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Twin Brothers and Two Others Sworn In as Henderson’s Newest Police Officers

Twin Brothers and Two Others Sworn In as Henderson’s Newest Police Officers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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Earlier this month Collin Shelton, Cameron Shelton, Wade Denton, and Christian Wilhite graduated as part of Class 479 from the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky. HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond says all four men were sworn in by Mayor Steve Austin […]

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW – Commentary By State Senator Dorsey Ridley

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — As our time in Frankfort grows shorter, our work escalates. We passed the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session earlier this week, but there is still much to be done and important bills are still making their way through the legislative process. […]

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party’s response to President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. That’s the word on Friday from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy […]

Dipping up some Workplace Camaraderie

Dipping up some Workplace Camaraderie

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2017

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Competition gets a little heated for City’s Team Soup Day HENDERSON, KY, February 22, 2017– It hasn’t exactly been soup weather for the past several days, despite the fact that it’s still officially winter. But tradition is tradition. This week it was time for the […]

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

Kenergy Communications Manager Steps Down

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 23rd, 2017

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Kenergy announces the resignation of its Communications and Public Relations Manager Renee Beasley Jones. Beasley Jones has served in that role since August 2009. Her last day was Wednesday, February 22. “We accept Renee’s resignation with regret but wish her well in her future endeavors”, […]

Traffic ADVISORY – Speed Limit to Go UP on US 60/Wendell Ford Expressway Around Owensboro on Thursday, FEB 23

Traffic ADVISORY – Speed Limit to Go UP on US 60/Wendell Ford Expressway Around Owensboro on Thursday, FEB 23

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2017

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A sign crew plans to change out signs raising the speed limit along US 60/The Wendell Ford Expressway around Owensboro from 55 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The sign crew plans to start work around 9:00 a.m.,CST. […]

House Passes Rep. Tim Couch’s Resolution Calling on EPA to Assist with Compliance

House Passes Rep. Tim Couch’s Resolution Calling on EPA to Assist with Compliance

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 22, 2017) – Today, the House passed Representative Tim Couch’s, R-Hyden, House Resolution 9, which calls on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide regulated entities with advice and compliance assistance for the many laws and regulations it administers, and allow the […]

The Latest: Mitch McConnell fields protesters’ questions

The Latest: Mitch McConnell fields protesters’ questions

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2017

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fielded a series of heated questions during his first speech in a tour of Kentucky during the congressional recess. McConnell did not answer questions about the deadly raid in Yemen or coal jobs continuing to disappear, […]

‘It saved my life’: Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

‘It saved my life’: Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 22nd, 2017

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CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Drug addicts caught up in the nation’s opioid-abuse crisis are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration makes good on its promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. By one estimate, repeal could end coverage for 1.8 million people […]

Traffic ADVISORY – brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 21st, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a brief northbound lane restriction at the north end of the US 41 Henderson Strip on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. This daytime lane restriction will run from US 41 milepoint 17.5 to milepoint 18.5. This is along the north end […]