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Woman arrested after 4,500 pills discovered in search

A Hawesville woman has been charged for allegedly trafficking in amphetamines after investigators conducted a controlled parcel delivery to a residence on State Route 144 East on Monday. According to a citation from Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations West, Natoma Ellen Huff, 45, of 8476 State Route 114 East, is charged with second-degree trafficking…

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Donavon Elmendorf dies in tragic accident

Last Wednesday afternoon Lewisport resident Donavon Elmendorf died when his east bound 2002 Buick Century crossed the center line on state Route 1389 below Hawesville and slammed head-on into a Hancock County Public Schools’ bus traveling west. At the time five students, a bus monitor and the driver were on the bus. None of the…

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Grand Jury hands down indictments

Comes the grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court, they met in session on the 14th day of June 2021 to consider all pending matters at that time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of 12 true bills and zero no true bills were returned. The remainder of cases…

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Prisoners lying about COVID to avoid jail time

Hancock County’s jailer says that COVID-19 has become a sort of get out of jail free card for people arrested in the county, where upon their arrival at jail they simply say they’ve been exposed to the virus or have tested positive, and they’re turned away and allowed to go home. “I can tell you…

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