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Getting to know you; Fire Chief and EMT, Troy Roberts

   Troy Roberts, Lewisport Fire Department Chief and EMT, graduated from Hancock County High School in 1991. He is the son of the late Linda Mae Morgan Roberts and John Edward Roberts.    Troy often helped his dad out at Southern States farm supply store in Hawesville and said it gave him the opportunity to also…

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Beshear announces $200,000 for Splash Park at Vastwood

Governor Andy Beshear presented a $200,000 check to Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts and Hancock County Fiscal Court Clerk Sage Young. Petrie Young at the Grant Award Announcement on Thursday, September 22 for the construction of a new splash park with a splash pad and new park restroom at Vastwood Park. Judge Roberts said that the splash…

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Cross country teams battle at Lincoln Trail

  The HCHS cross country teams competed in the Lincoln Trail Invitational at Hoosier Heights Country Club Saturday. Several Hancock County athletes had career best performances. “All of our boys and six of our eight girls ran season best times,” Hancock coach Wes Meserve said. Izzy Ross led the varsity girls team with a 17th…

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Hornet 7th wins 24-8 at Brownsville

The HCMS 7th grade football team earned a road win when they traveled to Brownsville on Sept. 20. The Hornets beat Edmonson County 24-8. Tyrone Hurley showed his speed when he broke free for a 42-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Hancock County led 8-0 after a successful conversion on a pass from Nolan…

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Aces pull away in second half to win big

The Hornets and the Aces played evenly through the first two quarters before Owensboro Catholic pulled away in the second half to win 48-12 over Hancock County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets as they saw their record slip to 5-1. “We felt like we had…

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Lewko leads golf team at All “A” state

Dec Lewko led the Hornet golf team with a round of 79 during the All “A” Classic state tournament Saturday. The 1-day event was held at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, KY. HCHS coach Danny Gray, who has taken over for the retired Dave Cowden, talked about the trip to Richmond. “We went up…

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Girls beat McLean, fall in All “A” Classic

  The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team knocked off McLean County during matches played at Calhoun last Thursday. It was a clean sweep for all three Hancock County teams on the night. The varsity team has now won three of its last four matches under coach Bailey Weikel. The varsity girls won in straight…

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Volleyball teams fall to Breck County

The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team fell at home to Breckinridge County 3-0 Thursday. The Lady Tigers won by set scores of 25-17, 25-15 and 25-17. Hancock County was competitive in ever set as they work to improve under first year head coach Bailey Weikel. “We fought hard. We get better every game,” the…

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