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HCHS Partners with OCTC through Early College and Dual Credit Classes

HCHS students are preparing for the future. Although the July sun still reminds us we are in the middle of summer, soon Hancock County High School will be welcoming back students for the new school year. For the past several years, qualifying students have had the opportunity to take “dual credit” classes in addition to…

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David E. “Too Tall” Elmendorf

  David E. “Too Tall” Elmendorf, 76, of Hawesville, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at his home.  He was born on September 30, 1946 in Evansville to the late Clifford and Mary Morris Elmendorf. David was retired from Commonwealth Aluminum after 30 plus years of service, making many friends from trucker to the…

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Justin Basham joins Hawesville council in January

Justin Basham was one of two write-in candidates for a seat on the Hawesville City Council this year in the 2022 General Election on November 8 and won. When he starts in January, he will be the only new member joining the 5 incumbent council members who were re-elected: Wayne Herndon, Tracy Johnson, Pat “Junnie”…

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Billy Ray Shutt

In his home, surrounded by this family, Billy Ray Shutt, 84, of Lewisport, answered his Savior’s call on Wednesday, November 23, 2021. Billy was born in Arbyrd, Missouri on January 1, 1937 to Theodore and Ocea Shutt. At age 17, he left his childhood home in Missouri to join the U.S. Navy where he began…

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