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Fiscal Court approves Vastwood fountain repairs

  Court approves fountain repairs Approximately six years ago Hancock County Fiscal Court approved the installation of two lighted water fountains in Vastwood Lake in an effort to improve water quality; the court wanted to control the growth of algae in the lake, and the fountains helped by circulating and aerating the water. A company…

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Court to change Hancock’s medical billing services

Hancock County Fiscal Court recently entered into discussions with A&B Ambulance Medical Billing Services for the company to oversee the county’s ambulance billing services. As payment for its services, the company receives 12-percent of the amount collected from customers each month. The company remits all of the money collected to fiscal court, sends the court…

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Hancock Fiscal Court approves budget amendment

A light agenda greeted members of the Hancock County Fiscal Court at its June 28 meeting. It took place at 6 p.m. in the fiscal court meeting room in the county administration building. The board approved budget amendment #3, which is the ARPA funds from the Federal Government. The county received $847,073. The county had…

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4th of July Celebration at Vastwood Park Sunday

After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus, the annual Hancock County 4th of July celebration takes place this Sunday at Vastwood Park. The day’s activities include inflatables for the kids, a variety of food booths, musical acts and, of course, a fireworks show! The musical entertainment starts at 5:30 p.m. when Kentucky Shine takes…

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Vastwood Park beach opens Monday after six years

After being closed for over six years, Hancock County Fiscal Court voted last month to open the swimming area at Vastwood Park for the summer. The beach opens this coming Monday for Camp Vastwood, and is open only for the attendees of the camp the first four days. Camp Vastwood serves as a trial run…

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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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Proposed solar farm at Skillman stirs memories of KU fight

The proposed solar farm by Rolling Hills Solar LLC, a subsidiary of National Grid Renewables, in the Skillman’s Bottoms area creates some uncertainty for some county officials. With solar farms being a new industry, the county does not know how this industry affects the county. “There are a lot of questions being asked at the…

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Proposed solar farm for Hancock County

The proposed solar farm by Rolling Hills Solar LLC, a subsidiary of National Grid Renewables, in the Skillman’s Bottoms area creates some uncertainty for some county officials. With solar farms being a new industry, the county does not know how this industry affects the county. “There are a lot of questions being asked at the…

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Hancock Fiscal Court meeting

A very light agenda greeted members of the Hancock County Fiscal Court when it met in session at 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. The court approved a budget amendment, agreed to hire employees for the Hancock County Road Department and hire summer help. The county approved a budget amendment in the amount of $847,073. The money…

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