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Reynolds Station

Two County Tractors Destroyed in Fire

  Last week, the Hancock County Road Department lost 2 John Deere tractors to fire – a 2012 & 2014 model. The cause of the fire is unknown. Judge/Executive Johnny W. Roberts, Jr. explained that, “Our road department had finished mowing for the day and they were at the intersection of Yeakel and Quisenberry Road.…

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Fire at C&C Laundry Mat in Hawesville

Ann Shanklin was at her favorite laundry mat, C&C Laundry Mat in Hawesville, doing her laundry on Saturday, March 11th. To her surprise, while one load of her clothes was drying, the dryer caught fire. It went up in flames and all of its contents were destroyed. Thankfully, volunteer firemen from the Hawesville Volunteer Fire…

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Getting to know you; Kimberly Mitchell

Kimberly Mitchell worked in Hancock County Schools for 21 years. She started as a wraparound aid at Lewisport Elementary, then began her position as the first Family Resource Coordinator at South Hancock Elementary School (SHES) and retired in 2021. “I loved every single day of it,” she said. “It was an excellent job.” Recently she…

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Dannielle Rae Keown

Dannielle Rae Keown, 32, of Reynolds Station, died Friday, June 3, 2022, at her home.  She was a member of Newton Springs Baptist Church.  Dannielle was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bobby Dean Richards and Robert and Della Keown. Survivors include her mother, Delsy Richards Keown of Reynolds Station; her father, Danny Keown of…

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Morris recognized for successful farming practices

Cattle producer William Morris has been recognized as the 2021 Hancock County Conservation District Cooperator of the Year. Morris, a retired chemistry and biology teacher, runs a 35-head herd of Angus, Salers, Hereford cross and Limousin breeds on farms along Bates Hollow Road and State Route 144 in Reynolds Station. “I’ve been involved in farming…

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Deer farming combines interests for Helson

Tyler Helson was watching an outdoor channel his senior year of high school when he saw a documentary which fit right into his thoughts about his future after graduation. The show was about deer farming, and Tyler knew right away he had found what he had been searching for – a business venture which would…

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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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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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Man praises fire crews, some valuables saved others lost

On Saturday, February 27 Paul Johnston of 1415 Yeakel Road in Reynolds Station decided to work on a fence near his garage and needed to work on a chain. “I went into the garage and was using a grinder to cut a piece of chain, and it was throwing a lot of sparks,” Johnston said.…

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