Hancock News

Hancock election is Monday

Registered voters in the Town of Hancock can vote on Monday, April 19 for two council members and to seat a mayor for the coming term of office. The mayor serves a two-year term and council members serve for four years. Voting will take place on Monday at Hancock Town Hall, located at 126 West…

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Maryland opens vaccine eligibility to all over 16

All Marylanders 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination and can schedule appointments through all providers. Pre-register for an appointment at a mass vaccination site or find a pharmacy, hospital or local health department near you to make an appointment. You can also pre-register by phone through the state’s COVID-19 vaccination support center at…

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Margaret E. Smith

Margaret E. Smith 1934-2021 Margaret Edna (Leake) Smith departed this life on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at the age of 86 in Lakeland, Fla. She was born on November 15, 1934 in Lonaconing, Md., and was the faithful wife of the late Rev. R.D. Smith, Sr. Margaret graduated from the Lonaconing High School in 1952…

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Lucy P. McKinley

Lucy P. McKinley 1923-2021 Lucy Patricia (Pat) McKinley, age 97, of Hagerstown, Md. and formerly of Hancock, Md., passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Ravenwood Nursing Care, in Hagerstown. Born October 10, 1923, in Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Jay Elmer and Edith May (Baker) Billings; and the foster…

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Darl “KD” W. Caddie

Darl “KD” W. Caddie 1944-2021 Darl “KD” Caddie, 77, of Bedias, Texas, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at his home. KD was born in Hancock, Md., on January 26, 1944 to John K. and Pearl (Landers) Caddie. He worked in the construction field most of his life, and in 1974 relocated to Bay City,…

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Chambersburg man arrested in drug bust at Super 8

by Geoff Fox A Chambersburg man is in jail and facing several drug related charges after being arrested in Hancock at the Super 8 motel with a large quantity of drugs on March 31. Shawn Eugene Hann, 52, was charged with possession of not marijuana, possession with intent to distribute, community nuisance, possession of a…

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Eddie W. Smith

Eddie W. Smith 1968-2021 Eddie Wayne Smith, age 53, of Hancock, Md., passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at his home. Born January 11, 1968, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late John B. and June H. (Creek) Smith. He was a 1986 graduate of Hancock High School; and was…

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Shirley H. Dorsey

Shirley H. Dorsey 1952-2021 Shirley Hazel Dorsey, age 69, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. Born January 27, 1952 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late John Shelby and Charity Bolt Cole. She was a member of…

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