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Magazine features Chappell’s record deer

By Dave Taylor Growing up in Lewisport, a young Ross Chappell spent each deer season hunting with his dad, Mark, and the elder Chappell often challenged his son to try to beat the big buck he’d shot in 1979. Last year Ross did just that, eclipsing his dad and bringing home the biggest typical bow…

Experimental asphalt laid in Vastwood; uses recycled tires

By Dave Taylor Hancock County is taking part in a state experiment to find out if asphalt made from old tires might be the future of paving. The county received about $78,000 in the form of a Rubber-Modified Asphalt Grant from the state, which has been used to pave half of Vastwood Park with crumb…

Researchers: Bigfoot is here

  By Dave Taylor Bigfoot, if it exists, is in Hancock County. And yes, it exists. At least that’s what Bigfoot researchers told a standing room only crowd at the Hancock County Library last month, where they presented a litany of evidence, both scientific and anecdotal, that they said proves its existence. Charlie Raymond, founder…

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