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Bid awarded to GN; Dukes Fire Department

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, September 11th. The lowest bid, submitted by GN Excavating, was approved by the court for the construction of a new Fire Station for the Dukes Fire Department located on Happy Hollow Road in Hawesville. Low Bid Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said bids opened last week…

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Dave Taylor Memorial brings in $8,200 for Aiden Fullenwider

      The Hancock County community came together at South Hancock Park Saturday to support and raise money for one of our own in the 3 rd Annual Dave Taylor Memorial Softball Tournament. The event raised over $8,200 to help Aiden Fullenwider and his family with expenses as he bravely battles brain cancer. The…

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Independence Day Celebration at Vastwood Park; TUESDAY, July 4th

The Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration at Vastwood Park will be on Tuesday, July 4th. The fireworks display will begin at 9:00 p.m. and will be provided by the company Pyro Shows. The event is sponsored by Hancock County Fiscal Court. Music From 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., the Tailgate Band will be performing…

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Lewisport Heritage Festival receives big crowds, big success

    Lewisport City Administrator Jason Roberts said the 2023 Heritage Festival went very well, and the weather was perfect.  “It was the first festival I’ve worked where we didn’t have to worry about a chance for rain at some point,” he said. “We had a record number of vendors including food and crafts. New…

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Aiden Fullenwider; brave 12 year old battling brain tumor

  Aiden Fullenwider celebrated his 12th birthday on January 21st this year, and then he and his family prepared for his 6 weeks of treatments. He has a diffuse type of brain tumor, and endured whole brain radiation in February and March, followed by chemotherapy. “He is so brave, how he’s faced this as a…

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Hawesville City Council; discusses switching banks

The Hawesville City Council met on Tuesday, March 14th. They discussed the possibility of moving the city’s banking activities from First Financial, previously Hancock Bank, to Independence Bank in Hawesville In an effort to find a less expensive rate on the Visa and Master Cards and lowering or eliminating other banking fees, Hawesville Mayor Rob…

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Students Race in Supermarket Sweep; Aims at Helping Seniors with Hunger

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Supermarket Sweep returns to Owensboro’s IGA on E 25th St this Wednesday, March 15th at 9:00 a.m. to kick off the “Feed Seniors Now” program which began in 2011. The Green River Area Development District is partnering with Independence Bank, Comfort Keepers and Specialty Foods Group to collect and distribute food to…

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Annual Farm City Dinner – Tickets NOW ON SALE

Annual Farm City Dinner  The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Annual Farm City and Ag Awards Dinner on Monday, February 20th at the Hawesville Baptist Church Life Center at 6:00 p.m. Please get your tickets NOW so they can better know how many plan to come! Tickets are $5 and will be…

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