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New Hawesville Chief of Police; New SRO Assignments at HC Schools

Hancock County Sheriff Dale Bozarth has hired former Hawesville Chief of Police Cody Axton. Cody was sworn-in by Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts for the position of Deputy Sheriff in late March. Deputy B.J. Burton has been sworn-in as the new Hawesville Chief of Police. Hawesville Mayor Robbie McCormick said at the Hawesville Council Meeting on…

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Josh Powers named new Assistant Principal at HCMS

HCMS Hires Josh Powers as Assistant Principal for 2023/2024 School Year Josh Powers, previous 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Hancock County Middle School, will begin the new full-time position as Assistant Principal at HCMS at the start of the new school year in August. Trey Anderson held the previous Vice Principal position, and is…

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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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Hancock County schools honor Veterans

Hancock County Schools Honor Veterans    Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11 and it’s important to know why we honor our United States Veterans on this day. On June 28, 1919 the Treaty of Versailles was signed and WWI officially ended but the fighting ended about 7 months earlier when the Allies and Germany…

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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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HCHS Marching Band compete in Semi-Finals Saturday; chance to go-to-state

The Hancock County High School Marching Band competed last Saturday, October 22 at the Regional Competition for all Class A marching bands on the west side of the state. The competition was at Warren East High School. This coming Saturday morning, October 29 they will compete in the Semi-Finals at Bryant Station High School and…

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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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Craig Bertke, working toward Eagle Scout

As Craig Bertke thought about a project for his Eagle Scout badge, he thought about his time at South Hancock Elementary School, and decided he wanted to do a project for the school. After much consultation, he decided to construct a covered shelter in the outdoor classroom behind the school. “My project was to improve…

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South Hancock needs help with grant

  Last week South Hancock Elementary issued a press release announcing it planned to apply for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant. If approved, the grant allows the school to expand its current after school program. The school plans to ask for a total of $480,000, which is allocated over a five-year period. “It…

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