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Girls win at Muhlenberg, fall in overtime at Sportscenter

Sophia Newby scored 22 points and the Hancock County Lady Hornets varsity won 57-48 over Muhlenberg County at Greenville Monday. The Lady Mustangs jumped out to a 10-9 first quarter advantage from shooting by Izzy Wilkins and Brooklyn Stewart. Ella House led the Lady Hornets with five points in the frame and Carolina Jones scored…

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Apollo wins on last second shot by Kelly

Kobe Kelly scored on a last second shot and the Apollo Eagles defeated Hancock County by a final score of 39-37 at HCHS Tuesday. The Hornets got off to a fast start and led for most of the game. Alex Madden scored four times in the first quarter and Hancock County led 12-5 at the…

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Lady Hornets crush Apollo, fall at Meade

The Lady Hornets dominated from start to finish during a 61-36 win over the E-gals of Apollo on Jan. 17 at Owensboro. “This was a good team win for us,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “We’ve battled sickness and injuries all year and this week we also dealt with a lack of consistent practice time,…

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Knights win rubber match 73-65

The Owensboro Knights grabbed a big early lead then held on for the win during a back-and-forth contest at HCHS. The two teams had met twice earlier this season with each squad winning one game. The Knights defeated the Hornets 73-65 in the rubber match Tuesday. The Knights came out hot like a house on…

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Fish population surveyed at Vastwood; KY Fish & Wildlife

The Fisheries Program Coordinator for the Northwestern Fishery District of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources Jeremy Shiflet provided detailed information about the work they do to keep Vastwood Lake’s fish population thriving. Shiflet and his crew were at Vastwood on Friday, October 20th to specifically check on the bass population for this…

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Hancock County Fiscal Court; new road grader, county improvements

Hancock County Fiscal Court addressed replacing an old grader making it difficult for road crewmen to complete grading work in the county. The meeting was held on Monday, August 14th at 9 a.m. Road Dept. Report Dave Tindle, Supervisor of the Hancock County Road Department said the mowing work they’ve contracted out (due to 2…

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Remembering the past; Brandenburg tornado 1974

  Now that tornadoes seem to be more prevalent, it was not like that in 1974. They are mostly in this part of the country. I remember well that April 3rd day of 1974. I had heard reports of possible severe weather and although we heard thunder and saw lightening, nothing more transpired that day…

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Lady Hornets beat Tell City 15-0

Gracie Gaynor belted a home run and the Lady Hornets offense produced 15 hits during a 15-0 win over Tell City at Vastwood Park Tuesday. The game was called after four innings due to the run rule. Hancock County (5-2) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning on RBI hits by Ella Staples and…

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HCHS Lady Hornets’ season ends at district tournament

The Lady Hornets season came to an end with a 70-57 loss to Breckinridge County in an opening round game of the 11th District Girls Basketball Tournament Monday at Cloverport. Hancock County finished the season with a record of 18-12. “It’s tough to fall short of making the region tournament. With that said, I couldn’t…

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Homeless Woman Living on Riverbank is Praying for a Miracle

  Homeless Woman Living on Riverbank in Lewisport is Praying for a Miracle At the Lewisport City Council Meeting last week, one of the council members asked about a woman who has been living in a tent on the riverbank.  Lewisport Police Chief Greg Linn was in attendance at the meeting and said he had…

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