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Local pastor brings wrestling back to Hancock County

Wrestling was a big hit in Hancock County beginning in the early 1970’s when John Brennan started the first Hornet program. Names like Danny and Donny Zeir, the Gooch brothers, Ken Grantland and David Emmick are just some of the great athletes that people around here have not forgotten. Wrestling programs across the state were…

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Public comments on speeding traffic problem in Lewisport

A concerned resident attended the Lewisport City Council Meeting on Thursday evening, July 20th, requesting that city law enforcement handle the problem of speeding vehicles through neighborhoods. The Lewisport resident & his wife live on Bluegrass Drive and moved in last September, he said. He addressed the council saying, “I came to the meeting to…

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Primary Tuesday will decide who will challenge Gov. Beshear

Voting in Kentucky’s 2023 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 16th, from 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. KY utilizes a closed primary process, by which your selection is limited to your registered party (R or D only). Hancock County Fiscal Court approved the purchase of 12 new electronic poll books in February, which placed them…

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New Playground Approved for North Hancock Elementary

The Hancock County Board of Education met on Thursday evening, December 15th. Along with the approval of the final drawings for the new track and football field on the HCMS/HCHS campus, the purchase of a new playground was approved for North Hancock Elementary in 2023. NHES New Playground North Hancock Elementary School’s fundraisers for the…

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HCHS Marching Band Wins at 2022 KMEA Championship Competition

  Hancock County High School Marching Band competed on Saturday morning, October 29 at the Semi-Finals at Bryant Station High School in Lexington.  The band won Second Place which gave them the opportunity to move on to the State Championship Competition that same evening at Eastern Kentucky University. They competed Saturday evening and won Second…

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World Down Syndrome Day Celebrated at North Hancock Elementary

North Hancock Elementary School hosted an event on Monday, March 21 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. Principal, Kelly Moore, invited Tiffany Thrash, Executive Director of Green River Area Down Syndrome Association (GRADSA), to attend and speak. “We had 5 of our adults with Down Syndrome there: Merek Justice, Dana Hamilton, Michael Smith, Leland Isbil,…

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Elementary schools committed to student intervention, achievement

Leaders at South Hancock and North Hancock elementary schools outlined their schools’ approaches to Response to Intervention (RTI) efforts aimed at assisting students with learning and behavior needs at the Feb. 22 meeting of the Hancock County School Board. South Principal Jennifer Howe said the school has implemented several efforts to meet the needs of…

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