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Van hits Hawesville fire station, damages brush fire equipment

A van driven by Christopher R. Sidener of Owensboro went off of the road and slammed through the side of the Hawesville Volunteer Fire Department at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, August 12. The accident not only took out part of the outside wall of the fire station, but also took out the department’s brush…

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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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Car hits semi in Hancock

Car hits semi A Paoli, Ind. man suffered serious injury when his car crossed the centerline and struck a semi. The accident happened on June 18 at approximately 4:45 a.m. on U.S. 60, two miles east of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy BJ Burton filed the accident report. According to Burton’s report, Rodney L. Ledgerwood…

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Train hits truck

Train hits truck A Breckinridge County man suffered injury when a train hit his truck at the crossing at the boat ramp in Hawesville on April 30. The accident happened at approximately 12 p.m. Hawesville Police Chief Mark Powers filed the accident report. Morris D. Mathews, of Hardinsburg, told Powers when he started to exit…

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