Area News

Jury Activity Suspended

Per Chief Justice John D. Minton, ALL jury activity in the Commonwealth is suspended till 4-1-2021, due to COVID. The Jury Orientation scheduled for 2-1-21 has been cancelled and will be completed at a later date. Any Hancock County Jurors that have questions, please call us at 270-927-8144 between 9-3pm each day.  

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Senator Matt Castlen’s Legislative Update

This is a time to take a breath and remember how fortunate we are to live in America. Despite the challenges we face, this is the greatest nation on Earth. A republic. A shining city on the hill that shines as a beacon of hope for the world. Truly, the founding of our republic set…

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Pandemic shows the picture of health in America is not so rosy

For end-of-the-year columns, it’s customary to recap the events of the past 12 months, usually highlighting a mix of the good and the bad. Because this year has been dominated by health, in particular Covid-19, and my beat is health, it seems fitting to reflect on where we are. Where we are is not good.…

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Hancock Accidents

Accident at 110 Main Street A car backed into another car at 110 Main Street in Hawesville. The house at this location is subdivided into apartments, with several different tenants sharing parking spaces by the dwelling. The accident happened on January 6 at roughly 5 p.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick filed the accident…

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Defense propels girls to comeback victory in All “A” semifinals

If ‘the best defense is a good offense’ is true then the opposite can also be true. The Lady Hornets varsity proved that when their pressure “D” allowed them to take a come-from-behind victory over McLean County in the All “A” regional on Tuesday at the Sportscenter in Owensboro. …See full story in The Hancock…

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3RSN seeing higher streaming numbers during lockdowns

With COVID-19 restrictions turning meetings into video conferences, office work into working from home and students into home learners, now is the time to shine for the Third Region Sports Network, the 10-year-old online streaming service run by five local men that allows viewers to watch live games from the comfort of YouTube. The network,…

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