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Updated Tax rates, Budgets finalized for FY2018 – City of Henderson

Updated Tax rates, Budgets finalized for FY2018 – City of Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The Henderson City Commission finalized tweaks to the occupational license and the ad valorem tax rates, and the FY 2018 budget ordinances for both the City and the Henderson Water Utility at a special-called meeting Friday afternoon. The occupational license tax rate […]

Home Improvement Fraudsters Operating in Vanderburgh County

Home Improvement Fraudsters Operating in Vanderburgh County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of asphalt paving scammers operating in Vanderburgh County. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office first reported on these fraudulent pavers visting their jurisdiction earlier today.Paving scams and other forms of home improvement fraud occur when criminals try to […]

Caller claims to provide deep discounts on drugs, charges thousands to victim

Caller claims to provide deep discounts on drugs, charges thousands to victim

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, KY. (May 25, 2017) – Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn of a scam targeting Kentucky families and seniors who are seeking to save money on their prescription drugs. Staff at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office […]

Unemployment rates up in 83 Kentucky counties in April 2017

Unemployment rates up in 83 Kentucky counties in April 2017

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 26th, 2017

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Woodford County remains state’s lowest rate in April 2017 FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 25, 2017) – Unemployment rates rose in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2016 and April 2017, fell in 28 and stayed the same in nine counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment […]

Boil Order Notice from HCWD Lifted

Boil Order Notice from HCWD Lifted

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 25th, 2017

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On May 25, 2017 at 4:30 PM Henderson County Water District has lifted the boil advisory for the customers effected: in the Hebbardsville area on Hwy 351 between the addresses of 14683 to 16409, 4700 Alves Ferry Rd, 4400 Briscoe Benton Rd, 7301 Mason Landing […]

Hays Boat Ramp closed until repairs can be made

Hays Boat Ramp closed until repairs can be made

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 24th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – With the Memorial Day weekend just ahead and the start of boating season here, please be aware that Hays Boat Ramp located in the City of Henderson’s Hays Park (near Park Field) is closed until repairs can be made to the boat […]

HPD Arrest – Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree

HPD Arrest – Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 24th, 2017

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Earlier this morning, Henderson City Police officers were dispatched to a possible shoplifting at the Circle K located at 3113 US Highway 41 North. Police say they determined 33-year old Brandi Phillips of Evansville had allegedly made several transactions using checks that did not belong […]

Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workers

Judges tell lawmakers to hire more social workers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 24th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group of family court judges and adoption attorneys says the best way for Kentucky to improve its struggling child welfare system is to hire more social workers. Two judges and two attorneys told lawmakers Tuesday the lack of enough social […]

City Budget for FY2018 approved in first reading

City Budget for FY2018 approved in first reading

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 24th, 2017

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Bullet items from regular Board of Commissioners meeting HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners passed the first readings of FY 2018 budget ordinances for both the City and the Henderson Water at the regular Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. The […]

Bookmobile expanding summer schedule to include some local parks

Bookmobile expanding summer schedule to include some local parks

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

May 24th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The Bookmobile service of the Henderson County Public Library is altering its schedule this summer to include some stops that it doesn’t normally make when school is in session, including some City of Henderson parks. The summer schedule will begin on Monday, […]