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‘She was standing just behind the door, looking right into my eyes.’

  BREMEN – Lee Hill had been watching weather reports throughout the evening Friday at his home on Kentucky 175 South, about three miles west of Bremen in Muhlenberg County. After watching reports from regional meteorologists and receiving multiple tornado warnings, Lee made several attempts to get his 83-year-old mother, Martha, to move with him…

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Lady Hornets get first win

By Steve Wimmer The Lady Hornets earned their first win of the season when they won 56-17 at Cannelton Monday. “It’s nice to get the first win after a tough first week,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “The girls did great. We had good ball movement and played some solid defense, too.” Hancock County took…

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Football playoffs; Hornets and Rebels clash Friday night

The football playoffs begin Friday night and the Hornets go on the road to Elkton to take on the Todd County Central Rebels. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. Friday’s contest is a rematch from a game played here on Oct. 22 in which the Hornets lost 20-14 to Todd County. Hancock County led 14-0 before…

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Hornets win in a wild battle over McLean

It was a district battle ‘til the end when Hancock County defeated McLean County 22-12 here at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The win put the Hornets in the driver’s seat for a home playoff game, but they still need to beat Todd County tomorrow night to secure it. “This was a good win. The kids really…

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Volleyball varsity whips McLean County in straight sets

The HCHS Lady Hornets volleyball team led from start to finish during a 3-0 win over McLean County at HCHS Saturday. The first set was a battle with Hancock County coming out on top by a score of 27-25. McLean didn’t go away so the Lady Hornets had to work to win the second set,…

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Hornets dig deep to win 28-22 in overtime

Jack Duncan scored the game winning touchdown during the Hornets spectacular, 28-22 come from behind overtime victory over Butler County at Morgantown Friday. “We had some chances to put the game away, but we never did. I was really proud of our guys for coming back in the fourth the way they did,” HCHS coach…

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COVID rampant in Western Kentucky region

The coronavirus continues to run rampant in the area as more and more people contract the virus. On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) issued a press release detailing the surge. The following information is lifted directly from the GRDHD press release. The release reported 869 new confirmed COVID-19 cases…

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Aces win Schoolboy Classic; Wellman cards 2-under 70

The HCHS golf team hosted the annual Hancock Bank/Subway Schoolboy Classic at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. The A team from Owensboro Catholic won the event with a team score of 327, while the Aces’ Jacob Wellman was individual medalist with a 2-under par round of 70. The Hornets placed seventh with a total score…

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Hornets fall 3-2 at Breck; McLean comes from behind

The Hornets had the tying run in scoring position during a 3-2 loss to Breckinridge County at Hardinsburg Monday. The two teams will meet again at the same venue in the first round of the 11th District tournament on Memorial Day Monday. The Fighting Tigers grabbed a 1-0 lead when Isaac Seeger led off the…

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Lady Hornets win 3-2 over Trinity; Meade wins 12-4

Hancock County took the lead in the sixth inning then shut the door in the seventh during a 3-2 win over Whitesville Trinity at Vastwood Park Monday. It was the fifth win in a row for the (10-8) Lady Hornets softball team. “Lily Roberts pitched a good game and Adi Hurst came up with a…

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