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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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