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Kentucky city endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

Kentucky city endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 18th, 2017

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Government leaders in Kentucky’s second-largest city have taken a decisive stand in favor of moving two Confederate statues from prominent places outside a former courthouse. The proposal to relocate statues honoring Confederate officers John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge won […]

Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Public Health Officials Issue Advice for Safe Viewing of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 16th, 2017

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Follow precautions to avoid permanent eye damage including blindness FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 16, 2017) -– The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is warning the public not to directly look at the upcoming solar eclipse on […]

Kentucky governor against removing Confederate symbols

Kentucky governor against removing Confederate symbols

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 15th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he “absolutely” disagrees with removing Confederate symbols and monuments from government property, calling it the “sanitization of history.” Bevin told WVHU radio host Tom Roten that removing such symbols would be “dangerous” because it would encourage […]

101ST AIRBORNE-ANNIVERSARY

101ST AIRBORNE-ANNIVERSARY

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 15th, 2017

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Events will celebrate 101st Airborne 75th anniversary FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is celebrating its 75th anniversary with events at Fort Campbell this week. The celebration on Wednesday starts with a 4-mile run led by 101st Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Andrew […]

Traffic ADVISORY – traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 14th, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift along the US 41 work zone in SEBREE on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Travel lanes along a section of US 41/College Street have been narrowed and shifted in Sebree to allow reconstruction of pavement, […]

Traffic ADVISORY -KYTC & INDOT Ohio River Bridge Walk-Through Inspections Scheduled for NEXT WEEK

Traffic ADVISORY -KYTC & INDOT Ohio River Bridge Walk-Through Inspections Scheduled for NEXT WEEK

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 14th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are planning annual walk-through inspections on jointly-owned Ohio River bridges starting Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Motorists should be prepared to encounter work zone lane restrictions at the following locations: Tuesday, August 22nd US 41 […]

CHFS Invites State Fair Visitors to Donate New Duffle Bags, Backpacks

CHFS Invites State Fair Visitors to Donate New Duffle Bags, Backpacks

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 14th, 2017

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Bags will go to children coming into foster care FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2017) – Visitors to the 2017 Kentucky State Fair can help children in foster care by donating a new duffle bag or backpack at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services […]

Aug. 11 (8/11) is ‘National Call Before Your Dig Day’

Aug. 11 (8/11) is ‘National Call Before Your Dig Day’

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 11th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Call before you dig. That’s the message to remember not only on Friday, Aug. 11 (8/11), National 811 Day, but also on every other day of the year. National 811 Day is set aside to remind us to always dial 811 before […]

City Commission supports separating CERS from KRS

City Commission supports separating CERS from KRS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 9th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners passed a resolution supporting the separation of the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) at its regular meeting on Tuesday. The separation is supported by the Kentucky League of Cities […]

Activities Planned Across the State for The Great American Eclipse

Activities Planned Across the State for The Great American Eclipse

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 9th, 2017

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From ballgames to concerts, communities are gearing up for this once-in-a-lifetime event FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2017) – With a little less than two weeks left, much of Western Kentucky is gearing up to become the epicenter of the 2017 total solar eclipse. Hopkinsville, in […]