reporter, C. Josh Givens joins the Hancock Clarion

Josh Givens will report on local government, courts, features and general news in the community. Givens comes to the Clarion with more than 30 years experience as a journalist, getting his start as a photojournalist in the U.S. Army. Givens is a native of Logan County in south central Kentucky, and has held community newspaper…

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Step back and reflect this Memorial Day

Over the past couple of months, I have used this column to share information with you some of the legislation we passed during the 2021 Regular Session, as well as some of the issues that our state is facing now. This week, I would like to take a break from policy and legislation to reflect…

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