Education

Gov. Bevin Congratulates Students Who Attended Governor’s Scholars Program

Gov. Bevin Congratulates Students Who Attended Governor’s Scholars Program

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 9th, 2017

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1,078 high school juniors participated in five-week program FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 9, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin today congratulated the 1,078 outstanding Kentucky high school rising seniors, representing 118 counties of Kentucky, who received their certificates for completing this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program. “The Governor’s […]

HCPL Author Visit: Steve McFarland

HCPL Author Visit: Steve McFarland

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 9th, 2017

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Henderson, Ky. – The Henderson County Public Library will host local author Steven C. McFarland’s signing of his first book, A Glory Denied, on Tuesday, August 15, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Steven’s book describes the true story of the 1967 Owensboro High School football team, […]

Water Pressure Issues on South Main Street

Water Pressure Issues on South Main Street

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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In the last week, Henderson has experienced several water main breaks along South Main Street. Boil water advisories could be issued at times while we repair the water main breaks. The cause of the breaks is an increase in water pressure to compensate for maintenance […]

Four Troopers From Henderson Post Recognized by Justice Secretary Tilley  At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Four Troopers From Henderson Post Recognized by Justice Secretary Tilley At Kentucky State Police Awards Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2017) – Justice Secretary John Tilley joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders in recognizing 79 KSP troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers for bravery, life-saving acts, and dedication to duty, at a ceremony held July 21. “The past few years […]

MCCONNELL-HEALTH OVERHAUL

MCCONNELL-HEALTH OVERHAUL

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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McConnell says he would consider continuing insurer payments FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’d consider a bipartisan effort to continue payments to insurers to avert a costly […]

FANCY FARM-GOVERNOR’S RACE

FANCY FARM-GOVERNOR’S RACE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 7th, 2017

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Beshear, Adkins use Fancy Farm as test for 2019 FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Two prominent Kentucky Democrats’ appearance at Fancy Farm has increased speculation about the 2019 governor’s race. Attorney General Andy Beshear and House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins were prominent speakers at the […]

Ky. State Police Needs Votes

Ky. State Police Needs Votes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 4th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 4, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018. In anticipation of this milestone, the agency is seeking the support from Kentucky citizens for a special project to recognize its long service to the Commonwealth. KSP […]

COAL DEATHS INCREASE

COAL DEATHS INCREASE

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 3rd, 2017

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Union, feds at odds on countering surge in coal mine deaths LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Deaths in U.S. coal mines this year have surged ahead of last year’s, and federal safety officials say workers who are new to a mine have been especially vulnerable to […]

Capital Plaza Tower Office Furnishings Up for Sale

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 2nd, 2017

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Spot bid sale for all kinds of items on Aug. 9 FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 2, 2017) – Anyone or any organization in need of desks, filing cabinets, chairs or other office furnishings, won’t want to miss the Division of Surplus Properties’ huge spot-bid sale on […]

Retired fighter pilot running for Congress in Kentucky

Retired fighter pilot running for Congress in Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 1st, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A retired fighter pilot says she will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in Kentucky’s 6th District. Amy McGrath announced her candidacy on Tuesday with an online video touting her military career. She’s one of several of military veterans across the […]