Voyles resigns as airport manager

By Dave Taylor The manager of the Hancock County Airport has tendered his resignation effective April 30. J.R. Voyles, who managed the airport and operated Cardinal Aviation out of the location for several years, told the board earlier this month that he would be stepping away from his involvement with the airport at the end…

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Petition signers must be registered voters

By Dave Taylor The number of signatures on each of the two wet-dry petitions circulating in the county is growing, but officials are reminding the public that only eligible signatures will be counted. See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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White chosen for summer entrepreneur program

Kendall White is getting down to business. The Hancock County High School sophomore from Lewisport was recently elected president of the school’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter, was elected reporter for the state FBLA, and has been chosen to participate in the Kentucky Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs this summer. See this week’s Hancock…

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The 2019 Home Improvement Guide is here

2019 Hancock Clarion Home Improvement Guide Keywords: home improvement landscaping luxury homes fine furniture bathroom kitchen cabinets home builder indoor outdoor lighting lawn mower windows appliances pools remodeling granite marble luxury makeover custom refinancing flooring modern farmhouse tile design backyard disaster refinish roofing siding Clarion Home Improvement Home Improvement 2019  Home Improvement Guide Home Improvement…

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Details emerge on new Lewisport library branch design, offerings

By Dave Taylor The design and layout for the new Lewisport branch of the Hancock County Public Library is mostly complete for possible construction in June, and the 8,500 square foot building will offer new services but also pay homage to the former Lewisport Elementary School that was razed to make way for the new…

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Eighth grade candidates vie for principal, superintendent for a day

By Dave Taylor After long, grueling campaigns, Hancock County Middle School eighth-graders decided Wednesday who will be their principal for a day and superintendent for a day. Pairs of students from each of Josh Roberts’ seven eight-grade social studies classes were chosen to run for the positions, to mount campaigns and choose platforms as part…

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Trailer allows local firefighters to watch flashover up close

By Dave Taylor While Saturday’s temperatures were a little on the cool side, many of the county’s volunteer firefighters were feeling the heat during flashover recognition training that afternoon. Firefighters from several departments, including Hawesville and Lewisport, entered a multi-level burning trailer in the middle school parking lot while a fire raged on one end,…

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