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Hawesville Fire Department

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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Winter storm in 1994 paralyzes Hancock

Historical Feature By Sonya L. Dixon, Hancock Clarion Reporter   They say crises really pulls a community together and that is just what happened throughout Hancock County after it was covered by 16 inches of snow Sunday night in 1994. Thanks to a county-wide effort many were sheltered from the cold, while others received needed…

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County emergency personnel practice rescue operations

The Hancock County Dive Team, Hawesville Fire Department, HC Rescue Squad, and HC Emergency Services hosted a Training Day on Sunday, October 15th. Ohio County Divers and volunteer firefighters with the Ohio County Fire Department were part of this training as well. Don Arison, Owner of Bob’s Garage & Towing, donated his time and wrecker…

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Fire at Domtar Paper Mill Monday; quickly extinguished

  Monday evening, June 19th, Domtar Paper Mill in Hawesville, experienced a fire on the conveyor line which distributes the wood chips.  “The call came in at 7:45,” Director of Hancock County Emergency Management Kyle Veach said. “Dukes and Hawesville Fire Departments were initially paged. Officials say luckily Hawesville and Dukes VFD were already at…

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Getting to Know You – David Garrett

  David Garrett, Volunteer Firefighter and EMT, was born and raised in Hancock County. “It’s been a great place to grow up and to serve the community,” he said. “I’ve always tried to help comfort people when they’re having one of their worst days and maybe help make it better.” He graduated from HCHS on…

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Hancock Fiscal Court hears plans to upgrade emergency readiness

Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, January 9th, 2023. This was the first meeting for the 2 newly elected magistrates, Gary Baker (representing District 4) and John Garner (District 1). Those two seats were previously held by L.T. Newton and Wayne Hodskins. HC EMA Update      Hancock County Emergency Management Director Kyle Veach provided…

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Daymond Young comes home

Layman Hawkins and Harvey Hawkins talk about their emotional experience as they brought their uncle Daymond Young’s remains home after he was killed on the U.S.S. Oklahoma 79+ years ago. If you weren’t in Hancock County to experience this event, you can close your eyes and not only see, but also you can feel the…

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