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HCHS Varsity teams take the floor

The Hornets and Lady Hornets varsity teams begin their seasons next week when they go on the road to Owensboro and Whitesville. The Hornets are projected as a top 4 team in the 3rd Region this year as Hancock County returns four starters from last season. Head coach Mike Orr has eight seniors, two juniors…

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Hornets roll 40-17 over Eagles in home opener

Austin Volocko scored two touchdowns and made a big interception to lead the Hornets to a 40-17 win over Ohio County during the 2022 home opener at Schafer‑Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved its record to 3-0 on the year. It was exciting to have the big crowd here for the home opener. I thought…

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James Brian Huff

James Brian Huff, 57, of Fordsville, passed away at his home on March 5, 2022, from a long battle with cancer.  Brian was born on January 12, 1965 to Don and Mary Huff.  He was married to his wife, Lori, for 30 years.  Brian was a member of East Fork Baptist Church, Fordsville. He worked…

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Naomi Patrick

Naomi was an extraordinary wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and devoted friend to many during her wonderful 77 years of life. She left us to be with the Lord the afternoon of Tuesday, February 8th, 2022, passing away much in the same way she lived her life, gently and peacefully, surrounded by loved ones.  She was…

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Hornets win in a blowout at Ohio County

The Hornets racked up 540 yards of offense during a 50-7 blowout win over Ohio County at Hartford Friday. Hancock County remains unbeaten at 3-0 on the season. “It took us a little while to get it figured out but once we got it going the kids really buckled down,” Hornet coach Bobby Eubanks said.…

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COVID rampant in Western Kentucky region

The coronavirus continues to run rampant in the area as more and more people contract the virus. On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) issued a press release detailing the surge. The following information is lifted directly from the GRDHD press release. The release reported 869 new confirmed COVID-19 cases…

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Aces win Schoolboy Classic; Wellman cards 2-under 70

The HCHS golf team hosted the annual Hancock Bank/Subway Schoolboy Classic at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. The A team from Owensboro Catholic won the event with a team score of 327, while the Aces’ Jacob Wellman was individual medalist with a 2-under par round of 70. The Hornets placed seventh with a total score…

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Dead animals in Ohio County

14 news.com (WFIE) – A disturbing story out of western Kentucky after dozens of farm animals have been found either dead or injured. The Ohio County owners are pushing for officials to find the cause before even more damage is done. 14 News took concerns to the local animal control officer. He says he is…

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Lewisport man leads low-speed chase through three counties

A Lewisport man led police on a long but slow speed chase Saturday morning after being found asleep at the wheel in the middle of the road. Layne G. Neal, 26, was found sleeping at the wheel of his Volkswagen in the 6700 block of state Route 144 after deputies with Daviess County Sheriff’s Department…

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