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Farewell Hancock County

Farewell Hancock County, I am going to miss you. For those of you who have not heard, I am resigning my position at the Hancock Clarion and moving to Minnesota to be near my sister. She is the only immediate family I have left in the world, and I want to be by my family.…

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Hancock County School Board lowers tax

At last Thursday’s Hancock County School Board meeting, the board decided to lower the tax on real and personal property. The board reduced the tax rate one cent per $100 of assessed valuation on real and personal property. The motor vehicle and utility tax rates remain unchanged. “We wanted to keep the taxes down for…

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Masks required in Hancock schools

Schools start in Hancock County on Monday, August 23, and the question on everyone’s mind is whether or not students need to wear masks. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear answered this question earlier this month when he mandated masks in schools for 30 days, starting on August 10. “Masks are required inside the schools,” new Hancock…

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Hancock School Board discusses custodial pay

School Board discusses custodial pay A light agenda greeted members of the Hancock County Board of Education when it met in session on Thursday, July 22 for its regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting took place at the Central Offices at 5:30 p.m. Hancock County High School Principal Ginger Estes approached the school board about increasing…

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New Track and Field at HCHS requested

Several people associated with Hancock County Track and Field appeared before the Hancock County Board of Education’s regular meeting on June 24, held at Hancock County High School. Former track members Hailie Lamar, Kenzie Severs and Tanner Dewitt, former track coach Wes Meserve and current track coach Chris Hawkins spoke to the board about the…

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Hancock school board approved insurance bid

A small agenda greeted members of the Hancock County Board of Education at its board meeting on June 24. The board awarded its insurance to EM Ford and Company out of Owensboro. The premium totaled $188,517. Custodial bid The board approved the low bids on the various items that comprised the custodial bid. Superintendent Kyle…

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Hancock County selects new superintendent

The Hancock County Board of Education named current Ohio County High School Principal Robert “Robby” Asberry as the new superintendent of Hancock County Schools.  He succeeds Kyle Estes whom announced his resignation earlier this year. Asberry’s contract runs through June 30, 2025. “It is a huge honor being named the Superintendent of Hancock County Schools,”…

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Board approves budget, bids and SB-128 applications

The Hancock County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting in the Commons Area of Hancock County High School last Thursday, May 27. The meeting started at 5:30 p.m., and a light agenda greeted members of the board. The main items included approving a tentative $14,237,000 budget for school year 2021-2022, a couple…

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Hancock County, upcoming events,

Thursday, May 27, 2021 • Hancock County Board of Education meeting, Hancock County High School Commons Area, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2021 • Hawesville City Council Meeting, City Hall, 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2021 • Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting, third floor county    administration building fiscal court meeting room, 9 a.m. Thursday, June…

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Big Surplus Auction, May 8th

Hancock County Real Estate & Auction’s Surplus Auction on May 8th at HC Fairgrounds Hancock County Real Estate & Auction, in Hawesville on Main Street, will be holding a Surplus Auction on May 8th at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Central Time. Kathy Gooch says that “auctions are fun,…

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