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Getting to know you; Fire Chief and EMT, Troy Roberts

   Troy Roberts, Lewisport Fire Department Chief and EMT, graduated from Hancock County High School in 1991. He is the son of the late Linda Mae Morgan Roberts and John Edward Roberts.    Troy often helped his dad out at Southern States farm supply store in Hawesville and said it gave him the opportunity to also…

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Thirty paddlers participate in Paddle Perry event; “Rivers to Rails”

The second “Rivers to Rails” event with Paddle Perry and Ohio River Scenic Railway was held on Saturday, September 24, 2022. This was the first all-volunteer led event held by Paddle Perry, Inc. Twelve volunteers helped run the event from start to finish. Volunteers came from Lewisport, Hawesville, Cannelton, Tell City, Troy, and Ferdinand! Thirty…

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Theatre Workshop of Owensboro; Murder on the Orient Express

  All aboard for THE ORIENT EXPRESS!  Theatre Workshop of Owensboro will present the Agatha Christie classic, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS October 14 through the 23rd.  The intriguing story has thrilled readers for years, and the theater is excited to bring it to local audiences.  Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30, with two Sunday matinees at 2:00…

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OCTC Nursing Program; Deadline for Applications

Deadline for Spring Applications – October 15, 2022 Owensboro Community & Technical College’s (OCTC) Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is currently accepting applications for students that will begin the program in January 2023. The ADN program prepares graduates to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination enabling the graduate to become a Registered Nurse (RN). The deadline…

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Cross country teams battle at Lincoln Trail

  The HCHS cross country teams competed in the Lincoln Trail Invitational at Hoosier Heights Country Club Saturday. Several Hancock County athletes had career best performances. “All of our boys and six of our eight girls ran season best times,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. Izzy Ross led the varsity girls team with a 17th…

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Hornet 8th blanks Edmonson 42-0

Three Hornets players scored two touchdowns each as the Hancock County 8th grade football team won 42-0 over Edmonson County on September 20 at Brownsville. The team is now 8-0 and will host the GRVC conference championship at Schafer–Glover Field Thursday. Tyce Boling got the offensive party started with a 35-yard touchdown run in the…

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Hornet 7th wins 24-8 at Brownsville

The HCMS 7th grade football team earned a road win when they traveled to Brownsville on Sept. 20. The Hornets beat Edmonson County 24-8. Tyrone Hurley showed his speed when he broke free for a 42-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Hancock County led 8-0 after a successful conversion on a pass from Nolan…

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The University of Kentucky is home to a new center that will advance research on the medical use of cannabis. The UK Cannabis Center will conduct research on the health effects of cannabis, including its risks and benefits when used to treat certain medical conditions. Based in the College of Medicine’s Center on Drug and Alcohol Research,…

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Aces pull away in second half to win big

The Hornets and the Aces played evenly through the first two quarters before Owensboro Catholic pulled away in the second half to win 48-12 over Hancock County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets as they saw their record slip to 5-1. “We felt like we had…

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