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Bid awarded to GN; Dukes Fire Department

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, September 11th. The lowest bid, submitted by GN Excavating, was approved by the court for the construction of a new Fire Station for the Dukes Fire Department located on Happy Hollow Road in Hawesville. Low Bid Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said bids opened last week…

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Getting to Know You; Carolyn McCarty

Carolyn McCarty is another one of the many fine people in Hancock County who donates time to volunteering in the community. Over the years, she has been a Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Leader, Assistant Boy Scout Master, and helped with 4-H, to name just a few. Her daughter, Emily, achieved the Bronze Award in…

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Hancock Senior Services reopens November 15


Hancock County Senior Services Staff-Back Row L to R: Rachel Schneider-Data Entry, Darrell Forbes-Meal Driver Middle Row L to R: Carla Early-Lewisport Site Manager, Connie Duncan-Meal Driver/Workforce Development, Ken Patterson-Bus Driver, Front Row-Christine Schroader-Meal Driver, Lona Morton-Director, Linda Sanders-Meal Driver. Hancock County Senior Services will reopen to the public on Nov. 15. The centers at…

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Hancock County Homemakers recognize Thelma Robertson

The Hancock County Homemakers had their Annual Meeting last week at the Hawesville Baptist Church. Homemaker Council President, Lesa Keown, conducted the meeting. She read historical Hancock Clarion articles regarding the Homemakers from 1947 and 1967. Thelma Robertson was presented a plaque in recognition of her 75 years as a member of Hancock County Homemakers.…

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Lewisport council meeting

The Lewisport City Council held its regularly scheduled city council meeting last Thursday evening. The meeting took place at City Hall at 7 p.m., and a light agenda greeted council members. One of the more important items at the meeting concerned the termination of the lease with the Hancock County Public Library. A few months…

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Library to open in June

The Hancock County Public Library system plans to close the Lewisport branch facility on May 8, 2021 to prepare for the move to the new location across the street. The staff asks residents to return all items to the branch location by May 10. Hancock County Library Director Tina Snyder says she expects the new…

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Lewisport passes sidewalk ordinance

At the regularly scheduled Lewisport City Council meeting on April 15, 2021 the council approved Ordinance 21-2, which deals with the maintenance and repairs of sidewalks within the city limits. On a roll call vote, all council members present voted to pass the ordinance. The ordinance specifies the parties responsible for maintaining the sidewalk, and…

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Library on schedule, to complete in spring

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing disruptions, the new Hancock County Public Library Branch in Lewisport remains on schedule, with a completion date around mid-spring of this year. “Everything is moving forward at a good pace,” Hancock County Public Library Director Tina Snyder said. “I am pleased things are going so well.” Project foreman Matthew Basham…

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