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Hancock County’s Band wins again!

On Saturday, September 16th, Hancock County High School’s Hornet Marching Band competed at Christian County High School and earned First Place in Class 2A, Best Percussion in 2A, Best Color Guard in 2A and Reserve Grand Champion, which means they had the Second Highest Score Overall – of all the bands there, regardless of class.…

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Business Development Manager at Conexon Leslye Krampe – Helping Rural America Connect to Broadband Internet

The Hancock Clarion reported the announcement by Kenergy in August of 2022 of their partnership with internet service provider Conexon Connect (CC) to bring world-class broadband to rural areas across the state, delivering high-speed internet access to homes and businesses across 14 counties: Hancock, Daviess, Henderson, Hopkins, Ohio, Webster, McLean, Crittenden, Union, Lyon, Caldwell, Livingston,…

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Get to Know You: Sabrina Wheatley

By Jennifer Wimmer Sabrina Wheatley was raised in Hawesville, and is the daughter of Joseph & Tina Wheatley. Her two siblings are Brandon and Dylan Wheatley. She is a 2016 graduate from Hancock County High School, and played tenor saxophone in jazz band, and clarinet in marching and concert band. She was in the Beta Club,…

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Getting to Know You: Ashley Hancock

Ashley Hancock started her own pediatric, speech-language clinic in 2020, called Play on Words Therapy, in Naples, Florida, and it is now a very successful and thriving business. “When covid happened, a lot of therapy clinics and schools shut down. My phone was ringing nonstop,” she said. “I was actually working somewhere else, but I…

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Buskill earns state award, named new band director

Hancock County is now home to the Outstanding Young Band Director in Kentucky, according to a plaque handed to the district’s assistant band director Zach Buskill last week. He’s also set to lose the “assistant” from his title, as it was announced he’ll be replacing the retiring Mark Benningfield. Buskill was chosen for the award…

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