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Hancock County; Teacher of the Year award recipients

  Betty Jane Mitchell, Primary Teacher at South Hancock Elementary, is one of the (2) Teacher of the Year Award recipients. She’s been teaching at SHES for 9 years. “I was extremely honored to get this award,” she said. “I was not expecting it at all.” She said she knew from a very early age…

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Kentucky Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, visits Hancock County

Daniel Cameron (37), 51st Attorney General of Kentucky and 2023 candidate for KY Governor was traveling through Hancock County on Thursday, January 12th and stopped in the Clarion for an interview. Cameron is the first African American AG of KY and has served in the office since 2020. He was also one of only 20 potential…

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Daniel Boling; new Hancock County District Court Judge

Daniel Boling, attorney with Madden & Madden Attorneys at Law in Hawesville and Assistant County Attorney for 4 years now, will be the new Hancock County District Court Judge starting in January 2023 and replacing Judge John McCarty, who is retiring from the position after 20 years. It is possible that Boling will be one…

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Mouth open before brain engaged

All of my life, I have often spoken before engaging my brain, or speak in a hurry and completely mangle what I am trying to say. One of the first times I remember this happening was when I was about four or five years old and staying at my grandparents’ house for a visit. I…

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Where did the furniture go?

I attended the University of Louisville in the middle part of the 1980s, and one Christmas Break I arrived home to quite a surprise. I pulled into the drive, got out of the car and opened the front door—only to see a living room completely devoid of furniture; no couch, no recliner, not even coffee…

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