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Hornets fall to Eagles

Ohio County’s Elijah Decker hit a “3” at the buzzer to end the first quarter and the Eagles went on to defeat Hancock County by a final score of 63-47 in the final home game of the season at HCHS. The Eagles got 3’s from Decker and Alex Quisenberry during the opening minutes before Deckers…

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Lady Hornets crush Ohio and Webster in final home games

Hancock County dominated the action during the girl’s final home game of the season at HCHS when they knocked off Ohio County 57-35 Tuesday. Ella House scored twice in the opening quarter and Lily Roberts knocked down a 3-point basket to help the Lady Hornets to a 9-7 advantage. House and Sophia Newby carried to…

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Wanda Lucille Smith

Wanda Lucille Smith, 75, of Hawesville, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport.  She was born in Ohio County on December 26, 1947 to the late Lonard and Alberta Lyons Newton. She attended New Life Baptist Church and was a housewife.  Wanda was a devoted wife, mother and mamaw.  She…

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Lewko eagles playoff hole to qualify for semi-state

Dec Lewko (above) fired a round of 78 during the region 3 golf tournament at Ben Hawes in Owensboro Tuesday. The junior then won a playoff to finish 10th overall and to qualify for the semi-state golf tournament in Calvert City next Tuesday. Lewko shot rounds of 39-39=78 on the par 71 course. He made…

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Morris throws three TDs in 37-0 win at Ohio County

  The Hornets dominated on both sides of the ball during a 37-0 victory over the Ohio County Eagles last Friday at Hartford. Hancock County improved its season record to 3-0 with the win. Hornet quarterback Dylan Morris came of age during the game as the junior signal caller threw three touchdown passes. “Dylan had…

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Kentucky’s Deer Season is now open

Essential information you need to know before going afield   FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2023) — Archery season for deer opens Sept. 2, the official launch of Kentucky’s 2023-24 deer season. The state is home to a bountiful herd of white-tailed deer, offering many enjoyable hunting opportunities and providing a sustainable source of healthy meat…

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Hancock County Hornets knock off rival Breck County 22-12

The HCHS Hornet defense was again on display when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 22-12 in a game played between longtime rivals at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It feels good. It’s not always pretty but we’re 2-0 on our brand new field and we’re proud of that,” HCHS coach Bobby Eubanks said. The defense set…

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United Way Giving Campaign 2023/24 Has Begun

United Way Giving Campaign 2023/24 Has Begun The United Way Campaign Kick-Off for 2023-2024 began on Friday, August 18th. This year’s campaign entitled, “Why I Give” is focused on each person’s understanding of why it is important to give back to help others in need, as well as how they can inspire others. This campaign…

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Bowling Green wins Schoolboy Classic with record score

The HCHS golf team’s season is underway and the Hornets placed fifth in the annual Schoolboy Classic played at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. Dec Lewko led the team with a 2-over par round of 74. Bowling Green won the team title with a record low score of 3-under par 285. The individual medalist was…

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Lady Hornets fall to Breck; sweep doubleheader

Three Breckinridge County Lady Tigers belted home runs during a 10-4 win over Hancock County in a district contest at Vastwood Park Tuesday. A 2-run hit by Ella House gave the Lady Hornets the lead in the first inning, but Breck’s Raelyn Adkisson replied with a 2-run home run in the second. A solo homer…

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