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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…

United Way facing shortfall after dwindling corporate donations

By Dave Taylor Despite a mostly positive outlook for the county’s industries, their charitable contributions to United Way have mostly dried up, leaving the organization struggling for ways to support programs for Hancock County’s seniors and the needy. Local industries have traditionally supported United Way with donations, but for various reasons those funds are not…

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