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GRADD searching for more infrastructure money to aid the Kenergy/Conexon project

A BEAD (Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program) Stakeholder Meeting was held on Friday, January 12th at the Hancock County Administration Building. It was the beginning step in applying for some of the funding that will be available soon statewide through the Federal Infrastructure Act. Every state will be receiving money for broadband, and Kentucky…

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Short Power Outage in Hawesville Tuesday

A power outage occurred in Hawesville on Tuesday, January 9th, from around 4:00 p.m. to approximately 8:00 p.m. due to a switch/breaker going bad and causing a transmission failure at the substation located across from the Hancock County Fairgrounds on 1389. A wide area was affected, and there were a little over 2,000 without power.…

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Highlights of 2023

January State of the County The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday morning, January 10th, 2023 at the Lewisport Library – a Chamber Breakfast and State of the County meeting. Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts, Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory and newly elected Hawesville Mayor Rob McCormick spoke about their…

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High-Speed Internet at Mount Eden Baptist Church

High-Speed Internet at Mount Eden Baptist Church   The partnership between Kenergy and Conexon Connect is bringing fiber broadband internet to rural areas in the region for the first time. The rollout began in the south of Hancock County in October and Mount Eden Baptist Church received their high-speed internet connection just a few weeks…

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High speed internet beginning to hook up homes in Hancock

The roll-out of fiber high-speed internet is well underway in Hancock County. Kenergy announced the partnership with internet service provider Conexon Connect about a year and a half ago, and Ervin Cable Company, contracted by Conexon, began installing fiber in early October on Hwy 69 in the southern areas of the county. Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic”…

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Internet fiber cable being installed in Hancock County

Customers need to sign up for high speed internet The roll-out in Hancock County has begun. It’s been almost a year and a half since Kenergy announced the partnership with internet service provider Conexon Connect. First connections began in February in McLean County, and then moved into Daviess and Union Counties. Ervin Cable Company, contracted…

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High Speed Internet coming to Hancock County; important to sign up now

  Hancock County Chamber sponsor, Kenergy, presented details on high speed internet for the county at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Picnic, Tuesday, August 8th. Leslie Barr, Kenergy’s Communications & Public Relations Specialist, spoke along with Leslye Krampe, Business Development Manager at Conexon, to inform the audience on the progress in connecting homes and…

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Severe Storm – Power Outages, School Closings in Hancock County

  A massive storm system traveled across Western Kentucky on Friday, March 3rd causing a reported 351,000 customers to lose power. Hancock County Schools were closed on Friday and again on Monday, March 6th. Hancock County Emergency Management Agency, all of the county fire departments, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and Road Department workers have…

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