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Three engine Falcon 900 EX jet; lands at Hancock County Airport

  This large Falcon 900 EX jet with three engines landed at the Hancock County Airport this week on business. The airport extended its runway to 5,000 feet to accommodate larger jets wanting to land here instead of going to a larger airport. The Hancock County Airport also provides jet fuel. See tanks in background.…

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Southwire announces acquisition of Novinium

  “We are very excited about the acquisition of Novinium at Southwire. Novinium’s cable rejuvenation system which extends the life of underground cables is an amazing value proposition for our existing and prospective customers whom we aim to serve,” said Thomas Courtney, vice president of Services. “This acquisition reaffirms Southwire’s leadership in the cable industry…

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Hancock County Fiscal approves four-way stop at airport entrance

The intersection of Lee Henderson Road and Airport Road near Lewisport will become a four-way stop following approval by Hancock County Fiscal Court. Judge-Executive Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts, Jr., said the roads have become very busy recently with construction and industry traffic in the area. The hope is the four-way stop will slow down traffic…

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Florida Pilot’s unexpected stop at Hancock County Airport

Lisa Heidinger flew her 1946 Vintage Aircoupe single engine airplane to the EAA AirVenture convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin from her home in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The event was July 22nd-31st. On her way back home, she got caught in some weather and ended up having to make an unscheduled stop at Hancock County Airport.

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Fiscal Court questions airport insurance

At Monday morning’s Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates questioned why the county pays the insurance premium for the fuel tanks at the Hancock County Airport. The yearly premium totals $3,733 each year for three years. “I just have some questions about it to start with,” Magistrate LT Newton said. “The airport was supposed to…

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Hancock County Airport finishing extended runway

Crews from Casey Electric out of Tell City, Ind. continue to work on installing new LED lighting at the Hancock County Airport. Because of the recent 1,000-foot addition to the runway, the airport needed to install the new LED lighting due to a mandate from the Federal Aviation Administration that new airport runways or extensions…

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