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Hancock County Judge/Executive Chic Roberts

Quarles queried about rural Internet, solar farms

After making his opening remarks, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan F. Quarles opened the floor to questions. The topic quickly went from agriculture to the Internet. “How much longer do we have to go to get broadband here in rural Kentucky,” Randy Stroup, owner of First Class Services asked. State Representatives Suzanne Miles…

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Big Rivers donates $40,000

Earlier this year Big Rivers Electric Corporation started the process to decommission the Coleman power plant outside of Hawesville. The plant contained many valuable items, and the company decided to hold an auction for plant employees and let them purchase the items. To the company’s surprise, the auction raised $40,000. The company decided to donate…

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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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