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Panther baseball adds two to win column

Hancock baseball denied Fort Hill’s home field advantage last Wednesday, April 17 as they blasted their way into a fifth-inning lead that held for a final win of 6-5. No runs hit the scoreboard for either the Panthers or the Sentinels in the opening innings of Wednesday’s game, but Hancock[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 15-21: April 15 Suspicious person, 200 block West High Street. Unable to locate, gone on arrival. Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, two stops. Service to advise, 200 block West Main Street. Subject advised. Alarm, 100 block Rayloc Drive.[Read More…]

Plant giveaway to return in June

by Geoff Fox The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is making preparations for the second annual Community Plant Giveaway to be held this coming June. The event will be held at the church Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at 200 Douglas Street, in Hancock.[Read More…]

Donna Jean Swink

Donna Jean Swink 1957-2024 Donna Jean Swink, age 66, of Berkeley Springs, died on Friday, April 19, 2024 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born October 2, 1957 in Burlington, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Jean Caroline Mongeur Sorrell. She was[Read More…]

Rex Matts

Rex Matts 1928-2024 Rex Matts passed in the early morning hours of Tuesday April 16, 2024 with his wife by his side. Rex and Sandy (Sandra L. Davison) were married 58 and 1/2 years. Born Christmas Day 1928 in Holly, Colorado his “happy life” as he specifically wanted it known[Read More…]

Virginia A. Cantner

Virginia A. Cantner 1936-2024 Virginia A. Cantner, 87, of Needmore, Pa., passed away Friday, April 19, 2024, at her residence. Virginia was born in Needmore, Pa. on July 11, 1936, a daughter of the late Mildred N. (Brady) and C. Lester Gordon. She was the widow of Ralph E. Cantner, who[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 8-14: April 8 Assist Natural Resources Police, Widmeyer Park. Fishing violation. Service to advise, 300 block Pennsylvania Avenue. Subjects advised. Service to advise, Hancock area. Subject advised. Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, one stop. April 9 Service to[Read More…]