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Hancock County Fiscal Court

District 1 Magistrate Resignation announced at Fiscal Court Meeting

The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, February 12th, and it was announced that District 1 Magistrate John Garner, who was elected in 2022 and began his service in 2023, has resigned due to personal reasons. Who will fill the vacated seat and how that process will be conducted was not yet discussed.…

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There was a second reading of Ordinance 2024-01 at the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting Monday night, January 22nd. The ordinance, once passed, will regulate the minimum requirements/trainings for all volunteer members of emergency services in Hancock County. (*A full text of the ordinance is available for public inspection at the Hancock County Judge-Executive’s Office…

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County road crew ready for winter weather

The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday, January 8th, their first meeting of 2024. HC Road Dept. Supervisor Dave Tindle reported that crewmen are ready to go when cold weather really begins to ramp up this winter. “We’ve got the sand and everything in the trucks ready to go,” Tindle said. “We’ve got 2…

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Industry plays big part in Hancock County’s economy

It is a brand new year and looking back at what economic statistics reveal about Hancock County and Kentucky is just that – looking back, instead of looking forward. The focus should be on the future, and despite some negative data, the future does look bright for the county and for the state. Median Household…

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Hancock County’s motor vehicle department; reopening

The state of Kentucky will be implementing a vehicle system upgrade beginning on January 1, 2024 through January 8, 2024 with a day to day rollout for counties beginning on January 9, 2024. Hancock County’s scheduled rollout and reopening of the motor vehicle department is January 9, 2024. Please note that there will be no…

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Hancock Rescue Squad members request funding for new gear

One of the newest members of the Hancock County Rescue Squad, Mike Cartwright, spoke on behalf of all squad members at the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday morning, November 13th, asking for new gear as well as materials for remodeling one of the areas at the station into a much needed locker room…

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Spooks and goodies at Trail of Treats Tuesday night at Vastwood

    The 21st Annual Trail of Treats at Vastwood Park will be held on Tuesday, October 31st, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The time is slightly different this year from previous years, and the change was made to allow more time for families and individuals to get home from work and school, and…

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Jeffreys Cliffs tour; ATV vehicle transportation

If you or someone you know has wanted to visit the Jeffreys Cliffs but were hesitant to attempt the several mile hike back the main trail to Morgans Cave area, the Hancock County Fiscal Court and Heritage Commission are having a special day.Thursday, October 26, 2023. Between 9AM and 3PM. The area will be open…

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Concession Stand Construction at South Hancock Park Underway

  The construction is underway of a new, much-need concession stand at South Hancock Park. The Hancock County Fiscal Court approved GN Excavating’s low bid of $77,745, which includes raising the elevation, the concrete work and construction of the building. Johnson Plumbing’s bid of $14,450 was also approved, as well as Jesse Boling Electrical’s bid…

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