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Green River Distilling; 8 rickhouses at Lewisport campus

  David Carroll, Director of Operations at Green River Distilling Company, was the speaker at the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Tuesday, June 13th, addressing the completion of the first rickhouse and seven more that will be built in Lewisport. “We want to give everyone some updates,” Carroll said. “Something we’ve found…

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Hancock County– New e-Poll Books Approved

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday, February 13th. The most time sensitive item on their list was to approve the purchase of new electronic poll books, as the existing contract expires on May 11th of this year and the new e-poll books will need to be in place before the next upcoming…

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Work begins at first Rickhouse in Lewisport, Kentucky

The tenth oldest distillery in the state of Kentucky, Green River Distilleries in Owensboro, made a proposal in late 2022 to build warehouses (rickhouses) in Lewisport. A conditional use permit was approved and the expansion of their facilities and rickhouses has begun on the old Dal-Tile Plant site. There is a possibility of construction of…

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Hancock County Chamber Breakfast; State of the County Meeting

The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday morning, January 10th at the Lewisport Library – a Chamber Breakfast and a State of the County meeting. Judge/Executive Johnny Roberts, Lewisport Mayor Chad Gregory and newly elected Hawesville Mayor Robbie McCormick spoke about their plans for this year. Judge…

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