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Evan Tate Worries the Loss Of Farm Land to Solar Panels

The Annual Hancock County Farm City and Agriculture Awards Dinner was held at the Hawesville Baptist Church Life Center on Monday, February 19th, and sponsored by the HC Chamber of Commerce, with HCHS Future Farmers of America students attending and serving the beverages to the crowd of over 287 people this year. Agriculture Person of…

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HCHS Engineering students projects to compete at Murray State University

Hancock County High School Engineering Teacher Lisa Banta and her students are traveling to Murray State University this week to compete in the Annual E-Day Competition. Her students have been busy crafting 3 kayaks that they will be racing, as well as CO2 cars, and also electric guitars! “The Technology Student Association is the club…

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Lewisport Council Discusses Lift Station Remedies; RO Plant Update

The Lewisport City Council met on Tuesday, February 13th. An update on the reverse osmosis water pilot was provided as well as placing military banners in the City. Guest speaker Karen Colbert, member of the HC Tourism Board, proposed a Food Truck Festival to the council as well. (*You can read that separate article in…

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Yellow Dot Program Highlighted at Farm City Dinner

At the Annual Farm City Dinner Monday night, the Yellow Dot Program was highlighted, and details were provided as to how it has evolved since being organized last year. As part of their education pillar, Autism Advocates of Hancock County partnered with HC Farm Bureau Local Agent Kyle Culbreth and Domtar to provide educational books…

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Healthy Habits: Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is activated carbon processed so that it is more porous. It can be purchased in capsule form and is a MUST to have on-hand in your home and vehicle medical kits. It can prevent toxic substances from being absorbed by the body, so it is essential in the immediate treatment when a poisonous…

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Public input stressed at Hawesville Town Hall meeting March 4th

The Hawesville City Council met on Tuesday, February 13th, and Hawesville City Controller Jake Powers is encouraging everyone in the community to please attend the Town Hall Meeting on Monday, March 4th at the Hawesville Methodist Church Hall at 6 p.m. A large public attendance at this meeting is one of the KEY points that…

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Local couple invites group to hear Missionary Marc Frugè

Rita and Billy Stephens, of Lewisport, hosted around 25 people in their home last Thursday evening, February 8th, to hear a special guest. Missionary Marc Frugè spoke about the volunteer organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM) that he has dedicated his time to for 18 years now, and talked about their goal to put Bibles…

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