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Highlights of 2023

January State of the County The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday morning, January 10th, 2023 at the Lewisport Library – a Chamber Breakfast and State of the County meeting. Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts, Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory and newly elected Hawesville Mayor Rob McCormick spoke about their…

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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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New Playground Approved for North Hancock Elementary

The Hancock County Board of Education met on Thursday evening, December 15th. Along with the approval of the final drawings for the new track and football field on the HCMS/HCHS campus, the purchase of a new playground was approved for North Hancock Elementary in 2023. NHES New Playground North Hancock Elementary School’s fundraisers for the…

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Sandy Hendry memorialized for volunteer work at fairgrounds

By C. Josh Givens The Hawesville Lion’s Club has memorialized the contributions of longtime Lion Sandy Hendry and his dedication to the Hancock County Fairgrounds with cooperation from Gary Nugent and his GN Excavating crew. The front exhibition hall at the fairgrounds has been renovated, with the asphalt removed and replaced with concrete. New ceiling…

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