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B-ball girls beat Breck County 37-17

Three girls scored in double figures and the HCMS 8th grade basketball team won 37-17 over Breckinridge County Tuesday at Harned. Jordyn Waltrip was hot from the foul line in the first quarter, hitting 4 of 4 shots and scoring six points to lead Hancock County to a 10-2 advantage. Ansley House led the way…

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Volleyball team battles tough in district tourney

  The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team saw their season come to an end when they fell to Breckinridge County in the 11th District tournament played at Cloverport Monday. Hancock County completed the season with a record of 8-22. The Lady Hornets came out ready to play under the direction of coach Bailey Weikel.…

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Famous Holt Home Annual Community Day; September 25th

14h Annual Holt Home Community Day; a showplace of Breckinridge County American Treasures empower people to save them! With perseverance, and developing partnerships, the heart of this important effort is Holt’s own community has saved a national treasure. On September 25 from 9:00-a.m. 2:00 p.m. CDT you are invited by the Friends of the Holt…

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James “Jim” Fuller

James “Jim” Fuller , 62, of Bardstown, Kentucky passed away Tuesday June 7, 2022 at his residence in Bardstown with his family by his side. James was born November 5, 1959 in Breckinridge, County to the late Joseph Harold, and Ruby Clarine Smith Fuller. In life James occupation was at Spalding & Fuller tool and…

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Robert (Bert) Ames Ell

Robert (Bert) Ames Ell, 79, of Cloverport passed away Monday, May 2, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born December 5, 1942 in Schenectady, NY to the late Lou and Betty Ell. He retired from Commonwealth Aluminum in 2006 after 30 years of service. His family lost…

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Hurst homers in win over Breck

Adi Hurst belted a home run and Lily Roberts pitched a shutout to lead the Lady Hornets to a 1-0 win over Breckinridge County in a district game at Vastwood Park on April 20. Hurst came to the plate with one out in the bottom of the second inning. The senior connected on an 0-2…

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Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader

Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader during district games played at Hardinsburg Friday. Game 2 In game 2 the Hornets allowed zero hits during a 4-1 win for HCHS over the Tigers. Jordan Payne and Logan Willis pitched a combined no-hitter. Breck County took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Hornets…

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Smith Holler Distillery serving up Breck County’s own ‘shine

Bill Smith is proud to point out Smith Holler Distillery in Cloverport produces the first “legal liquor” in Breckinridge County since Prohibition. It even says so on the Mason jar label for “Smitty’s Shine.” Until the ratification of the Volstead Act and its activation in 1920, Kentucky was dotted with hundreds of distilleries. With implementation…

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Barbara Sue Coomes

Barbara Sue Coomes, 75, of Louisville KY, passed away on 03/01/2022 in Breckinridge County where she resided with her son James E. Coomes and daughter in law Janie A. Coomes. Barbara, passed away peacefully with her son & daughter in law by her side. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary…

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Jerry Blair

Jerry Blair age 75 passed away Thursday, February 25th, 2022.  He was born July 17th, 1947, to the late Everett Franklin Blair and Mary Katherine Blair.  Jerry enjoyed watching TV and looking at books. Jerry was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Everett “Pete,” Samuel Eugene Blair “Tom” and Richard Blair; sister, Mary Lagadinos.…

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