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HCHS Principal Ginger Estes Outlines Goals for new school year

  The 2023/2024 school year began for students in the county last week, and Hancock County High School Principal Ginger Estes said attendance this year is down by about 20 students. Last year’s attendance was right at 515 students. “One of our goals this year is to continue to increase rigor in the classroom,” Principal…

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New turf for Hornet Football Field, track construction soon

The new football field on HCMS/HCHS campus is expected to be completed by fall of this year, and construction on the track starts soon. The Hancock County Board of Education approved GN Excavation & Trucking’s low bid, with the addition of The Motz Group (track & turf field company) bid at $751,775. Gary Nugent of…

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Sweet corn for students; Obenchain Farms joining Schools Food Program

  The Hancock County Board of Education met on Thursday evening, April 27th, and the UK Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will be connecting local producers with Hancock County Public Schools (HCPS) in an effort to best utilize dollars received through the Local Food for Schools (LFS) Grant. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is supplying the…

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Bids Approved for New Track & Football Field at HCMS/HCHS

At the Hancock County Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday evening, February 21st, Jeanie Cannon from RBS Design Group Architecture in Owensboro presented the bid tabulation for the 2 bids that were turned in for the construction of a new artificial turf football field and new rubberized track on the HCMS/HCHS campus. The approximate budget…

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