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Job seekers have several opportunities coming up

By C. Josh Givens In light of the June announcement by Century Aluminum that the company will lay off 628 employees throughout July and August in advance of a 9-to-12-month curtailment of production, there have been several recent hiring events in Hancock County and the surrounding area. The Clarion learned this week Century has begun…

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County among highest COVID-19 incidence rates in Ky.

              The COVID-19 pandemic has surged forward again in Kentucky following the Thanksgiving holiday. State officials reported 2,813 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, which raised the seven-day average to 2,039, its highest rate since Oct. 12, according to Kentucky Health News. The seven-day infection rate is 41.73 per 100,000, placing Kentucky at 16th…

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Baptist to share Madisonville hospital with Deaconess

Baptist to share Madisonville hospital with Deaconess, which now also has hospitals in Henderson and Morganfield Starting Sept. 1, the hospital in Madisonville will be jointly operated by Baptist Health, which has owned it for nine years, and Deaconess Health System Inc. of Evansville, which recently added two nearby Kentucky hospitals. The joint operation will…

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