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An Awesome School Environment Hancock County High School Family and Consumer Science Teacher Heather DeJarnette is in her seventh year at HCHS. She teaches culinary arts, child development, and food and nutrition classes. “I think that we have an awesome school environment at HCHS,” Heather said. “Everyone gets along and we are all focused on…

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Congratulations HCHS Hornet Marching Band; they made it to state!

The Hancock County High School Hornet Marching Band performed at Semi-Finals during the day at Warren East High School in Bowling Green on Saturday, October 28th. The students earned 4th Place, and made the cut to perform at Finals that evening! Out of 12 Class 2A bands, only 6 moved on to the Finals held…

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HCHS Band to compete in state semi-finals this Saturday

  The Hancock County High School Hornet Marching Band competed at the State Regional Competi- tion, Saturday, October 21st in Bowling Green at Warren East High School, and won Second Place in Class 2A! Semi-Finals and Finals On Saturday, October 28th the Hornet Marching Band will compete at Semi-Finals at Warren East High School. How…

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Getting to Know You; John Hall

  John Hall began as Pastor of Hilldale United Methodist Church in Lewisport 6 weeks ago. Hall has been in ministry for almost 40 years.   “This is the first appointment I’ve had that has moved me close to where I grew up,” he said. “My goal is always to show how the Bible and…

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Getting to know you; Elizabeth Roberts, Educator at HCA

  Elizabeth Roberts, the new Educator at Hancock Christian Academy (HCA), says she is looking forward to the 2023/2024 school year and teaching at the new school. “I’m super excited about the opportunity and the growth that it’ll bring my family,” she said, “as well as children and other families in the community.” She graduated…

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HCHS teacher William Fogle; Volunteering in Greece with Refugee Children

Hancock County High School History Teacher, William Fogle, has been affiliated with METAdrasi Organization in Greece for many years, and will be traveling to Thessaloniki this summer to work with refugee children. METAdrasi – Action for Migration and Development, a nonprofit founded in 2009, facilitates the reception and integration of refugees and migrants in Greece. They aim…

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Hancock County; Teacher of the Year award recipients

  Betty Jane Mitchell, Primary Teacher at South Hancock Elementary, is one of the (2) Teacher of the Year Award recipients. She’s been teaching at SHES for 9 years. “I was extremely honored to get this award,” she said. “I was not expecting it at all.” She said she knew from a very early age…

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Angie Swihart – New FCS Extension Agent for Hancock County

At the Farm City Dinner on Monday evening, February 20th Hancock County Agricultural Natural Resources Extension Agent Evan Tate announced Angie Swihart as the County’s new Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension Agent.  “I’m excited for this new opportunity to support Hancock County,” Angie said. “I’m very new at the extension part of this, but…

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John Robert Brown

John Robert Brown died peacefully on February 9, 2023 with his family at his side at the Heartford House residential facility of Hospice of Western Kentucky in Owensboro, Kentucky. He was born on April 27, 1929 to John Robert and Georgia Jane Jump Brown in Hardin County, Kentucky. John’s father was a farmer with a…

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