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Get To Know Me: Harold Newby, Riverboat Captain

By Jennifer Wimmer Riverboat Captain, Harold Newby, grew up along the banks of the Ohio River, in Cloverport. “We were raised on the river,” he said. His parents, JoAnn & Harold Sr., took he and his siblings, Kathy & Darrell, out on the river almost every weekend, in the warmer months. They enjoyed boating, fishing…

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Dismantling of Big Rivers bringing prime industrial site in Hancock

Earlier this year Big Rivers Electric started to dismantle the Kenneth G. Coleman power station outside of Hawesville. When the project finishes next summer, Hancock County gains a prime riverside industrial site ripe for development. “What makes it so attractive is it is basically a shovel-ready site,” Hancock County Industrial Foundation Director Mike Baker said.…

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