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Fiscal Court Approves Culvert Repair at Windward Heights

    The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday evening, February 26th, and the approval was made to use some of the rural secondary dollars for 5 tiles to repair a culvert that joins 271 at Windward Heights, as the installation and settling of those tiles is a priority. There are many rural secondary…

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Dollar General to put new DG Market in Lewisport

  Lewisport’s Dollar General, currently located at 8175 US Hwy 60W, will be moving across the highway to where the old Shell Station building was. According to what a Clarion reporter was told, a larger Dollar General Market Store will soon be opened there. “DG Markets” have a supermarket, including fresh produce, frozen, refrigerated, and…

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School Board hears presentation by NHES Principal Moore

The Hancock County Board of Education met on the evening of Thursday, February 22nd and recognized the Hancock County Middle School Quick Recall Team, who qualified for the State Competition. Congrats HCMS Academic Team Students! SRO Recognition The new School Resource Officer (SRO) was also recognized and introduced to the board members. John Garner, former…

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Healthy Habits: Influence

  Because we are always influenced by something, ask yourself these 3 questions: 1. What/who is influencing me on a daily basis? 2. How am I influencing others? 3. How am I influencing myself? If you’ve been reading this column for awhile, you know I don’t always talk about healthy diet or exercise because a…

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Evan Tate Worries the Loss Of Farm Land to Solar Panels

The Annual Hancock County Farm City and Agriculture Awards Dinner was held at the Hawesville Baptist Church Life Center on Monday, February 19th, and sponsored by the HC Chamber of Commerce, with HCHS Future Farmers of America students attending and serving the beverages to the crowd of over 287 people this year. Agriculture Person of…

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HCHS Engineering students projects to compete at Murray State University

Hancock County High School Engineering Teacher Lisa Banta and her students are traveling to Murray State University this week to compete in the Annual E-Day Competition. Her students have been busy crafting 3 kayaks that they will be racing, as well as CO2 cars, and also electric guitars! “The Technology Student Association is the club…

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