New elementary school to be built behind current one

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HANSON, Ky (WEHT) The Hopkins County School Board approves preliminary plans for a new Hanson Elementary School.

The concept plan calls for the new school to be more than 78,000 square foot.

Renderings currently show more than twenty classrooms on two floors, along with a media center and other resource rooms.

It will be built behind the current school on Veterans Drive.

12 acres was donated to county schools by a Hanson area family for construction.

No word yet on when construction will start.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 19, 2020)

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