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What I Learned From Dying: Marking history

Facing the potential end of your life has a way of making a person look back too, and I’ve been thinking this week about my years in journalism.  I’ve been very blessed to be able to say I’ve had a career that I love and one that has been very fulfilling through the important stories…

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Baker first to file candidacy in county

Gary Baker was the first candidate to file candidacy papers for the May 17 primary for District 4 magistrate on Hancock Fiscal Court. Baker is a Republican. Baker filed on Nov. 3, the first day of the filing period. He is 42 years old, and said he has 22 years working for the betterment of…

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Election filings continue; deadline for primary Jan. 7

  Candidates for the May 17 primary of the 2022 Election have begun filing in Hancock County. The primary election filing deadline for 2022 is Jan. 7. The community will select party nominees for the Nov. 8 General Election during the primary. All county constitutional offices are on the ballot, along with city councils in…

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Christmas parades to be held Dec. 4

  The Christmas season will soon be upon us, and plans for celebrations in Hawesville and Lewisport continue to be finalized. Both the Hawesville and Lewisport Christmas parades will be Dec. 4. The Hawesville parade will be at 1 p.m., and the Lewisport parade will be at 4 p.m. Lineup for the Hawesville parade will…

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Getting to know you; Brent Wigginton

In 1978, Brent Wigginton moved to Hancock County with his family. His parents, Jerry and Kay Wigginton bought a farm in Pellville. Jerry worked at NSA and Kay was a Homemaker. Wigginton grew up farming and said he, “learned early in life, what it was to have to do hard work and see a job…

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Football playoffs; Hornets and Rebels clash Friday night

The football playoffs begin Friday night and the Hornets go on the road to Elkton to take on the Todd County Central Rebels. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. Friday’s contest is a rematch from a game played here on Oct. 22 in which the Hornets lost 20-14 to Todd County. Hancock County led 14-0 before…

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Farewell Hancock County

Farewell Hancock County, I am going to miss you. For those of you who have not heard, I am resigning my position at the Hancock Clarion and moving to Minnesota to be near my sister. She is the only immediate family I have left in the world, and I want to be by my family.…

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Dr. Glen Donald Richards MD

Dr. Glen Donald Richards MD, loving husband, father, and brother, passed away October 26, 2021 at the age of 87. Glen was born on October 21, 1934, in Hancock County, Kentucky to Charles Thomas Richards and Bessie Eva Falls. Glen had a large family, all of whom he loved dearly. He is survived by his…

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Girls take runner-up at Region cross country meet

The HCHS girls cross country team placed runner-up during the Region 2 meet at Greenville Saturday. “Every girl (from Hancock) ran their season or career best at the regional meet. They’re all peaking at exactly the right time,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. The race was a battle between Hancock’s 8th grader Izzy Ross and…

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Getting to know you; Hugh Ogle

The first fire I went on, I rode on the back of the old pumper we had then, all the way out there. They had been spraying water and they said, ‘o.k., we are going to draft water from the pond,’ and I put on hip boots and went into the pond and held the…

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