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Brett Guthrie, U.S. Representative for Kentucky speaks at Hancock County Chamber

Brett Guthrie, U.S. Representative for Kentucky’s second congressional district, spoke at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on Tuesday, August 9. “One thing I want to talk about this morning is the event that happened last night (Monday, August 8) with the Mar-a-Lago raid,” Guthrie said. “That’s just unprecedented, that the FBI would go…

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What I learned from dying; Random thoughts

By Dave TaylorWhen I think about this column I usually try to come up with a cohesive theme or storyline, or at least a bunch of paragraphs that make sense together. Well not this week. My mind is bouncing around all over the place so I’m just going to dump it all out here for…

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LT Newton to be honored Historian of the Year

The Hancock County Historical Society’s Annual Picnic is planned for Monday Aug 15 at Vastwood Park. Historical Society President Charlene Corley invites everyone out to this annual event as we honor LT Newton as Historian of the Year. Newton will be presented this honor at the picnic along with his family. The picnic is Potluck…

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Family Dollar,Dollar Tree (combo store) opening in Lewisport

    As Lewisport continues to substantially grow, a Family Dollar/ Dollar Tree combo store is about to open. The new store will help expand shopping options for residents in Hancock and parts of Daviess counties. Family Dollar and Dollar Tree (combo stores) are making their way into many rural communities in the country. The…

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Complete Wellness; Nation’s Best and Brightest 5 years in a row

“Nation’s Best & Brightest” for 5 years in a row, Complete Wellness, Inc. started by Dr. Adam Brockman, offers a “one-stop-shop” for medical, chiropractic, therapy, and aesthetics. Dr. Brockman has over 15 years of Chiropractic and Sports Medicine experience, and Complete Wellness provides short-term plans to alleviate immediate pain as well as long-term care plans,…

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Kenergy Announces start of high-speed internet construction

On Tuesday, August 9 it was announced by Kenergy that they are partnering with internet service provider Conexon Connect (CC) in order to bring world-class broadband to rural areas across the state. This is Connect’s first partnership in KY, and will deliver high-speed internet access to homes and businesses across 14 counties: Hancock, Daviess, Henderson,…

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Biggest Fair ever

Bring your kids and the whole family to the 2022 Hancock County Fair for a great time. It’s going to be big! This year’s fair will be bigger and better than ever with the addition of a big band and several other new and exciting things. The demo derby will again be a big draw…

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Operation Dry Bottom; donations to help flood victims

Nancy Muffett, of Nancy’s Notes, is heeding the call for donations to help the flood victims of her beloved state of Kentucky. She is calling this latest effort “Operation Dry Bottoms.”  Nancy is no stranger to rolling up her sleeves to help her neighbor’s in need. Her last effort helped the victims of Hurricane Katrina.…

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Hancock Teachers in training hear message: “Leader and me”

  Today at North Hancock Elementary School an event was held with the topic – “Leader and Me”. The speaker was Muriel Summers, with the Franklin Covey Educational Foundation – the message – creating better adults through education of children. The subject of Ms. Summers seminar is based on the book “Seven Habits of Highly…

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