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Tina Snyder

Hancock County Public Libraries; Huge Asset to the Community

    This week is National Library Week and was celebrated at the two outstanding Hancock County Public Libraries (HCPL) in Hawesville and Lewisport in various ways. HCPL Director and Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Snyder spoke at the Hawesville Library on Tuesday morning, April 9th for this month’s Chamber Breakfast sponsored…

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Getting to know you; Aldridge & Aldridge Celebrates 48 Years

  Joe Lee & Sandy Aldridge are celebrating 48 years in business this month, and were awarded Hancock County Chamber of Commerce March Business of the Month. They began Aldridge & Aldridge Accounting in 1976 in their home office in Hawesville. Joe Lee said their home office, to begin with, was essentially at their dining…

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Payoff of Hawesville Library Construction Loan Celebrated with Note Burning

Director of the Hancock County Public Libraries Tina Snyder, along with some former and current HCPL Board members and building committee members celebrated the payoff of the Hawesville Branch Library construction loan with a note burning on Wednesday, January 17th. The total cost of construction was $2.3M, and the final bulk payment in the amount…

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Snyder will assume Chamber director role June 1

Tina Snyder will fill the role of director of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce on June 1. Snyder has been the Hancock County Public Libraries Director for the past 19 years, and will continue in those duties, as well. The director’s position – which is part-time – has been vacant for several months. The…

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Changes to trustee appointment process shakes up library supporters

In counties with a Public Library Board of Trustees – such as Hancock County – a bill passed by the Kentucky General Assembly will make it easier for county judges/executive to appoint trustees of their choosing, endangering the boards in becoming political entities. House Bill 167 had passed the General Assembly following introduction by a…

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Hancock County Library soliciting bids

  The Hancock County Public Library Board of Trustees is now soliciting bids for Lawn Care Services for both library locations: 1210 Madison Street, Hawesville, KY and 400 Second Street, Lewisport, KY. Bid #1: The Hawesville lot to be mowed is approximately 3 acres.  The job includes mowing (once a week under normal conditions) as…

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Library on schedule, to complete in spring

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing disruptions, the new Hancock County Public Library Branch in Lewisport remains on schedule, with a completion date around mid-spring of this year. “Everything is moving forward at a good pace,” Hancock County Public Library Director Tina Snyder said. “I am pleased things are going so well.” Project foreman Matthew Basham…

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