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Internet fiber cable being installed in Hancock County

Customers need to sign up for high speed internet The roll-out in Hancock County has begun. It’s been almost a year and a half since Kenergy announced the partnership with internet service provider Conexon Connect. First connections began in February in McLean County, and then moved into Daviess and Union Counties. Ervin Cable Company, contracted…

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High Speed Internet coming to Hancock County; important to sign up now

  Hancock County Chamber sponsor, Kenergy, presented details on high speed internet for the county at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Picnic, Tuesday, August 8th. Leslie Barr, Kenergy’s Communications & Public Relations Specialist, spoke along with Leslye Krampe, Business Development Manager at Conexon, to inform the audience on the progress in connecting homes and…

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Getting To Know You; Veronica Taylor

Veronica Taylor was born and raised in Lewisport. “I consider myself fortunate to have grown up on Muddy Gut Road,” she said. “Without electronics and having to figure out how to entertain myself because that’s been real helpful through life. I had a lot of fun. My mom and dad were fun people. I played…

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Getting to Know You: Kelley Richardson

By Jennifer Wimmer Kelley Richardson, Hancock County Librarian, was born and raised in Hawesville. She graduated from Hancock County High School in 1982, and studied Elementary Education at Western Kentucky University. For 19 years now, she has been working at the Hancock County Libraries. She was the Children’s Librarian for her first 10 years, and…

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Changes to trustee appointment process shakes up library supporters

In counties with a Public Library Board of Trustees – such as Hancock County – a bill passed by the Kentucky General Assembly will make it easier for county judges/executive to appoint trustees of their choosing, endangering the boards in becoming political entities. House Bill 167 had passed the General Assembly following introduction by a…

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Lewisport celebrates Library grand opening

The Lewisport Branch of the Hancock County Public Library celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting this past Saturday, June 26th.  Cutting the ribbon are library director, Tina Snyder and branch manager, Kelley Richardson.  Other dignitaries include: Mayor Chad Gregory, Judege/Executive Chic Roberts, and library board members, Mary Beth Morris, Glenda Johnson, Belinda Moffitt,…

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Are you a resident of Hancock County? Do you have a child in your residence under the age of five? Then you’re the perfect candidate for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library! To get signed up for this wonderful program, all you have to do is meet the two requirements above and fill…

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Hancock County Library updates

  New Books and DVDs *Where The Grass Is Green And The Girls Are Pretty: by Lauren     Weisberger – Fiction *The Hunting Wives by May Cobb – Fiction *Broken Rider, a Ralph Compton story by John Shirley – Fiction *”Son of the South” – DVD/Drama based on a true story *”Monster Zone” – DVD/Animated Still…

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Big Surplus Auction, May 8th

Hancock County Real Estate & Auction’s Surplus Auction on May 8th at HC Fairgrounds Hancock County Real Estate & Auction, in Hawesville on Main Street, will be holding a Surplus Auction on May 8th at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. Central Time. Kathy Gooch says that “auctions are fun,…

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