Business

ADVISORY: Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 7

ADVISORY: Atkinson Pool closing for season on Aug. 7

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 17th, 2018

0 Comments

HENDERSON, KY, Aug. 28, 2017 – With summer vacation moving along and students preparing for a return to the classroom, the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the last day of operation at Atkinson Pool for the summer season will be […]

Gov. Bevin expands Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to include associate’s degrees and high school dual credit courses

Gov. Bevin expands Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship to include associate’s degrees and high school dual credit courses

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 13th, 2018

0 Comments

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed an Executive Order July 11, expanding the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS) to include students enrolled in certificate, diploma, and associate of applied science degree in the state’s top five high-demand workforce sectors. Additionally, the scholarship will now be available […]

First round of work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to future I-165 Spur starting in Ohio County and Daviess County

First round of work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to future I-165 Spur starting in Ohio County and Daviess County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 12th, 2018

0 Comments

No major traffic impact expected until July 23 HARTFORD, Ky. (July 12, 2018) – Work to upgrade the William Natcher Parkway to allow it to eventually become the Interstate 165 Spur will ramp up in coming weeks in Ohio County and Daviess County. Preliminary work […]

OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

0 Comments

Those charged include Mine Superintendent and Multiple Safety Officials. OWENSBORO, Ky. – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced that 8 former supervisory and safety officials at Armstrong Coal, formerly of Madisonville, KY, were charged by a Federal Grand Jury today with Conspiracy to Defraud […]

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

0 Comments

Versailles, Ky. – Dr. Kristin Williams has been named chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) effective August 16. She is no stranger to the system. Williams currently is president of Henderson Community College, has served as interim president of Hazard Community […]

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

0 Comments

HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners had a routine agenda when it met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 10. One of the items approved was a resolution authorizing a natural gas supply prepay contract with the Public Energy Authority […]

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

0 Comments

Congratulations to Officer Chasity Williams who has been named Employee of the Month for July 2018. According to HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond, Officer Williams was recently dispatched to a male who was unresponsive in a vehicle at 1773 South Green Street. She determined […]

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

0 Comments

WASHINGTON – JT Payne, a Henderson, Kentucky native, recently completed an internship in Congressman Comer’s (KY-01) Washington, D.C. office. He worked alongside Congressman Comer and his staff this summer as an Agriculture Fellow from Murray State University. “I greatly appreciate Congressman Comer for providing me […]

Free Drivers Ed Being Offered to Kentucky Teens – KSP

Free Drivers Ed Being Offered to Kentucky Teens – KSP

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

0 Comments

Often times KSP Post-16 Public Information Officer Trooper Cory King says he’s asked by parents about driving classes for their teen. King says there hasn’t been a lot of talk about safe driving classes but he’s excited to announce that KY Safe Driver now offers […]