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Hancock County Teachers explain school programs

    Hancock County High School Principal Ginger Estes and HCHS Teachers Lori Roberts and Greg Tate spoke at the HC Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on Tuesday, September 12th at the Career Center. Estes said if anyone in the county has ideas about apprenticeships and internships for HCHS students to call or email her. “We’ll…

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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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Rickhouse starting on #2; #1 filling up

Lewisport’s First completed Rickhouse is Being Filled with Barrels for Aging Whiskey-aging, charred white oak barrels are currently being loaded into the first completed rickhouse at the 78-acre Lewisport site. David Carroll, Director of Operations at Green River Distillery, says it should be filled to capacity with 58,800 barrels by November of this year. After…

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Hancock Accident Reports

  Hancock Sheriff Deputies busy working several accidents Single Vehicle Accident    On Saturday, June 3rd at 10:55 a.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy B.J. Burton arrived on the scene of a single vehicle accident, 14 miles south of Pellville and reported that Kyle A. Logsdon, of Hawesville, was driving his 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck…

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Bids Approved for New Track & Football Field at HCMS/HCHS

At the Hancock County Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 21st, Jeanie Cannon from RBS Design Group Architecture in Owensboro presented the bid tabulation for the 2 bids that were turned in for the construction of a new artificial turf football field and new rubberized track on the HCMS/HCHS campus. The approximate budget…

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Fiscal Court response to proposed construction of landfill

RESPONSE TO COMMENTS  10/03/2022 Hancock County Fiscal Court received a request letter on July 25, 2022 from GN Excavating that proposed the construction of a Contained Landfill on their property located on Poplar Grove Road. Pursuant to KRS 224.40, Hancock County was required to notify the public, hold a comment period and hearing, and to…

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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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