Hancock County News

The Vet LLC taking A Trip With Penny Lane
Dr. Keating is the only vet at The Vet LLC in New Palestine,  which I appreciate because my pets will see the same vet every visit and did an AWESOME job at trimming Daisy the Wonder Dog's nails.  Not one yelp, she was finished within minutes and came out with the cutest fall-themed bandana. ...
Sammy Terry at The Strand Theater on Friday 13 with a full moon!
Don't miss Sammy Terry Lives Forever at the Strand Theatre! Brought to Life (or rather Death) in 1962 by Robert Carter, Sammy Terry – say it fast! – has been haunting the TV airwaves of Indiana for decades. Countless families remember spending their Friday nights watching Nightmare Theater, hosted by Sammy Terry. Even though the local...
Greenfield-Central looking to grow from scrimmage to opener
While it may not have been the outcome first year coach Travis Nolting wanted out of his Greenfield-Central football team last Friday, their scrimmage against Mooresville was another opportunity to get better. And with a roster that features a new quarterback and many new faces to go along with a new offensive scheme, getting better...
New Palestine school year underway; renovations soon
It is full steam ahead on a project that will bring about significant changes to New Palestine High School following this week's school board meeting.
This week, the Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County approved several resolutions that will move the project forward. The biggest is a resolution...
Suspicious man reported in New Palestine
The Hancock County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspicious individual.
According to a press release, a suspicious man was in the area of County Road 550 West and U.S. 52 in New Palestine trying to make contact with teenage girls. The release states the man, who is white...
New Palestine schools focused on bus and car line safety
With a strong first week of school in the books, officials at the Southern Hancock Community School Corporation want to ensure the success continues. Especially when it comes to bus and car rider safety, according to Wes Anderson, director of community and school relations for the district. Anderson admits the district always has concerns about buses...
Indiana law stops taxing of military retirement income
Indiana veterans will soon no longer have to pay state taxes on their military retirement income. Governor Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1010 into law. It phases in a full military income tax exemption for military retirement pensions and survivors benefits over a four year period. State Representative Bob Cherry of Greenfield.   Indiana joins 23 other states...