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Hornets beat athletic Hopkins team 75-68

Ryan Ogle scored 27 points and the Hornets earned a quality, 75-68 win over Hopkins County Central at Madisonville Monday. “We played really well defensively, especially in the second half. We didn’t turn the ball over and we hit our free throws down the stretch. This was a hard fought win,” HCHS coach Mike Orr…

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Mail delivery issues a concern for staff, newspaper industry

Subscribers of the Hancock Clarion in some areas of the county, as well as surrounding counties, are experiencing difficulties in receiving timely delivery of their paper by the U.S. Postal Service. Clarion Publisher/Editor Donn Wimmer said the situation is frustrating not only to subscribers, but also to Clarion management. “We understand subscribers need their paper…

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Lady Hornets grab win at home of Larry Bird

The varsity Lady Hornets took the lead in the second quarter and went on to defeat Springs Valley 41-37 at the home of Larry Bird in French Lick (IN) Tuesday. “We looked rusty at times but overall I’m really satisfied with how we stuck together and pulled out another win,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said.…

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Pair arrested in tornado disaster zone

  A Lewisport woman and a man from Tell City were arrested Dec. 17 in Bremen in Muhlenberg County by deputies of the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, charged with third-degree criminal trespassing in the tornado-ravaged area. Deputies suspected the pair was attempting to loot in the area, according to a MCSD report. Audrianna Jones, 21,…

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Maintenance shop at Windward Heights burns

The maintenance shop at Windward Heights Country Club in Hawesville burned Tuesday evening, resulting in a complete loss of equipment the club uses to maintain the golf course. “There’s nothing left but the metal from the building,” said Terry Lindsey, club manager. “We’re not exactly sure what the origin was, but believe it was probably…

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Photograph from Bremen returned to family

  A photograph from Muhlenberg County found on a farm at Reynolds Station has been returned to the subject’s son in Bremen. The photograph was inside the home of James Stewart, which was destroyed in the Dec. 10-11 storms. “The photo is of my mother, Mary Azeline Gish Stewart,” Stewart said Monday. “I appreciated seeing…

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Harold Wayne Newton

Harold Wayne Newton, 78, of Hawesville, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born in Roseville, Kentucky, on April 29, 1943, to Raymond A, and Elizabeth Bolin Newton. Harold was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Bobby G. Newton, Donald Ray Newton, Junious A. Newton, Mary…

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Shirley Mae Young

Shirley Mae Young, 96, of Lewisport, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at her home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  She was born on August 23, 1925 in Ohio County to the late George and Mary Esther McMahan.  Shirley was a member of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church and a homemaker. Shirley…

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Gary L. Brown

Gary L. Brown, of Owensboro, passed in peace Dec. 25, 2021, early Christmas morning at the age of 70. He was born May 28, 1951, to the late Donald and Lena Mae McDaniel Brown. Gary was a proud patriot and U.S. Navy Veteran. He was retired as the plant supervisor at Domtar Paper Company. Gary will…

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What I Learned From Dying: Is This My Last Christmas?

With Christmas fast approaching I’ve been thinking about how the odds were stacked against me even being here for it. No one ever explicitly stated that I wouldn’t be here for Christmas but they made it pretty clear that I wouldn’t be around long, and that was eight months ago. And when you consider that…

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