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Hancock Schools bus involved in traffic collision

The following collision reports have been released by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department: On Monday, April 11, around 3:20 p.m., a Hancock County Schools bus was travelling westbound on U.S. 60 when it left the roadway in a narrow portion of the split highway near the Byron Emmick farm and Pleasant View Road. Sheriff Dale…

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Donavon Elmendorf dies in tragic accident

Last Wednesday afternoon Lewisport resident Donavon Elmendorf died when his east bound 2002 Buick Century crossed the center line on state Route 1389 below Hawesville and slammed head-on into a Hancock County Public Schools’ bus traveling west. At the time five students, a bus monitor and the driver were on the bus. None of the…

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Hancock County schools; first day big success

Hancock County Public Schools started Monday, and by all accounts the first day of school went exceptionally well. Superintendent Asberry and each school official said the day went smoothly. “It exceeded my expectations,” Asberry said. “We try to do all the planning over the summer to make things go smoothly, and the plan came together.”…

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