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Fields set for city councils, school board races

The fields have been set for races for the City Councils of Hawesville and Lewisport, as well as the two Hancock County School Board seats up in the November General Election. As well, Hawesville will elect a mayor. Candidates for Hawesville mayor are incumbent Mayor Charles King and current Councilman Robbie McCormick. City Council candidates…

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Sheriff’s Department investigates collisions, two hit-and-run incidents

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department has completed the following collision reports from crashes investigated by department deputies. There are at times delays in completing reports for various reasons. • Deputy Butch Garst investigated a two-vehicle collision around 12: 57 p.m., June 15, on Kentucky Highway 1389, about four miles south of Hawesville. The driver of…

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Turning 66 on Route 66

By Jennifer Wimmer Judy Priest celebrated her sixty-sixth birthday on June 25 of this year by taking another trip down the historic highway Route 66. She and her husband, Eddie, departed Hancock County in her blue, 2019 Dodge Charger on Thursday, June 23. She enjoyed a stack of pancakes with bacon on Saturday morning for…

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What I learned from dying: I’m just so tired

  By Dave Taylor I’m tired. I’m really, really tired and I stay that way lately. I wasn’t worried about it until my wife started asking questions and now I’m pretty sure she thinks I’m dying. My last CT scan showed that my chemo had stopped working and the stage 4 cancer had grown in…

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Court of Appeals will hold arguments in Hawesville

  By C. Josh Givens The Kentucky Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on July 12 at the Hancock County Judicial Center in a case originating in Bardstown. The case involves the Bardstown Historic District and the Review Board, and questions over what powers the entity has to order non-historic property owners to make…

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Robert “Brooks” Young

Robert “Brooks” Young, 84, of Lewisport, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky.  Brooks was born in Hancock County on June 1, 1938 to the late Melvin Earl and Sadie Brooks Roberts Young.  He was a member of Lewisport Baptist Church and retired from…

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Hancock District Court Records – June 21

The following cases had action taken before the bench of the Honorable District Court Judge John M. McCarty on June 21 at the Hancock County Judicial Center: Probate Estate of William H. Lyles, continued to July 19. Estate of Dortha M. Roberts, signed informal. Estate of Lonnie David Seaton, accepted informal. Estate of Michael Keith…

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Circuit Court records – June 28

The following cases had action taken before the bench of the Honorable Circuit Court Judge Tim R. Coleman on June 28 at the Hancock County Judicial Center: Civil Cavalry SPV I, LLC v. John J. Reid, default judgment. Hoosier Accounts Service v. Toby Parker, default judgment. Kristie Melton v. Byron Hatton, continued. Rock Creek Capital…

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Fourth activities set at Vastwood Park

A full day of activities are in store at Hancock County’s Vastwood Park for the 246th anniversary of the American colonies declaring their independence from the United Kingdom on July 4, 1776. In addition to the fireworks show at 9 p.m., which is sponsored by Fiscal Court and overseen by Pyro Shows, the day will…

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