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Hancock County Fiscal Court

Farmers concerned over new regulations for brooder houses

The first draft of an ordinance setting rules for poultry houses in the county was discussed at the Hancock County Fiscal Court Meeting on Monday evening, July 24th. Local farmers attended to voice their concerns and ideas. The goal of the fiscal court with the eventual passing of Ordinance 2023-03, after listening to farmers and…

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Occupational tax showing increase compared to 2022; help needed at Lewisport rickhouse

  At the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday, July 10th, it was voiced that there has been a substantial increase in occupational taxes, compared to this time last year. Occupational Tax The year-to-date, total occupational tax collected is $6,032,260.50. Last year’s year-to-date total was $5,424,059.38. “That’s up from last year by $500,000-$600,000,” Judge-Executive…

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Independence Day Celebration at Vastwood Park; TUESDAY, July 4th

The Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration at Vastwood Park will be on Tuesday, July 4th. The fireworks display will begin at 9:00 p.m. and will be provided by the company Pyro Shows. The event is sponsored by Hancock County Fiscal Court. Music From 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., the Tailgate Band will be performing…

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Fiscal Court Applies for Grant for Additional Playground Equipment at Vastwood

  A special-called Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting was held on Thursday morning, May 25th. A public hearing was held for any questions or comments concerning a project of adding new multi-sensory playground equipment at Vastwood Park’s main playground. Hancock County Fiscal Court Clerk & Judge/Executive Assistant Sage Petrie said the total amount for the…

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Primary Tuesday will decide who will challenge Gov. Beshear

Voting in Kentucky’s 2023 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 16th, from 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. KY utilizes a closed primary process, by which your selection is limited to your registered party (R or D only). Hancock County Fiscal Court approved the purchase of 12 new electronic poll books in February, which placed them…

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