Hancock County Farm Bureau Holds Ag Day Breakfast

Hancock County Farm Bureau held its annual Ag Day Breakfast Tuesday in Duncan to recognize National Ag Day and increase public awareness of agriculture’s vital role in our society. To help the agriculture industry communicate better with its consumers, professional speaker and author Michele Payn presented an open forum discussing potential methods with over 100 ag producers. […]

Hancock County Supervisors Discuss Hog Buildings and Potential for Jobs

Construction of three deep pit swine confinement buildings has been proposed just northwest of Britt that could house nearly 7,500 hogs. Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach says he supports the new Peacock Farms facility, as it will provide better paying jobs for young farmers hoping to remain in the area or come back to. Monday, the […]

Hancock County Assessor gets a new Set of Wheels

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors met earlier this week with no major agenda; however, the Hancock County Assessor’s Department is getting its own wheels for business traveling around the countryside. The Hancock County Supervisors approved the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget for the Assessor’s office at this week’s meeting.  Hancock County Supervisor Jerry Tlach tells about […]

HCHS celebrates Pulmonary Rehab Week

Hancock County Health System is joining the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in celebrating National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 12 through the 18th.  HCHS Respiratory Therapist Molly Schaefer tells what her department likes to do annually to mark the week. The National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week campaign is a special platform to provide education about […]

Brickstreet Theatre to Hold Auditions this Week

Auditions are being held this week for Brickstreet Theatre’s production of  “Wit” by Margaret Edson. Brickstreet Theatre is looking for 3 men and 3 women in this inspiring drama, and people to help out behind the scenes as well! Auditions are being held at Brickstreet Theatre’s new rehearsal space at 122 North Clark Street in […]

Hancock County to make digital updates to drainage district maps

Hancock County’s landscape has dramatically changed by settlement and agricultural practices over the years. The county now has nearly 200 drainage districts throughout its 16 townships. Previous drain maps have consisted of tiles drawn by hand, making it sometimes confusing to read. After lengthy consideration, the Hancock County Board of Supervisors has made the decision […]

Local Community is all about Spreading Love

Are you bored with doing the same ole’ same ole’ for your loved ones each Valentine’s Day.  One local community is here to spice things up for you. The Garner Chamber of Commerce and Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School Vocal Department are offering local residents another way to show love this holiday.  Garner Chamber Director Amber Jenniges […]