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Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick

Grand Jury Indictments; Hancock County Fiscal Court

Grand Jury Report Comes the grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court that they met in session on the 7th day of September 2022 to consider all pending matters at that time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of five True Bills and zero No True Bills were returned.…

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Linden Buchanan airlifted to Evansville Deaconess, September 21

Linden “Lin” Buchanan, from Owensboro, KY was airlifted to Evansville Deaconess Hospital after an accident on state Route 3543. The accident happened on September 21 at roughly 2:30 p.m. four miles west of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff Dale Bozarth filed the accident report. According to Bozarth’s report, Linden “Lin” Buchanan lost consciousness while driving his…

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Hancock Accidents

Vehicle flees scene No one suffered injury in a sideswipe accident 12 miles south east of Hawesville on state Route 1700. The accident happened on September 10 at 9 a.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy BJ Burton filed the accident report. Burton’s report says an unknown vehicle driving south on state Route 1700 encountered a northbound…

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Stepro sentenced to 20 years

Hancock County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Coleman sentenced Boonville, Ind. resident Nelson W. Stepro to 20 years in prison on a charge of sodomy-first degree-victim under 12-years-of-age or serious physical injury. Coleman handed down the sentence on August 25, 2021 during the monthly Motion Day proceedings at the Hancock County Judicial Center. Stepro’s case started…

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Owensboro woman dies from accident in Lewisport

An Owensboro woman died in an accident west of Lewisport on August 17 at roughly 2:30 a.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick filed the accident report. According to Emmick’s report, Kimberly M. Cooper of Owensboro was driving a 2007 Ford Escape at a high rate of speed on state Route 334 in the Waitman…

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Hancock Accidents; boys injured

Cyndi Murphy with Hancock County EMS carried Kaeden Finley to an ambulance after examining him for injuries after an accident on U.S. 60 Tuesday morning. Two Breckinridge County suffered injury in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 60 in Hawesville Tuesday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Hawesville Police Chief Mark Powers filed the accident report. According…

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Grand Jury hands down indictments

Comes the grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court, they met in session on the 14th day of June 2021 to consider all pending matters at that time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of 12 true bills and zero no true bills were returned. The remainder of cases…

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Car crosses center line on 69; slams into family’s SUV

  A passenger in an SUV suffered a possible head injury in an accident on state Route 69 last Friday, July 23. The accident happened about 1.5 miles south of Hawesville at approximately 9 a.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick filed the report. Roy Sanders of Reynolds Station told Emmick that as he drove…

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Hancock Accidents

Stalled truck causes wreck No one suffered injury when a pickup stalled while crossing U.S. 60, and a log truck hit the vehicle. The accident happened on June 1 at approximately 2 p.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick filed the accident report. Robert Douglas of Hawesville went to exit state Route 69 and pull…

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