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Two County Tractors Destroyed in Fire

  Last week, the Hancock County Road Department lost 2 John Deere tractors to fire – a 2012 & 2014 model. The cause of the fire is unknown. Judge/Executive Johnny W. Roberts, Jr. explained that, “Our road department had finished mowing for the day and they were at the intersection of Yeakel and Quisenberry Road.…

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Proctor accepted into United States Coast Guard Academy

  Lauren Proctor, 2022 Hancock County High School graduate, has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential, and has accepted an appointment to attend the United States Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut. Admission to the Academy is highly competitive and fewer than 400 appointments are offered each year, out of over…

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Kenergy/Conexon give update on High-Speed Internet

   On August 9th, 2022, Kenergy announced their partnership with internet service provider Conexon Connect (CC) which will, for the first time ever, deliver high-speed, broadband, fiber internet access to Kentuckians in rural areas.    The partnership will connect homes and businesses across 14 counties: Hancock, Daviess, Henderson, Hopkins, Ohio, Webster, McLean, Crittenden, Union, Lyon, Caldwell, Livingston, Muhlenberg and…

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Fiscal Court Applies for Grant for Additional Playground Equipment at Vastwood

  A special-called Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting was held on Thursday morning, May 25th. A public hearing was held for any questions or comments concerning a project of adding new multi-sensory playground equipment at Vastwood Park’s main playground. Hancock County Fiscal Court Clerk & Judge/Executive Assistant Sage Petrie said the total amount for the…

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