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Bulk House Flowers offers top rated plants for indoor air quality.

Daniel Duncan and his wife Tammy opened their business in April of last year.  Daniel raised tobacco for years and once he got out of that, he did a lot with the local Farmers’ Market.  When he retired from Southwire, he opened his Bulk House Flowers business.  “It was an amazing first year,” said Dan. …

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Industry plays big part in Hancock County’s economy

It is a brand new year and looking back at what economic statistics reveal about Hancock County and Kentucky is just that – looking back, instead of looking forward. The focus should be on the future, and despite some negative data, the future does look bright for the county and for the state. Median Household…

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Hancock Rescue Squad members request funding for new gear

One of the newest members of the Hancock County Rescue Squad, Mike Cartwright, spoke on behalf of all squad members at the Hancock County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday morning, November 13th, asking for new gear as well as materials for remodeling one of the areas at the station into a much needed locker room…

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Hancock County Teachers explain school programs

    Hancock County High School Principal Ginger Estes and HCHS Teachers Lori Roberts and Greg Tate spoke at the HC Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on Tuesday, September 12th at the Career Center. Estes said if anyone in the county has ideas about apprenticeships and internships for HCHS students to call or email her. “We’ll…

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Bid awarded to GN; Dukes Fire Department

  The Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, September 11th. The lowest bid, submitted by GN Excavating, was approved by the court for the construction of a new Fire Station for the Dukes Fire Department located on Happy Hollow Road in Hawesville. Low Bid Judge-Executive Johnny “Chic” Roberts said bids opened last week…

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CMF Company; growing business in Lewisport Industrial Park

On Tuesday morning, August 22nd, the Hancock County Industrial Foundation Board met at the Contour Fabrication & Mechanical, Inc. (CFM) plant site in Lewisport. Hancock native Jason Young, Co-owner of CFM, spoke with board members about the details of the business and provided a breakfast. Young and Scott Dillback, of Evansville, partnered in 2015 and…

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Justin Nugent named Citizen of the Year at Chamber Dinner

  The Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner was on Tuesday, June 13th, at the Lewisport Community Center. The Citizen of the Year, Justin Nugent, RE/MAX Real Estate Executive in Hawesville, was recognized. The two new Board members and Scholarship Recipient were also announced. Chamber President Chelsea Boling said Nugent was selected as Citizen…

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Bulk House Flowers; new business In Lewisport

Bulk House Flowers, LLC, in Lewisport, is having their Open House, on Monday, April 17th, from 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. They are a small family business, owned and operated by Daniel Duncan, his wife, Tammy, and their daughter, Amanda. Some of the flowers, herbs and vegetables they grow and sell are: begonias, geraniums, impatiens, ornamental grasses,…

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Hancock Fiscal Court hears plans to upgrade emergency readiness

Hancock County Fiscal Court met on Monday morning, January 9th, 2023. This was the first meeting for the 2 newly elected magistrates, Gary Baker (representing District 4) and John Garner (District 1). Those two seats were previously held by L.T. Newton and Wayne Hodskins. HC EMA Update      Hancock County Emergency Management Director Kyle Veach provided…

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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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