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Duncan family critically injured in wreck on Hwy. 60

A severe traffic accident Thursday afternoon, October 14, sent three members of the Duncan family to the hospital. All three needed to be flown by air ambulance to the University of Louisville Hospital for the treatment of their injuries. Joann Duncan, husband Charles Duncan and granddaughter Brooklyn Conkright all suffered extremely serious injuries in the…

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Miraculous recovery of Lin Bucanan

Lin Buchanan, who grew up in Hancock County, is recovering well from his car accident that occurred on Tuesday, September 21. He had been having heartburn, indigestion and another warning sign of heart attack that day, that he wasn’t previously aware; his jaw was hurting. He was driving home from his work at Century Aluminum…

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Emergency personnel conduct “lost person” exercise at Jeffrey’s Cliff

On Saturday October 16th First responders from Dukes Fire Dept, Hawesville Fire Dept, Lewisport Fire Dept, Hancock County Rescue Squad, Hancock County EMS, and Hancock County Emergency Management conducted a full scale exercise at the Jeffery’s Cliffs Recreational Area involving a lost and injured hiker. It is important that we conduct these types of drills…

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150 Cars attended Vastwood Park’s annual classic car cruise-in

After a one-year break due to the Coronavirus, the annual Vastwood classic car cruise-in returned Saturday. Over the course of the day around 150 cars attended the show. The show officially started at 10 a.m., but most of the cars arrived early. By 9:45 a.m., 15 minutes before the start of the show, organizers started…

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