Hancock County News

Greenfield-Central to share girls HHC basketball title with Pendleton Hts
Greenfield-Central grabbed a share of the Hoosier Heritage Conference girls regular season basketball title with a 41-32 win at Yorktown Tuesday. The Cougars trailed early but rallied back to finish 6-1 in conference play.  Greenfield-Central will share the HHC title with Pendleton Heights (6-1 HHC).  The Arabians won the conference title outright last season. Greenfield-Central went...
Charges possible against teens in social media post that caused lockdown at Greenfield-Central HS
It was a social media post that sparked a security incident at Greenfield-Central High School Tuesday. A post on Snapchat was spotted by a 17-year-old Greenfield-Central graduate who immediately called law enforcement.  The video shows someone holding a gun  while riding inside a vehicle. The person removes the gun's magazine and then pops the magazine...
Retailers, social media sites fighting the Tide pod challenge
Retailers and social media taking action with the dangerous Tide pod challenge The American Association of Poison Control Centers issued a national alert about the dangers of ingesting detergent pods. Walmart and Walgreens are among retailers locking up the pods behind plastic or glass doors because they have become a popular item to steal. Tide is running...
Mike Kirschner takes over Mt. Vernon Marauder football
Mt. Vernon has named a new head football coach.  He needs no introduction. Two-time state championship coach at Ben Davis, Mike Kirschner, has been hired to take over the Marauders football program.  Kirschner announced he was resigning from Ben Davis earlier this month after leading the Giants to a 14-0 record and a 6A state...