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Mary Robbins Davis

Mary Robbins Davis, 84, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and returned to our Heavenly Father on April 6, 2024. Mary was born on April 11, 1939, in Hawesville, Kentucky to Catherine & John Robbins and had three siblings. At the age of 17, she met the love of her life and…

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Holiday Hoopla fun for family and kids; December 9th at Vastwood Park

On Saturday, December 9th, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., there will be a fun Holiday Hoopla event at Vastwood Park. The event is sponsored by Hancock County Public Libraries, HC Fiscal Court, HC Parks Department, and the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce. Fun Events for Children Children will have the opportunity to visit with…

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Dan Gooch inducted into HCHS Hall of Fame

Dan “Danny” Gooch was inducted into the HCHS Hall of Fame during a ceremony at halftime of the Hornets’ football game Friday. The great football player/athlete was presented a plaque to commemorate the occasion by former Hornet football coach, Jerry Griffin. Two of Gooch’s teammates, Joe Kreisle and Kevin Linn, joined in the presentation. In…

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Trapped in Israel; Hawesville native’s daughter & family

Richard Nugent, Hawesville native and son of the late Bryant and Helen Nugent, has been in prayer for his daughter, Melanie, and her family who have been weathering the storm in Israel since the Hamas attacks began on October 7th. Melanie and her husband, Ofer, have 3 young sons. She is pregnant and their 4th…

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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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Harold Victor “Vic” Hagman

Harold Victor “Vic” Hagman, 91, of Hawesville, passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  He was born in Skillman on January 3, 1932 to the late Harold V. and Dorothy Johnson Hagman. Vic was a 3rd generation farmer in Skillman Bottoms and a member…

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Domtar to match funds raised in 5K for Autism Advocates

Domtar 5K run on Saturday, October 21st. There will be a 5K Walk & Run in Hawesville, Kentucky on October 21st. All proceeds from this event will be matched by Domtar and will go to Autism Advocates of Hancock County.   The race will start and finish at City Hall in downtown Hawesville. Registration will…

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Getting To Know You; Rodney Alsop

Rodney Alsop was raised in Hawesville, then he and his family moved to Florida after his sophomore year of high school. He visits often and says his roots are here in Hancock County. Just recently, he traveled with his wife, Alice, to attend his 50 year high school reunion with schoolmates from HCHS, at Windward…

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Roy Irvin Stephens

Roy Irvin Stephens, 86 of Hawesville Kentucky, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on August 12, 2023, at the Heartford House.  Irvin was born April 24, 1937 to the late Jack and Jessie Stephens. He was a member of Pellville Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon for 57 years.  He retired from…

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Hancock Accident Reports

3-Vehicle Angle Collision On July 28th at 3:10 p.m., Hancock County Deputy B.J. Burton arrived on the scene of a 3-vehicle collision inside Hawesville city limits, and reported that a single dump truck driven by Ronald J. Henning, of Hardinsburg, was operating on US60 East, westbound and approached the red light and didn’t stop. Henning…

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