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Hancock County High School

School Board names members of Planning Committee

The Hancock County Board of Education monthly meeting was held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 21 at the Hancock County High School. The Eighth Grade Football team, who won the Conference Championship was recognized. This was Hancock County Middle School’s third straight Conference Championship and undefeated season they’ve had! The HCHS Cross Country team…

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Hancock County schools honor Veterans

Hancock County Schools Honor Veterans    Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11 and it’s important to know why we honor our United States Veterans on this day. On June 28, 1919 the Treaty of Versailles was signed and WWI officially ended but the fighting ended about 7 months earlier when the Allies and Germany…

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Hancock County Board of Education buys land to extend middle school

The Hancock County Board of Education monthly meeting was last Thursday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. and the details are as follows.    Land for eventual construction of new HCMS When the Board met with the Hancock County Local Planning Committee (made up of members of the community, members of the schools’ staff and parents)…

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Getting to know you; Lacey Mosby

Lacey Mosby, North Hancock Elementary’s Family Resource and Youth Services Center Coordinator, grew up in Hawesville near Vastwood Park.  She and her family spent many evenings at the park with little league and softball and enjoyed the playground and walking trail.  Lacey played volleyball, Summer League Softball and tennis. She graduated from Hancock County High…

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Getting to know you: Marsha Johnson

Marsha Johnson was born & raised in Hancock County. She grew up on a farm in Utility – a small community where everyone helped each other. They attended Union Baptist Church, which was a one-room church at the time. She and her siblings helped with raising tobacco and gardening and visited often with family, friends…

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Getting to know you; Fire Chief and EMT, Troy Roberts

   Troy Roberts, Lewisport Fire Department Chief and EMT, graduated from Hancock County High School in 1991. He is the son of the late Linda Mae Morgan Roberts and John Edward Roberts.    Troy often helped his dad out at Southern States farm supply store in Hawesville and said it gave him the opportunity to also…

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Getting to know you: Ami Hunt

  Ami Hunt was born and raised in Lewisport. She is the daughter of Keith and the late Donna Westerfield. “We were very family-oriented and involved with the community,” she said. “I guess that’s why I’ve never left. My heart’s in Lewisport.” Growing up, Ami said her community felt like a “big family”. “We always…

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Truck with big load cuts power and internet lines

On Friday, August 19 at around 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of 271 South and Hwy 60 East, an overloaded truck hauling a huge tank was heading east with an escort service, as it was over the normal width and height. It hit a communication line and broke a utility pole down near Hancock County…

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