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State Senator Dorsey Ridley files for re-election to 4th district senatorial seat  

State Senator Dorsey Ridley files for re-election to 4th district senatorial seat  

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT – Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, filed for re-election to his 4th district Senate seat today in Frankfort. Senator Ridley, citing a strong record that includes education, economic development and progress in highway infrastructure, represents the 4th Senatorial District that includes Caldwell, […]

Weekly Test of City’s Warning Alarm Sirens Altered

Weekly Test of City’s Warning Alarm Sirens Altered

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 17th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The weekly emergency/weather warning siren test was conducted at its usual time at Noon today. However, you may have noticed the sirens sounded longer than usual. In fact the duration has been increased in length from 30 to 60 seconds according to […]

Evansville-area methamphetamine drug trafficking organization dismantled – US Attroney’s Ofiice

Evansville-area methamphetamine drug trafficking organization dismantled – US Attroney’s Ofiice

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 16th, 2017

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Evansville – United States Attorney Josh Minkler today announced federal criminal charges against 14 individuals for their role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking ring. “Drug dealing fuels much of the violence that plagues many of our communities,” said Minkler. “My goal is to make Evansville […]

Hfd to do public performance of ‘star wars-themed’ fire prevention program

Hfd to do public performance of ‘star wars-themed’ fire prevention program

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 14th, 2017

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  HENDERSON, KY, November 13, 2017– A couple of weeks ago, the City of Henderson’s Public Information Office was contacted by local citizen with a question atypical of most: “Why is Darth Vader hijacking a fire truck on Main Street?” The answer was easy: It […]

State Budget Director Calls for Cavanaugh Macdonald to Redo KTRS Pension Bill Analysis

State Budget Director Calls for Cavanaugh Macdonald to Redo KTRS Pension Bill Analysis

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 14th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2017) – State Budget Director John Chilton will call upon Cavanaugh Macdonald to redo its analysis of the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) pension bill utilizing a more appropriate set of assumptions for comparative purposes.   Cavanaugh Macdonald’s initial analysis of the current pension proposal […]

Traffic ADVISORY – New Traffic Signal along KY 812/Airline Rd at Garden Mile RdIntersection in HENDERSON County to Activate

Traffic ADVISORY – New Traffic Signal along KY 812/Airline Rd at Garden Mile RdIntersection in HENDERSON County to Activate

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 14th, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has completed construction on a new traffic signal along KY 812/Airline Road at the Garden Mile Road/Sam Ball Way intersection in Henderson County at the east edge of Henderson.   The KYTC District 2 Traffic Group plans to […]

Thanksgiving holiday alters trash collection schedules  

Thanksgiving holiday alters trash collection schedules  

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 14th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY, November 13, 2017– The Thanksgiving holiday will alter work schedules for trash collection, Parks Department offices, Henderson Municipal Center and the recycling center. There will be no trash collection on Thursday or Friday, Nov. 23 and Nov. 24. Here is the trash collection […]

Southbound Twin Bridge to be closed for paving -Daytime Traffic Pattern Changing on Fix for 41 Project -INDOT

Southbound Twin Bridge to be closed for paving -Daytime Traffic Pattern Changing on Fix for 41 Project -INDOT

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2017

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VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a change in the traffic pattern on the Fix for 41 bridge rehab project. Beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 14, contractors will begin paving on the southbound Ohio River Crossing between Evansville and Henderson, Kentucky. During […]

Foul Play Suspected in Death of Evansville Man Found Off US 41 Near Ellis Park – HCSO/Coroner

Foul Play Suspected in Death of Evansville Man Found Off US 41 Near Ellis Park – HCSO/Coroner

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2017

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Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer says more tests are being run today in Madisonville on the body of an Evansville man found face down in an grassy area Saturday morning on an access road near Ellis Park. An autopsy was performed Sunday at the state […]

101st Airborne soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

101st Airborne soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2017

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A soldier with the 101st Airborne Division has died in Iraq from what the Department of Defense says were injuries sustained during a non-combat-related incident. The Department of Defense said in a news release Sunday that 35-year-old Chief Warrant Officer […]