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New weather Siren at Commonwealth brings total up to 15 county wide

  There are 15 total functioning weather sirens now installed in Hancock County that have replaced all of the older sirens in the county. The sirens were delivered in late February and the cost, after the help of grants, was around $55K, shared between Hancock County Fiscal Court and Commonwealth Rolled Products. Testing vs. Actual…

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Show Up at the Town Hall on March 4th!

Everyone in the community is encouraged to attend the Town Hall Meeting on Monday, March 4th at the Hawesville Methodist Church Hall at 6 p.m. A large public attendance is one of the KEY points that will determine funding toward Brownfield redevelopment and downtown revitalization. Brownfield sites in the City of Hawesville have already been…

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Hawesville police chief investigating rash of break-ins

There is an open investigation into the robberies in downtown Hawesville that occurred recently. Hawesville Chief of Police Cody Axton said, “We’re looking for 3 males that broke into a couple of places in downtown Hawesville from Harrison Street, Center Way and the Jennings Street apartments (Riverhill Apartments). There has been an abundance of support…

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Residents at Heartland Villa Gifted with Balloons and Candy

The residents at Heartland Villa Center nursing home, in Lewisport, were pleasantly surprised on Monday, February 12th, with beautiful heart-shaped, helium balloons and candy delivered by employees of the Lewisport Family Dollar, and donated by the community. “Miss Jerry (Family Dollar Cashier Jerry Poole) is 83-years-old,” Family Dollar Assistant Manager Shelby Thomas said. “She sold…

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High-Speed Internet at Mount Eden Baptist Church

High-Speed Internet at Mount Eden Baptist Church   The partnership between Kenergy and Conexon Connect is bringing fiber broadband internet to rural areas in the region for the first time. The rollout began in the south of Hancock County in October and Mount Eden Baptist Church received their high-speed internet connection just a few weeks…

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