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Kentucky Department of Revenue Friday Facts & Figures

Kentucky Department of Revenue Friday Facts & Figures

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 24th, 2017

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Income Tax Return Processing Update FRANKFORT, KY (March 24, 2017) – Now that we are officially into spring, here is a look at the Kentucky Department of Revenue’s (DOR) income tax season progress. Since the first day of tax season, DOR employees have been busy […]

Second Solar Eclipse Community Forum Scheduled to Update Hopkinsville Residents

Second Solar Eclipse Community Forum Scheduled to Update Hopkinsville Residents

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 24th, 2017

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Guest scientists from UC Berkeley will speak on magnitude of solar eclipse Hopkinsville, KY – The City of Hopkinsville announced that it will hold its second Solar Eclipse Community Forum on Tuesday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the Hopkinsville Community College Auditorium located at, […]

New federal law to affect the 2018 boating season

New federal law to affect the 2018 boating season

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 23rd, 2017

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Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) must be verified before hitting the open waters FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 23, 2017) — The Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation is alerting boaters of a recent change in federal law regarding the registration and renewal process for vessels. Beginning January 2018, […]

Kentucky’s February 2017 unemployment rate decreases to 4.9 percent

Kentucky’s February 2017 unemployment rate decreases to 4.9 percent

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 23rd, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 23, 2017) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for February 2017 was down 0.1 percent from the January 2017 rate of 5.0 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Major highway safety legislation signed into law

Major highway safety legislation signed into law

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 23rd, 2017

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FRANKFORT – A highway safety issue brought forth by Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, to standardize the color of vehicle headlights and rear lights was signed into law yesterday. Ridley was able to get his idea to restrict modifications of vehicles with certain replacement headlights and […]

HPD Major Completes Executive Development Course

HPD Major Completes Executive Development Course

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2017

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On 3/17/2017, Major Brisco Edwards graduated from the Criminal Justice Executive Development Course (CJED) sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training. Major Edwards has attended five weeks of training (205 hours) in Richmond, Kentucky. The purpose of the course is to provide the […]

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus Planned for Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus Planned for Thursday, March 23, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 21st, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime work zone lane restriction along US 60 near the Henderson Community College Campus on Thursday, March 23, 2017. This is part of a project to widen US 60 to 4 lanes with a center turn […]

Quarles participates in national ag summit on Farm Bill

Quarles participates in national ag summit on Farm Bill

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 21st, 2017

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Kentucky ag commissioner part of panel discussion on bringing the next generation back to the farm WASHINGTON (March 20, 2017) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said today that industry and government leaders must do more to attract young people to careers in agriculture. “We must […]

Henderson’s Newest Police Officer Sworn In

Henderson’s Newest Police Officer Sworn In

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 21st, 2017

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A swearing in ceremony was held Monday afternoon for Henderson’s newest police recruit. Mayor Steve Austin officially swore in 24-year old Ellie Steiner as an officer with the Henderson Police Department. Steiner is a 2010 graduate of Webster County High School and obtained a degree […]

Traffic ADVISORY – NO Northbound Lane Restriction TODAY

Traffic ADVISORY – NO Northbound Lane Restriction TODAY

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 21st, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has cancelled plans for a NORTHBOUND work zone lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville for Tuesday. The contractor will be unable to work on Tuesday, so no work zone on Tuesday. The […]