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Madden stats double-doubles in wins over Wildcats and Aces

Four Hornet players scored in double figures during a 60-44 win over Whitefield Academy in Louisville last Thursday. “This was a good win,” HCHS coach Josh Roberts said. “We got scoring from multiple guys and our defense was the catalyst.” Hancock County was warmed up and ready for action from the opening tip. Dylan Morris…

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Lady Hornets win on homecoming

The Lady Hornets took control early and cruised on to a 58-6 win over Cloverport during a varsity game played at HCHS Monday. Ella House and Ansley House got Hancock County going with four points each in the opening quarter. Alexis Gay and Carolina Jones both scored before Lily Roberts closed out the frame with…

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New JA Programs at HC Schools – Volunteers Needed!

Junior Achievement of West Kentucky is offering even more programs this year at Hancock County Schools, and you are invited to volunteer to teach! There is a shortage of volunteers which could cause students to miss out on these helpful programs in financial literacy, career & work readiness and entrepreneurship. Anyone can volunteer to teach…

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Hancock County Motion Day Docket 1/26/24

The Hancock County Motion Day docket for Friday, January 26, 2024. The Honorable Timothy R. Coleman presiding. Criminal Docket Jason Bailey, review, six charges of receiving stolen property under $10,000, a charge of burglary-second degree and a charge of theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others. The defendant’s case set for review on 11-22-24 at 10…

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Winter storm in 1994 paralyzes Hancock

Historical Feature By Sonya L. Dixon, Hancock Clarion Reporter   They say crises really pulls a community together and that is just what happened throughout Hancock County after it was covered by 16 inches of snow Sunday night in 1994. Thanks to a county-wide effort many were sheltered from the cold, while others received needed…

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Lady Hornets crush Apollo, fall at Meade

The Lady Hornets dominated from start to finish during a 61-36 win over the E-gals of Apollo on Jan. 17 at Owensboro. “This was a good team win for us,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “We’ve battled sickness and injuries all year and this week we also dealt with a lack of consistent practice time,…

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Knights win rubber match 73-65

The Owensboro Knights grabbed a big early lead then held on for the win during a back-and-forth contest at HCHS. The two teams had met twice earlier this season with each squad winning one game. The Knights defeated the Hornets 73-65 in the rubber match Tuesday. The Knights came out hot like a house on…

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Accident Reports

  2 Vehicle Collision On December 4th, 2023 at around 12:25 p.m., Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick reported that 3 miles east of the City of Lewisport, a 2014 Toyota Tundra pickup truck driven by Roger G. Howard, of Utica, pulled from the center crossing lane into the path of oncoming west bound traffic…

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Fiscal Court

There was a second reading of Ordinance 2024-01 at the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting Monday night, January 22nd. The ordinance, once passed, will regulate the minimum requirements/trainings for all volunteer members of emergency services in Hancock County. (*A full text of the ordinance is available for public inspection at the Hancock County Judge-Executive’s Office…

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Richard Laslie

Richard Allan “Rick” Lasley passed away at the age of 55 on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Louisville, KY on June 17, 1968 to Anthony & Sheila Lasley. He is survived by his wife, Angela Camp Lasley; his children Todd Lasley of Seattle, WA; Troy…

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