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Healthy Habits: Influence

  Because we are always influenced by something, ask yourself these 3 questions: 1. What/who is influencing me on a daily basis? 2. How am I influencing others? 3. How am I influencing myself? If you’ve been reading this column for awhile, you know I don’t always talk about healthy diet or exercise because a…

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Evan Tate Worries the Loss Of Farm Land to Solar Panels

The Annual Hancock County Farm City and Agriculture Awards Dinner was held at the Hawesville Baptist Church Life Center on Monday, February 19th, and sponsored by the HC Chamber of Commerce, with HCHS Future Farmers of America students attending and serving the beverages to the crowd of over 287 people this year. Agriculture Person of…

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Hawesville police chief investigating rash of break-ins

There is an open investigation into the robberies in downtown Hawesville that occurred recently. Hawesville Chief of Police Cody Axton said, “We’re looking for 3 males that broke into a couple of places in downtown Hawesville from Harrison Street, Center Way and the Jennings Street apartments (Riverhill Apartments). There has been an abundance of support…

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Hornets fall to Eagles

Ohio County’s Elijah Decker hit a “3” at the buzzer to end the first quarter and the Eagles went on to defeat Hancock County by a final score of 63-47 in the final home game of the season at HCHS. The Eagles got 3’s from Decker and Alex Quisenberry during the opening minutes before Deckers…

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Lady Hornets crush Ohio and Webster in final home games

Hancock County dominated the action during the girl’s final home game of the season at HCHS when they knocked off Ohio County 57-35 Tuesday. Ella House scored twice in the opening quarter and Lily Roberts knocked down a 3-point basket to help the Lady Hornets to a 9-7 advantage. House and Sophia Newby carried to…

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Hancock 5th grade takes runner-up at Greenville

The Hancock County Hornets 5th grade team placed runner-up in the Herd Classic basketball tournament held at Greenville this past weekend. The Hornets defeated the #1 seed Illinois Crush 42-37 in a semifinal game. “This was one of the best games I’ve ever been a part of. It was a true underdog moment,” coach Nathan…

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District Court Docket 2/6/24

The Hancock County District Court docket for Tuesday, February 6, 2024. The Honorable Greg Vincent presiding. Probate The estate of Margie L. Jones, review. Parties failed to appear; case dismissed. The estate of Edith Darlene Edge, probate hearing, order signed. The estate of Tommy Joe Meserve, probate hearing, order signed. The estate of Karl Austin…

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Public input stressed at Hawesville Town Hall meeting March 4th

The Hawesville City Council met on Tuesday, February 13th, and Hawesville City Controller Jake Powers is encouraging everyone in the community to please attend the Town Hall Meeting on Monday, March 4th at the Hawesville Methodist Church Hall at 6 p.m. A large public attendance at this meeting is one of the KEY points that…

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