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HCHS Agricultural Communications Class interviews community businesses/farmers

  Hancock County High School Technical Education (CTE) Teacher, Josh Smith, is engaging his Agricultural Communications Class in a project that puts them in direct communication with different business owners and farmers throughout the county. His plan is to have the students interview two per month.  The interviews will be published in the Hancock Clarion…

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Theatre Workshop of Owensboro needs actors; auditions for classic American drama

Theatre Workshop of Owensboro needs actors!  They are having AUDITIONS for a play February 5th and 6th.  The classic American drama, COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA has roles for men and women, young and middle aged.  AUDITIONS will be Sunday, Feb. 5 at 2:00 pm, and Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:00 pm.  They will be at THE EMPRESS THEATER, 418 Frederica. COME BACK,…

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Hancock County Middle School; places first in multiple academics for KAAC Governor’s Cup

  On January 10 & 14, 2023 Hancock County Middle School participated in the KAAC Governor’s Cup. Governor’s Cup (Kentucky’s Premiere Academic Competition) encourages depth and breadth of academic knowledge, cultural literacy, teamwork, leadership, creativity, risk assessment, and critical thinking, and provides the fun that comes with being part of a team. Hancock County Middle…

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Public Service Announcement

Plan ahead. Be prepared. Take Action – A Helpful Reminder An anonymous public service message from a concerned citizen in Hancock County: Who do you trust to advocate for you and carry out your wishes in the event of an accident, illness or an unexpected turn of events? Please prepare NOW and provide trusted members…

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Three engine Falcon 900 EX jet; lands at Hancock County Airport

  This large Falcon 900 EX jet with three engines landed at the Hancock County Airport this week on business. The airport extended its runway to 5,000 feet to accommodate larger jets wanting to land here instead of going to a larger airport. The Hancock County Airport also provides jet fuel. See tanks in background.…

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Annual Farm City Dinner – Tickets NOW ON SALE

Annual Farm City Dinner  The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Annual Farm City and Ag Awards Dinner on Monday, February 20th at the Hawesville Baptist Church Life Center at 6:00 p.m. Please get your tickets NOW so they can better know how many plan to come! Tickets are $5 and will be…

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Kenergy/Conexon Connect; Close the Digital Divide

As announced in early August of 2022, in an effort to “Close the Digital Divide” Kenergy partnered with Conexon Connect to provide homes and businesses in 14 rural Kentucky Counties, including Hancock, with fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network broadband (high speed) internet. The infrastructure is currently being put into place and it’s time to sign-up if you’re…

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Lady Hornets beat Trigg, fall by one at OHS

        Bailey Poole scored 18 points and Emma Morris hit four 3’s during a 47-26 win for the Lady Hornets over Trigg County Saturday at HCHS.  The contest was the last of four games played in the House Insurance Coaches vs. Cancer Shootout. Poole got rolling early as the senior point guard scored seven…

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Hornets beat Raiders 64-53

  The Hornets showed signs of what they’re capable of when they defeated Whitesville Trinity by a final score of 64-53 at HCHS Monday. Trinity had recent wins over two teams the Hornets had fallen to, but Hancock County was the better team on this night. Kaleb Keown and Devyn Powers both connected from 3-point…

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Kentucky gov supports lawsuit challenging charter school law

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) _ Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday he supports a lawsuit aimed at blocking a school choice law giving charter schools a foothold in the state and supplying them with a funding stream. The Democratic governor aligned himself with public education advocates who contend that the measure should be struck down.…

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