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School stories: Hickory Grove

This was a schoolhouse. It remained a schoolhouse until January 1960.

That information about the above Hickory Grove School may seem shocking, but not for Hancock County. 549 more words


Born This Day in 1820 ~ James WYCKOFF

Name: James WYCKOFF
Birth: 30 June 1820; Hancock County, (West) Virginia
Parents: James WYCKOFF and Maria “Mary” PETERSON
Spouse: Mary Ann THOMAS
Death: 25 March 1864; Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland… 8 more words

Born This Day

The Assassinations of Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith

June 27th marks the anniversary of the 1844 assassinations of Joseph Smith Jr., the Mormon founding prophet, and his brother Hyrum Smith at the Carthage Jail in Hancock County, Illinois. 1,338 more words


Blanchard River Covered Bridge - 2009 Pratt Truss / 35-32-21

Marion Twp., Hancock County – Digital Co-ordinance 41.035168, -83.564133. It crosses Blanchard River on Township Highway 241 near Findlay. It is open to two lanes of traffic. 9 more words


Breaking: Lt. Cowden found guilty of bodily injury charge

by Crissy Clutter

Monday, October 17th 2016


WHEELING, W.Va. — Hancock County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark Cowden was found guilty of “Deprivation of Rights” on Monday in a Federal Courthouse in Wheeling. 475 more words

Police Misconduct

Cop charge with DUI while driving Drug Task Force vehicle. Not Keystone, NY.

by Ryan Eldredge

Tuesday, January 5th 2016

HANCOCK COUNTY, W.Va. — NEWS9 has learned that a Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy has been charged with DUI and it happened while he was in a Drug Task Force vehicle. 103 more words

Police Misconduct

County Leaders say small tax increase is necessary

HANCOCK COUNTY, Iowa- Property taxes in Hancock County are going to go up 6% per $1,000 valuated property assessment as a way to help pay for several different projects. 177 more words