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Mike Baker Director of Economic Development for the Hancock County Industrial Foundation

Occupational tax showing increase compared to 2022; help needed at Lewisport rickhouse

  At the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday, July 10th, it was voiced that there has been a substantial increase in occupational taxes, compared to this time last year. Occupational Tax The year-to-date, total occupational tax collected is $6,032,260.50. Last year’s year-to-date total was $5,424,059.38. “That’s up from last year by $500,000-$600,000,” Judge-Executive…

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4-H Champion Josey Gaynor recites speech at Fiscal Court meeting

The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday, June 12th at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Judge/Executive Johnny W. Roberts, Jr., followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call. Nine-year-old Josey Gaynor, NHES Student, recited his speech from memory about the Bermuda Triangle for the court members, in order to…

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