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Hornets win in a wild battle over McLean

It was a district battle ‘til the end when Hancock County defeated McLean County 22-12 here at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The win put the Hornets in the driver’s seat for a home playoff game, but they still need to beat Todd County tomorrow night to secure it. “This was a good win. The kids really…

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Volleyball season ends for Hancock at district tourney

The HCHS Lady Hornets volleyball team saw their season come to an end on Monday when they fell to Meade County in the 11th District tournament held at Breckinridge County High School won by set scores of 25-11, 25-8 and 25-12. “Meade County came to play and that’s what it boils down to, but our…

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Getting to know you; Hugh Ogle

The first fire I went on, I rode on the back of the old pumper we had then, all the way out there. They had been spraying water and they said, ‘o.k., we are going to draft water from the pond,’ and I put on hip boots and went into the pond and held the…

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WKRBC Blood Drive; Hancock County Library

WKRBC Blood Drive Please consider donating blood during this fall season. The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center will be at our Hawesville Library location on October 25th from 10 AM-2PM. Registration is required for this event to accommodate social distancing. The library staff will be registering three donors every 30 minutes. Give the gift of…

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Volleyball varsity whips McLean County in straight sets

The HCHS Lady Hornets volleyball team led from start to finish during a 3-0 win over McLean County at HCHS Saturday. The first set was a battle with Hancock County coming out on top by a score of 27-25. McLean didn’t go away so the Lady Hornets had to work to win the second set,…

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Cross Country teams race at Yellow Creek

The HCHS cross country teams competed in the 2021 Daviess County Classic at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro Saturday. “This was a pretty typical post-Fall Break race,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. “We typically run really strong before the break, like we did at Tell City, and then have a little slower race coming back.…

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Kasey Emmick is serving his first term as Fiscal Court Magistrate

Kasey Emmick is serving his first term as Fiscal Court Magistrate, representing District 2. He is President of the Lewisport Lions Club, and has been for 2 years now. He serves on the Hancock County Fair Board, Heritage Festival and Lewisport Farm Museum Committees. Kasey has been General Manager of East Daviess County Water Department,…

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What I learned from dying; I might be going bald

  Soon, allegedly, the sun will feel a little hotter, breezes will be just a bit tougher to notice, and my shampoo bill will plummet. I’ve been told that on this new chemo treatment I have anywhere from a pretty good chance to a who knows how good a chance at losing my hair. I…

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KEHA WEEK is happening now!

Front seated: Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts, standing, L to R:  Patsy Young, Paula Mason, Carolyn McCarty, Lori Hodskins, Lesa Keown, Martha Rice, Dorothy Whitman, Kaye Rice, Linda Prichard. Learn how you can be a part of the Hancock County Homemakers organization. There is something for everyone!  The Food, Nutrition, and Health program has a 3 year…

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