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Architect Drawings Set the Stage for New Veterans Memorial

RICHMOND, Ky. (Feb. 7, 2023) — With the now-completed renovation project in Powell Plaza on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), plans are set in motion to further invest in the EKU Veterans Memorial. Previously located in Powell Plaza, the new memorial will be constructed in the Carloftis Garden, providing a larger space for quiet reflection…

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Getting To Know You: Ashley Walls, CEO Labor Management Federal Credit Union

Ashley Walls, the new CEO for Labor Management Federal Credit Union, is a lifelong resident of Lewisport. “It’s a strong community,” she said. “The way that everyone pulls together when someone’s in need; you don’t find that in big cities. When there’s tragedy or triumph, the community rallies together for people and that is what…

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From triplets to “The Wilson Twelve”

You may remember the front page story in The Clarion written by the late Sam Roberts about the birth of Hancock County native, Shannon Vandgrift’s, triplets in 1995. He wrote their birth at Owensboro-Daviess County Hospital on Sunday, July 23rd, 1995, “may well have contributed to local history.” We reached out to Shannon, 46 now,…

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HCHS Marching Band Wins at 2022 KMEA Championship Competition

  Hancock County High School Marching Band competed on Saturday morning, October 29 at the Semi-Finals at Bryant Station High School in Lexington.  The band won Second Place which gave them the opportunity to move on to the State Championship Competition that same evening at Eastern Kentucky University. They competed Saturday evening and won Second…

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HCHS Marching Band compete in Semi-Finals Saturday; chance to go-to-state

The Hancock County High School Marching Band competed last Saturday, October 22 at the Regional Competition for all Class A marching bands on the west side of the state. The competition was at Warren East High School. This coming Saturday morning, October 29 they will compete in the Semi-Finals at Bryant Station High School and…

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HCHS Marching Band Wins First Place

Hancock County High School Marching Band has been racking up the winnings over the last couple of weeks. Their last competition “The Dragon Classic” was Saturday, October 1 at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green and they won First Place in their class and Best Overall Color Guard! They had two competitions on the…

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