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Deputy Aaron Emmick

Tragic freak accident saddens Hancock County citizens

Hancock County citizens were saddened to learn about the tragic accident that caused the untimely passing of Gerry Wilson. On Monday, June 12th, Hancock County Sheriff Department received a call from Gerry’s wife, Shirlene Wilson, stating that he was pinned underneath his overturned UTV. “I was first on-scene (678 Emmick Landing Road),” Deputy Aaron Emmick…

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Hancock Accident Reports

Motorcycle/Car Sideswipe Accident On 4-17 at 6:10 p.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick arrived on the scene of an accident on Fred Morris Rd, at the intersection with Hawesville Easton Rd, 12 miles south of Hawesville. He reported that Jeffrey A. Hattfield of Hawesville, was operating a 2000 red Honda CBR900 motorcycle and traveling…

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Hancock Accident Reports

    Single Vehicle Accident    On Thursday, April 13th at 3:20 p.m., a single vehicle accident occurred on KY 1847, 1 mile south of Hawesville. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick reported that Cheryl A. Wroe, of Hawesville, was traveling west on Park Road in a 2016 Ram 1500, with passenger Dennis Wroe, when the…

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Man arrested for firing warning shots

Jacob Allen McFall, 21, was arraigned on Wednesday afternoon, January 18th at the Hancock County Judicial Center and plead not-guilty to 4 charges of Wanton Endangerment in the first degree. The complaining witness was Deputy Butch Garst, Lead School Resource Officer for Hancock County Schools and SRO at HCHS/HCMS campus. McFall was charged on January…

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Hancock County Accident Reports

Overturned Vehicle – Injured taken to Owensboro Health On Tuesday, December 6th, 2022, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department was notified of an overturned vehicle off of Hwy 69 at 6:59 a.m. Sheriff Dale Bozarth arrived on the scene at 7:20 a.m. and reported that Breannah Lecroy, of Hawesville, along with passengers Chase, Liam and Emberly…

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Hancock polling locations

  The Hancock County 2022 General Election is less than 4 days away on Thursday, November 8. The no-excuse Early voting is on November 3-5. In-person voting is on Election Day, November 8. Please be aware, that because of the number of races and amendments the ballot is two-sided.     Polling Locations, Dates and…

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