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50 Donors Provided Over 200 Children With Toys For Christmas

  The 2023 Santa Sacks, St. Vincent DePaul & Toys for Tots Christmas Giveaway was a huge success again this year. Volunteers worked many hours to organize everything so that Hancock County citizens could receive food, clothing and help with toys for Christmas. It was a fairly warm morning Thursday as volunteers finished getting everything…

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Youth group to perform Christmas musical

Youth group to perform Christmas musical United Youth, a combined youth group of local churches will be performing a Christmas musical on December 15th and 17th at 6pm titled Code Red, an ER Christmas at Lewsiport United Methodist Church. The musical The Code Red musical is very funny, entertaining and thought provoking. There will also…

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Holiday Hoopla at Vastwood Park – This Saturday!

Holiday Hoopla at Vastwood Park – This Saturday! On Saturday, December 9th, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., there will be a fun Holiday Hoopla event at Vastwood Park, sponsored by Hancock County Public Libraries, Hancock County Fiscal Court, Hancock County Parks Department, and the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce! Fun Events for Children Children…

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Healthy Habits – Sticky Buns

A Christmas morning favorite! And now for something completely different, a holiday favorite of mine is delicious sticky buns! After writing so many columns on the healthiest choices in foods, I would be remiss in not mentioning comfort foods like homemade sticky buns, especially for Christmas morning breakfast! I tried a new recipe this year…

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Light Up the Square in Downtown Hawesville – This Friday!

Light Up the Square in Downtown Hawesville – This Friday!   On Friday, December 8th, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Courthouse Square in Downtown Hawesville, the Light Up the Square event will be held to showcase the heart of the city! Gift Giveaway for Children Be ready to celebrate when the Hawesville…

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Lewisport Christmas in the Park

Gingerbread Houses & Family Fun! Pam Bolen-Lee, organizer of the Gingerbread House Contest at the Annual Christmas in the Park event in Lewisport on Friday, December 1st said, “I’ve always been passionate about gingerbread houses. I just think it brings families together, especially with creating awesome works of art. I love to see the families…

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Hwy 60 Returns to 4-Lanes until spring

  Yager Materials in Owensboro was contracted to widen Hwy 60 from just east of the entrance at Vastwood Park to 1957, and work started in mid-April of this year. Beginning Thursday, November 9th, traffic will return to a 4-lane and resume normal patterns until April 15th, 2024. On April 15th, Hwy 60 will go…

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What I Learned From Dying: Is This My Last Christmas?

With Christmas fast approaching I’ve been thinking about how the odds were stacked against me even being here for it. No one ever explicitly stated that I wouldn’t be here for Christmas but they made it pretty clear that I wouldn’t be around long, and that was eight months ago. And when you consider that…

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Christmas parades to be held Dec. 4

Lewisport will host “Christmas In The Park” Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. The community Christmas tree lighting will be at 6 p.m. Activities throughout the evening are mostly free, including train rides, inflatables for the kids, amusement rides, a live Nativity, a meet and greet with various fictional characters, free cookies and hot…

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