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Elma June Mingus

Elma June Mingus, 68, of Cloverport, passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on March 13, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The Hancock County native was born February 2, 1955, to the late J.W. and Nancy Storm Powers. June graduated from Hancock County High School, Class of 1973. She then went to…

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Powers Family; donates $10,000 for Christmas giving

  The Bill & Nellie Powers Family have donated a check for $10,000 to St. Vincent DePaul, in Lewisport, for 4 years now. Volunteer Coordinator for St. Vincent DePaul and Toys for Tots, Beth Payne, said that this large donation means that they will not have to stress over having enough money this year. “We…

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Hancock County graduation ceremony set for May 26

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to adversely affect the Hancock County school system, and plans for this year’s high school graduation. At this time, the school system does plan to hold an in-person graduation ceremony, but it is not open to the general public. Masks are required to attend. The ceremony takes place on May 26…

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School staff receives second vaccine shot

On Friday morning employees of the Hancock County School System received their second COVID-19 vaccination shot at the Hancock County Health Department in Hawesville. According to Hancock County Board of Education District Health Coordinator Carrie Kimbrell, approximately 157 employees received the second shot. “It went well,” Kimbrell said. “I do not know of anyone that…

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