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4-H Champion Josey Gaynor recites speech at Fiscal Court meeting

The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday, June 12th at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Judge/Executive Johnny W. Roberts, Jr., followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call. Nine-year-old Josey Gaynor, NHES Student, recited his speech from memory about the Bermuda Triangle for the court members, in order to…

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Senior services returning to ‘normal’ after pandemic challenges

Hancock County Senior Services hosted the May Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Hawesville Senior Citizens Center, with Director Lona Morton taking the opportunity to outline the work and services provided to the county’s older generation. “I always says that our number-one mission is to provide for socialization of our elders through fun programs, giving…

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Weber’s Corner market sold, will reopen April 29

Weber’s Corner has been sold to a corporation based in Owensboro, with the new owners preparing the store for reopening on April 29. Neil Patel told the Clarion his brother Amrick Jammu will operate the business, which is included in the family’s Kanika, Inc., company. The family operates several gas stations and liquor stores in…

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Getting to Know You – Dr. Aubrey Harlan

   Dr. Aubrey Harlan, Optometrist at Emmick Eye Care in Hawesville, was born and raised in Pellville. She is a 2002 graduate of Hancock County High School, and ran cross-country track for 3 years. She graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, in 2006, and majored in Biopsychology, with a minor in Chemistry. She…

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Teague case will get attention from national news organization

It has been nearly 27 years since 23-year-old Heather Teague was reportedly abducted from Newburgh Beach in Henderson County. In the decades since, the Madisonville woman’s mother, Sarah Teague, has never stopped fighting to find her daughter and those responsible for her disappearance. “I believe when the full truth comes out about this crazy story,…

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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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