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HCHS Engineering students projects to compete at Murray State University

Hancock County High School Engineering Teacher Lisa Banta and her students are traveling to Murray State University this week to compete in the Annual E-Day Competition. Her students have been busy crafting 3 kayaks that they will be racing, as well as CO2 cars, and also electric guitars! “The Technology Student Association is the club…

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Darrell Daniels

  Darrell Brown Daniels, 76, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2024, under the care of Hospice of W. Kentucky. The Hancock County native was born May 31, 1947, to the late Brown Daniels and Rachel Voyles Daniels. Darrell attended Hancock County High School and received his HVAC training at Kentucky Tech Vocational School.…

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Allen Kennedy

On February 11, 2024, Allen Eugene Kennedy, Sr., completed his journey on earth filled with service and faith; his was the epitome of a life well lived.  Allen passed away at the age of 76, after a courageous battle with cancer. Allen, a lifelong resident of Hancock County, was born on May 22, 1947, to…

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Getting to Know You

An Awesome School Environment Hancock County High School Family and Consumer Science Teacher Heather DeJarnette is in her seventh year at HCHS. She teaches culinary arts, child development, and food and nutrition classes. “I think that we have an awesome school environment at HCHS,” Heather said. “Everyone gets along and we are all focused on…

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School Board recognizes Track State Qualifiers and All-State Chorus

HCHS Students Going to State HCHS students Hayden Emmick, Baylee Estes and Rylann Kessans were recognized and congratulated for their stellar accomplishment of making KY All-State Chorus at the Hancock County Board of Edcation meeting Thursday evening, December 14th. (See November 23rd edition of the Clarion for feature on HCHS All-State Chorus students.) The Hornet…

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Pharmacist Adria Eubanks speaks to chamber members

Chamber of Commerce Breakfast   The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast was held on Tuesday morning, December 12th, at the Hancock County Career Center. Breakfast was provided by the Hancock County High School Culinary Arts Class and Riverview Restaurant. Poole’s Pharmacy Care provided the speaker. Pam’s Traveling Friends, Los Amigos and Patio Foods were…

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Getting to know you; Bruce Pryor, Jr.

  Bruce Pryor, Jr., from Hawesville, known affectionately as “Brucie” to his family and friends, just celebrated his 44th birthday on Monday. Bruce is an amazing and inspiring person for all who are blessed to know this man. Since age 21, he has chosen to live as independently as possible despite the challenges of cerebral…

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Hancock County Schools continuing to excel in state accountability scores

Hancock County Public Schools continues its tradition of excellence with the 2022-2023 state accountability assessments. Hancock County High School holds their rank having one of the top 30 district high school index scores in the state out of 172 school districts with their overall achievement index scores. Over 70 percent of all HCPS schools’ accountability…

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2023 Veterans Day Events at Hancock Schools

There will be several assemblies at Hancock County Schools to honor our Veterans and their families on Friday, November 10th, as well as a Veterans Day Celebration hosted by Hancock County VFW Post 5186 on Saturday, November 11th, at the Hawesville Baptist Church New Life Center Fellowship Hall. SHES Veterans Day Breakfast The Annual Veterans…

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Dan Gooch inducted into HCHS Hall of Fame

Dan “Danny” Gooch was inducted into the HCHS Hall of Fame during a ceremony at halftime of the Hornets’ football game Friday. The great football player/athlete was presented a plaque to commemorate the occasion by former Hornet football coach, Jerry Griffin. Two of Gooch’s teammates, Joe Kreisle and Kevin Linn, joined in the presentation. In…

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