Area News

McFarling, Staples lead varsity girls over Crittenden, 11-5

Ella Staples belted a home run and Hayley McFarling had two doubles and was the winning pitcher during an 11-5 win for the Lady Hornets over Crittenden County. The game was the first of two played at Vastwood Park Saturday. McFarling knocked in a run in the first inning before the Hancock County offense exploded…

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Hornets fall 3-2 at Breck; McLean comes from behind

The Hornets had the tying run in scoring position during a 3-2 loss to Breckinridge County at Hardinsburg Monday. The two teams will meet again at the same venue in the first round of the 11th District tournament on Memorial Day Monday. The Fighting Tigers grabbed a 1-0 lead when Isaac Seeger led off the…

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Kratzer, Ross lead track team at Central Hardin

Hancock County Alex Kratzer won two jumping events and Izzy Ross won the mile during a 5-team track & field meet at Central Hardin Saturday. “Alex had a very good meet. She jumped the best she has in a couple weeks,” HCHS coach Chris Hawkins said. HCHS athletes who placed within the top 10 in…

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Getting to know Betty Greathouse

Betty Greathouse grew up in Lewisport and attended Lewisport Consolidated School. She graduated from high school in 1953. She and Frank were married in 1957. She attended Kentucky Wesleyan College one year and then began work as a legal secretary. They have four wonderful daughters: Stephanie, Annette, Jennifer and Suzanne. She and Frank were married…

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Hancock District Court Docket, May 5, 2021

The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The Honorable John McCarty presiding. Probate Court Regarding Nicholas Mason Decker, case scheduled for other hearing. Case not signed. The estate of Phillip Marlow Seaton, case scheduled for settlement. A court notice issued to the executor to appear June 2, 2021 at 8:30…

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Train hits truck

Train hits truck A Breckinridge County man suffered injury when a train hit his truck at the crossing at the boat ramp in Hawesville on April 30. The accident happened at approximately 12 p.m. Hawesville Police Chief Mark Powers filed the accident report. Morris D. Mathews, of Hardinsburg, told Powers when he started to exit…

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Friends & Family Farmers Flea Market,Saturday, May 15th

Kevin Geer, Danny McFarland and their wives and children had a wonderful idea to hold a monthly flea market at the fairgrounds and it has really been an asset to Hancock County. The next flea market, Friends & Family Farmers Flea Market, will be Saturday, May 15th at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, starting at 7…

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Hancock Accidents

  Alcohol suspected in crash No one suffered injury in a suspected alcohol related accident on state Route 3543 on May 3, 2021. The accident happened at approximately 8:30 a.m. five miles east of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick filed the accident report. Michael L. Little, of Tell City, Ind. told Emmick that…

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Hancock District Court Docke, April 28, 2021

  The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The Honorable JB Hines presiding. Probate Court The estate of Lorine Morris Swihart, case scheduled for settlement. Order signed. The estate of Iris Louetta Ralph, case scheduled for settlement. Order signed. The estate of Margie L. Jones, case scheduled for other hearing.…

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