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Retirees honored by district, track and turf project moves forward

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County School Board recognized 11 retirees from the district Monday evening during a special called meeting at Hancock County High School. The retirees honored for their service to education not only in Hancock County, but throughout Kentucky over their careers, were: Sally McKinney Jackson, Tina Powers, Patricia Vanover, Karen…

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Experienced deputies hired in SRO roles

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County School Board has approved a contract for school resource officers with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department. The approval was made Monday evening. Deputy Chris DeJarnette said the Sheriff’s Department and district is fortunate to have hired two highly-qualified candidates. Sheriff Dale Bozarth has hired Mark Powers and Frank…

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Local 9423 president, schools officials react to Century curtailment

By C. Josh Givens While it is early on following Century Aluminum’s announcement last week that it will curtail operations at the Hawesville Smelter by the end of August, local government and union officials are already considering the potential impacts to employees and families, and the community. Century informed employees through a letter and WARN…

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Schools and county leaders committed to student safety

By C. Josh Givens In the mournful wake of the May 24 killing of 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, by a gunman armed with an AR-15 rifle, school safety and protecting the lives inside school buildings from those wishing to do harm is at the forefront of most…

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