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Hawesville Kentucky

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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Floyd Bray Will /Trust Fund; steps for requesting loan eligibility

The Hancock Clarion provided a detailed article last week regarding the late local farmer, Floyd Bray, and his 1991 will. Bray’s will established a nonprofit organization offering low interest loans to health & wellness and medical facilities that locate or expand in Hancock County, via a Trust Fund at First Financial Bank. Listed below…

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Test your School Bus Driving skills this Saturday, July 15

  This Saturday, July 15th, community members are invited to Hancock County High School for FREE Test Drives of school buses in the HCHS parking lot from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This is a great opportunity to see if school bus driving might even turn-out to be a perfect career for you! Those participating in this…

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Domtar to invest $51 million in new pilot program at Hawesville mill

   Domtar announced they will be investing $51 million into upgrading equipment at the 50-year-old Hawesville mill, with 400 jobs remaining in Hancock County. They will be repurposing one of the 2 paper machines (pulpers) to produce fiber-based, biodegradable products such as earth-friendly “plastic” bags, as well as continuing to make fine paper products.   …

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Attempted Robbery at C&C Laundry leads to arrest; meth found

   On May 19th at around 2:30 a.m., Bobby Jo Thrasher and Brittany N. Mallory entered C & C Laundry Mat in Hawesville and attempted to pick the locks on various vending machines with tools, in order to access the money.    “It just so happens, C & C has excellent cameras,” Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy…

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Gas leak in Hawesville; Atmos repairs

On Saturday, May 13th, there was a natural gas leak at an Atmos Energy gas meter in Hawesville. The meter was damaged at the base. Atmos personnel repaired the meter while Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department isolated the area until they completed the work. Roadways were down during the day for a short amount of time,…

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Fun Run Event at NHES; Raises Dollars Toward New Playground

  On Thursday, April 20th, the Fun Run fundraiser event was held at North Hancock Elementary during the school day, and was a huge success in not only raising more dollars toward the new playground, but engaging children in fun, kinesthetic learning activities. “All of the playground equipment we had here was a combination of…

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