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Gary Nugent owner of GN Excavating

Bid awarded to GN; Dukes Fire Department

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, September 11th. The lowest bid, submitted by GN Excavating, was approved by the court for the construction of a new Fire Station for the Dukes Fire Department located on Happy Hollow Road in Hawesville. Low Bid Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said bids opened last week…

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Hancock County Fiscal Court; new road grader, county improvements

Hancock County Fiscal Court addressed replacing an old grader making it difficult for road crewmen to complete grading work in the county. The meeting was held on Monday, August 14th at 9 a.m. Road Dept. Report Dave Tindle, Supervisor of the Hancock County Road Department said the mowing work they’ve contracted out (due to 2…

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Work begins at first Rickhouse in Lewisport, Kentucky

The tenth oldest distillery in the state of Kentucky, Green River Distilleries in Owensboro, made a proposal in late 2022 to build warehouses (rickhouses) in Lewisport. A conditional use permit was approved and the expansion of their facilities and rickhouses has begun on the old Dal-Tile Plant site. There is a possibility of construction of…

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