Much needed rain!

Much needed rain fell on the Hancock area on Thursday afternoon as part of a system rolling across the region. According to, the Hancock area, and most of western Washington County, was in an abnormally dry spell. The site also said the area is 100% below the normal precipitation over the last 30 days. In all, about 58,710 people, or 38% of people, in Washington County have been affected by drought.