Stoner honored for dedication to town
HANCOCK - The Hancock Town Council on Wednesday honored Homer Stoner, who passed away in April.
Mayor Daniel A. Murphy presented Stoner's wife, Mary, and daughter, Dianne McCusker, with a plaque at the Town Council meeting.
Murphy said Stoner was active in public service and dedicated to the town.
Stoner served with the Hancock Volunteer Fire Co., including 15 years as the chief, drove a local school bus and owned Stoner's Florist, Murphy said.
"He gave his heart to this town," Councilman Darwin Mills said.
Police made 15 arrests in June
HANCOCK - Hancock Police Chief Donald Gossage told the Hancock Town Council Wednesday that the police department had 119 calls for service in June.
The department also wrote 58 traffic citations and 101 parking citations.
Gossage said police had seven criminal cases - six assaults and one theft - and made 15 arrests. Of those arrests, 10 were adults and five were juveniles.