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Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

Transportation officials encourage residents to gather documents for upcoming license changes and check expiration date ahead of holiday travel

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 19th, 2018

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KYTC launches online document guide and reminds travelers to check credentials FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2018) – With large numbers of travelers expected to take to the skies and roads this holiday season, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) encouraging license holders to check their card’s […]

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

A close call: Just 1 vote decided this Kentucky House race

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 16th, 2018

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By ADAM BEAM FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mary Beverly Goetz is 76, uses a walker and recently had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. Worried her health issues would prevent her from voting for Democrat Jim Glenn in her western Kentucky state House district, she […]

Thanksgiving holiday will alter schedules

Thanksgiving holiday will alter schedules

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 16th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The Thanksgiving holiday will alter work schedules for trash collection, Parks Department offices, Henderson Municipal Center, recycling pickup and the recycling center. There will be no trash collection on Thursday or Friday, Nov. 22 and Nov. 23. Here is the trash collection […]

Henderson County Public Library Closing Thanksgiving Day

Henderson County Public Library Closing Thanksgiving Day

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 15th, 2018

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Henderson, Ky. – The Henderson County Public Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 22. Patrons may use the drop box located to the right of the entrance on Washington Street or the new drop box at the parking lot […]

Estranged Husband Charged in 7 Count Indictment With Murder of Ft. Campbell Solider

Estranged Husband Charged in 7 Count Indictment With Murder of Ft. Campbell Solider

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 14th, 2018

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PADUCAH, Ky. – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman today announced the charging of Victor E. Silvers, by a federal grand jury with seven counts relating to the premeditated murder of Sgt. Brittney N. Silvers, who was killed on base at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Defendant […]

State transportation crews ready to respond to winter weather this snow and ice season

State transportation crews ready to respond to winter weather this snow and ice season

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2018

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KYTC snowfighters are responsible for maintaining more than 28,000 miles of road during winter weather events FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Stocked salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season. Approximately 2,000 Kentucky […]

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Kentucky has Fewer Coal Jobs Than When Trump Took Officce

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 12th, 2018

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Despite promises to reinvigorate the coal industry, Kentucky has fewer coal jobs today than when President Donald Trump took office two years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports coal employment averaged 6,550 in Kentucky in the first quarter of 2017 when Trump […]

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

The Perch planners win award at state parks conference

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 9th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The planning committee for the brand-new downtown “pocket park” called The Perch won an award on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at an awards luncheon that wrapped up the annual Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society conference. City of Henderson Parks & Recreation Department Director […]

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Close congressional race headlines Kentucky elections

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 6th, 2018

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A tight Kentucky congressional race in a district President Donald Trump won by double digits could be an early indicator whether the U.S. House will shift to Democratic control in the midterm elections. Newcomer Amy McGrath’s challenge of Republican incumbent Andy […]

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Natural Gas to Cost Less Than a Year Ago

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 1st, 2018

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Energy efficiency improvements can help reduce bills, PSC says FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 1, 2018) – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat lower prices at the start of the 2018-2019 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky […]