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Fields set for city councils, school board races

The fields have been set for races for the City Councils of Hawesville and Lewisport, as well as the two Hancock County School Board seats up in the November General Election. As well, Hawesville will elect a mayor. Candidates for Hawesville mayor are incumbent Mayor Charles King and current Councilman Robbie McCormick. City Council candidates…

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McCormick files in Hawesville mayoral race

By C. Josh Givens City Councilman Robert “Rob” McCormick has filed to seek the office of mayor of Hawesville. McCormick – who was appointed to council in December 2021 – said he is seeking the office with a plan to build more community involvement and seek infrastructure grants to grow city resources. “The current administration…

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Baker first to file candidacy in county

Gary Baker was the first candidate to file candidacy papers for the May 17 primary for District 4 magistrate on Hancock Fiscal Court. Baker is a Republican. Baker filed on Nov. 3, the first day of the filing period. He is 42 years old, and said he has 22 years working for the betterment of…

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