Hancock County News

Morristown’s Langkabel, Streeval and E. Hancock’s True among Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s Top 60 senior boys’ basketball players for 2017-2018
Hoosier Basketball Magazine's Top 60 Senior Workout is highlighted by two AAAA IHSAA State Champions— All-American Romeo Langford of 2016 Champion New Albany and Aaron Henry of 2017 Champion Ben Davis, both plan to attend the Top 60 Workout. Fifteen players who were part of the 2018 IHSAA State Finals were invited to the Top...
Gander Outdoors prepares for Grand Opening in Greenfield
Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, is open in Greenfield. A special grand opening event is planned for Saturday, March 31, 2018. The 45,000-square-foot store is located at 2175 Barrett Drive and will be one of three Gander Outdoors retail locations in Indiana, operating with over 55 part-time employees and full-time staff. “We are...
Greenfield home damaged by Sunday fire
A fire caused heavy damage to a Greenfield home Sunday. The home is at 1026 6th Street just down from the VFW and Hancock County Fairgrounds. Fire crews and police responded to the scene just before 3:00 pm Sunday following a call by a John Carman.  A 2nd caller advised that flames were coming out of...
Morristown dominates Southwood to win first ever basketball state title; Jackets break numerous offensive records in 89-60 win
Morristown’s return to the IHSAA boys basketball state finals couldn’t have been more spectacular. The Yellow Jackets, making their first appearance in the state finals since the very first tournament in 1911, rolled to an 89-60 victory over Southwood in the Class A title game. Coach Scott McClelland’s squad (28-2) set Class A finals records for...
Musicologist Dr. Micheal E. Harrington discusses the impact of the “Blurred Lines” verdict for the music community
Many  members of our musical community were  disappointed and surprised with The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholding of a 2015 verdict which concludes that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' 2013 hit Blurred Lines infringed on the copyright attributed to Marvin Gaye's 1977 song Got To Give It Up. Image...		</div>
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Messer’s Senate campaign makes Shelbyville stop ahead of protest at downtown office
The Luke Messer for Senate campaign held a meet-and-greet in Shelbyville Friday. Messer was joined by 6th District Republican Congressional candidate Greg Pence. Shortly after, the Indiana State Democrat Party staged a protest/boycott focused on his record on trade in front of Messer's Shelbyville office. Congressman Messer with the...