Area News

Roberts strikes out 17 in All “A” tourney

Lily Roberts struck out 17 batters and Lauren Proctor had three hits when the Lady Hornets won 11-1 over McLean County in a semifinal game of the All “A” Classic regional tournament.  The game was played at Edmonson County Monday. Hancock County will play Owensboro Catholic in the championship game at Brownsville Thursday at 6:00…

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Ross second in mile at Apollo track meet

The HCHS track & field teams competed in a prestigious 7-team meet at Apollo High School in Owensboro Tuesday. Isabella “Izzy” Ross placed second in the girls mile run in a time of six minutes, 20 seconds. She lost to Ahmira Pickett of Apollo by a fraction of a second. Ross was gaining at the…

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Hancock County Republican Party Meeting April 20

The Hancock County Republican Party is proud to host Josh Calloway, State Representative for Hancock County, at their April Meeting. Representative Calloway will report on past legislative session and upcoming legislative session. All Hancock County Citizens are invited to attend. Masks and Social Distancing will be enforced. The Meeting is Tuesday, April 20 at 6…

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OCTC’s FAST PATH Nursing

OWENSBORO, KY (04/13/2021) Owensboro Community & Technical College and regional high schools have partnered to allow students who know they want a career in nursing the option to utilize this “fast path” so they can enter the OCTC’s nursing program directly after graduation. Fast Path Nursing is structured for high school students looking to get…

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Hancock District Court Docket, Wednesday 2021

  The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, April 7, 2021. The Honorable John McCarty presiding. Probate Court The estate of Michael Dennis Keown, case scheduled for probate hearing. Order signed probating will and dispensing the estate. The estate of Jeanette Ann Powers, the case scheduled for settlement. Order signed accepting informal final…

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Accidents

Slick road causes wreck An Owensboro woman escaped injury when her car slid off the road on state Route 69, two miles south of Hawesville. The accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. on April 8. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Aaron Emmick filed the accident report. Selena S. Dame told Emmick that as she drove north…

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Dixon steals home in eighth to beat Owensboro 10-9

It was a back-and-forth battle when the Hornets and Red Devils played to extra innings here last Thursday. Hancock County claimed the victory over Owensboro when Cole Dixon stole home to win the game (10-9) in the eighth inning. OHS plated a run in the first inning then Dixon foreshadowed what was to come later…

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Staples smacks walk-off single

Ella Staples delivered a walk-off base hit and the Lady Hornets won 10-9 over Muhlenberg County at Vastwood Park Tuesday. Hancock County improved its season record to 4-2 with the win. Lily Roberts tied the score at 1-1 when she led off the second inning with a home run. The Lady Mustangs regained the lead…

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Hancock District Court Docket, March 31, 2021

The Hancock County District Court Arraignment Docket for Wednesday, March 31, 2021. The Honorable JB Hines presiding. Probate Court The estate of Roger Curtis Basinger, case scheduled for probate hearing. Order signed. The estate of Wanda Faye Brown, case scheduled for probate hearing. Written oath administered, bond set and order signed. Civil Court Portfolio Recovery…

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