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County road crew ready for winter weather

The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday, January 8th, their first meeting of 2024. HC Road Dept. Supervisor Dave Tindle reported that crewmen are ready to go when cold weather really begins to ramp up this winter. “We’ve got the sand and everything in the trucks ready to go,” Tindle said. “We’ve got 2…

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Two County Tractors Destroyed in Fire

  Last week, the Hancock County Road Department lost 2 John Deere tractors to fire – a 2012 & 2014 model. The cause of the fire is unknown. Judge/Executive Johnny W. Roberts, Jr. explained that, “Our road department had finished mowing for the day and they were at the intersection of Yeakel and Quisenberry Road.…

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Severe Storm – Power Outages, School Closings in Hancock County

  A massive storm system traveled across Western Kentucky on Friday, March 3rd causing a reported 351,000 customers to lose power. Hancock County Schools were closed on Friday and again on Monday, March 6th. Hancock County Emergency Management Agency, all of the county fire departments, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and Road Department workers have…

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Ice storm expected to impact state and local region

Hancock County government was busy Wednesday preparing for an ice storm warning issued by the National Weather Service for areas across Kentucky by the Paducah and Louisville offices. Judge/Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said Wednesday emergency management and Road Department officials were following the forecast closely, and attempting to prepare the best they could “It is…

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