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Weikel is new volleyball coach of the Lady Hornets volleyball program

Bailey Weikel is the new head coach of the Lady Hornets volleyball program at Hancock County High School. Weikel takes over for Blake Hardison, who was released after one season. Weikel is a Breckinridge County native who has played volleyball since grade three. “I’m very excited to be here and can’t wait to get started,”…

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Gray leads golf team to All “A” Region title

Players watch as Max Gray tees off on the seventh hole at Windward Heights County club during the All “A” regional Tuesday. Gray led  HCHS to victory with a 37 . The HCHS Hornet golf team won the All “A” Classic 3rd Region Golf Tournament with a team score of 157 at Windward Heights Country…

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Friday Night Lights!

It’s time for Hornet football and this year’s team could be one of the best in years. Hancock County opens the season this Friday night when they travel to Harned to take on the Breckinridge County Fighting Tigers. Head coach Bobby Eubanks begins his eighth season as leader of the football program at HCHS. The…

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What I learned from dying
; What am I living for?

Nothing makes my wife madder than when she thinks I’m not doing everything I can to improve my health and prolong my days in my fight against stage 4 cancer, so when I turned down the offer of a blood transfusion the other day she confronted me with this surprisingly difficult question: what am I…

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Middle school Hornets win big at Ohio County

Hancock County scored twice in the first quarter on 10-yard touchdown runs by Dylan Mucker and Brady Eubanks. Eubanks scored again in the second period when he broke free from seven yards out, and Kyle Anderson added a 5-yard TD for the Hornets. Eubanks scored his third TD of the game on a 1-yard plunge…

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River Valley Behavioral Health; Back to School Bash

It’s that time again, back to school. It seems the whole county is striving to prepare both Teachers and students for the upcoming year. In addition to pencils and paper, professionals are also focused on the mental health of the citizens of Kentucky. This past Wednesday, August 3rd, River Valley Behavioural Health in Lewisport hosted…

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Bowling Green wins Schoolboy Classic with record score

Dec Lewko fired a 1-under par 71 to lead Hancock County in the annual Schoolboy Classic golf tournament held at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. Bowling Green won the team title with a total score of 191. The Hornets placed sixth at 329. “This is the best team score that we’ve entered in several years,”…

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Hancock County Court Docket, August 2, 2022

Hancock County Court docket for 8-2-22, the Honorable Joseph B. Hines presiding Probate The estate of Carl H. Adkins, probate hearing. Oath administered, order entered and bond set. The estate of Mary Joanne Alig, other hearing. Oath administered, order entered and bond set. The estate of Charles Earl Snyder, probate hearing. Order denied, petitioner may…

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