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Mike Garvin real estate entrepreneur helping to improve Hawesville

Mike Garvin, 59, began purchasing homes, fixing them up and renting them out right before he started his job at Domtar in 1997.  After 23 years at the paper mill, he’s retired and Garvin Properties has 15 rentals in Hawesville and Lewisport that keep him busy, along with the huge project of remodeling the old…

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Leroy Brian “Curly” Wettstain

Leroy Brian “Curly” Wettstain, 58, of Knottsville, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 12, 1964 in Daviess County to Leroy Wettstain and Marilyn Roebuck. Brian was employed at Domtar Paper Mill in Hawesville for 28 years and was a member of United Steel Workers…

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New 3D Mammography Equipment; Perry County Memorial Hospital

  New 3D Mammography Equipment TELL CITY, IN – New 3D Mammography equipment has been installed at Perry County Memorial Hospital, generously funded by the PCMH Foundation. Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT)—or 3D mammography—gives radiologists a clearer view of breast tissue as compared to the traditional 2D mammograms. This new technology has rapidly become an essential…

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Gillespie & Powers, Inc., signs five year lease in Hancock County

As the global economy recovers from the pandemic shutdown, Hancock County’s economy, namely its industry, is not only rebounding, but in some ways it is getting stronger with another new company locating and the existing ones returning to pre-COVID form. “We’ve come through 14 months of a pandemic and our business community is still relatively…

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United Way awards Hancock County

HEART OF THE COMMUNITY AWARD This was established as an individual award. It is given to express sincere gratitude for many years of hard work, loyalty, and dedicated service while serving the people of Hancock County and United Way. (Established in 2010 in honor of Tammy Miller and others that may follow in her footsteps.)…

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100-year-old Blackford bridge to be moved to park Thursday

The more than 100-year-old bridge over Blackford Creek will be removed and hauled to its new home in a park in Henderson County on Thursday, more than a year after the Kentucky   Transportation Cabinet accepted proposals for who might take the closed bridge and give it a new life. Contractors were working on the…

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