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County buying Catholic school property; will house help office, food pantry

By Dave Taylor The pending sale of the former Immaculate Conception school buildings to the county marks a new beginning for the unused structures, but it will also close the chapter on a story that saw generations pass through the doors seeking a better education. Hancock County Fiscal Court will be buying the former school…

Jack, Chad and Charlie give state of county/cities at chamber meet

By Ralph Dickerson The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce held its annual State of breakfast meeting this past Tuesday morning at the Hancock County Career Center, and Hancock County Judge/Executive Jack McCaslin and mayors Charles King of Hawesville and Chad Gregory of Lewisport each gave a State of report on their respective governmental bodies. See…

Court debates changes to dangerous intersection

By Dave Taylor The fate of a problematic intersection is still undecided after discussion during the fiscal court meeting Monday, where the debate was under the watchful eyes of the Hancock County Middle School student council, who came to watch the proceedings. Student delegates from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades attended the meeting to…

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