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Accident Report

Loaded Semi and Pickup Truck Collided On January 31st, 2024 the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department reported that Raphael E. Smith, of Cloverport, was driving west bound on US 60 East, 3 miles east of the City of Hawesville, in his 2018 Equinox Chevrolet pickup truck and failed to see Joseph Nugent, of Hawesville, going slowly…

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Hancock Accident Reports

3-Vehicle Angle Collision On July 28th at 3:10 p.m., Hancock County Deputy B.J. Burton arrived on the scene of a 3-vehicle collision inside Hawesville city limits, and reported that a single dump truck driven by Ronald J. Henning, of Hardinsburg, was operating on US60 East, westbound and approached the red light and didn’t stop. Henning…

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Hancock Accident Reports

  Motorcycle Accident On May 19th at 9:26 a.m. there was a motorcycle accident on 3980 KY 144, 10 miles south of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick reported that Michael E. Taylor, of Henderson, was traveling east with his friend on his 2016 Harley-Davidson FLH Series motorcycle, and as they approached the intersection…

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Medical Alert Dog Saves Woman From Dying in Fire

  On Wednesday, March 1st at around noon, there was a structure fire at 1820 Tick Ridge Road in Hawesville. Tambra Patton’s trailer caught fire and was completely destroyed. Thankfully, her dog’s barking got her attention and she escaped without injury. “I try not to get upset about it because I know everything happens for…

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Theatre Workshop of Owensboro seeks actors and singers

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro seeks actors and singers for the most imaginative holiday show you’ve ever seen!  A 1940s RADIO CHRISTMAS CAROL is a play about a live radio performance in radio’s Golden Age.  The show will be in December, but AUDITIONS will be Sunday, October 23rd and Monday the 24th.  AUDITIONS will be at 6:30…

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Theatre Workshop of Owensboro; Murder on the Orient Express

  All aboard for THE ORIENT EXPRESS!  Theatre Workshop of Owensboro will present the Agatha Christie classic, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS October 14 through the 23rd.  The intriguing story has thrilled readers for years, and the theater is excited to bring it to local audiences.  Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, with two Sunday matinees at 2:00…

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When the story hits right at home …

  There is an unwritten rule in journalism: never become part of the story. Most days, we news types are pretty good at avoiding the pitfalls of being involved on a personal level with the issues and events we report on. Other times, it simply becomes impossible to avoid it. Before the events of Friday…

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County among highest COVID-19 incidence rates in Ky.

              The COVID-19 pandemic has surged forward again in Kentucky following the Thanksgiving holiday. State officials reported 2,813 new cases of coronavirus on Friday, which raised the seven-day average to 2,039, its highest rate since Oct. 12, according to Kentucky Health News. The seven-day infection rate is 41.73 per 100,000, placing Kentucky at 16th…

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Michael Thomas Hinton

Michael Thomas Hinton, age 71 of Owensboro, Kentucky returned to his heavenly Father on November 10, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Michael was born September 28, 1950 to the late Lorena (Keenan) and Vessie Hinton. Michael loved the Lord and as a Baptist attended Walnut Memorial Baptist Church in Owensboro, Kentucky faithfully. He loved…

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