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CITY PITCHES IN TO SUPPORT BREAKFAST LIONS’ TRI-FEST

CITY PITCHES IN TO SUPPORT BREAKFAST LIONS’ TRI-FEST

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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Site prep, sanitation services, safety and security among things provided HENDERSON, KY, April 19, 2017 – It takes a village – including City government – to pull together the first big outdoor festival of the year in downtown Henderson. “It’s a true team effort with […]

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 19th, 2017

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s biggest public utility says the agency isn’t going to reopen coal-fired power plants under President Donald Trump. In an interview Tuesday, Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson said he thinks very little will change for the […]

Governor Signs Legislation to Help Kentuckians Combat Cancer 

Governor Signs Legislation to Help Kentuckians Combat Cancer 

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 17, 2017) – The Governor recently signed into law a measure to improve patient knowledge and increase early detection, specifically on the results of a mammogram. House Bill 78, championed by Rep. Jim DuPlessis, R-Elizabethtown, will require the provider of the mammography […]

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Derby season is prime time for Kentucky Proud

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 17th, 2017

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By Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture FRANKFORT (April 17, 2017) — The Kentucky Derby elevates the Commonwealth to a global stage. The Derby – as well as the Kentucky Oaks and the run-up to Thoroughbred racing’s biggest weekend – also gives Kentucky Proud foods […]

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime closures along a section of KY 1508 in UNION County starting TODAY.

Traffic ADVISORY – daytime closures along a section of KY 1508 in UNION County starting TODAY.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 12th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime closures along a section of KY 1508 in UNION County starting TODAY. KY 1508 will be closed during daylight hours between Lawyer Loop at mile point 3.9 extending to Berry Stevens Road at mile point 6.092 to allow removal […]

KET and John James Audubon State Park host preview of new Audubon documentary

KET and John James Audubon State Park host preview of new Audubon documentary

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 12th, 2017

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KET, John James Audubon State Park in Henderson, Ky., and Kentucky State Parks invite guests to a free screening of Audubon, a new one-hour documentary spotlighting iconic 19th- century painter and naturalist John James Audubon. Two separate screenings will be held Sunday, April 23 at […]

Methodist Hospital to focus on core services

Methodist Hospital to focus on core services

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 11th, 2017

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Methodist Hospital announced today that it is initiating an organizational restructuring to focus more effectively on its core services. Employees were told in department meetings the restructuring will result in a reduction of approximately 61 management and staff positions. The Hospital said it also will […]

April flowers bring May monarchs

April flowers bring May monarchs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 11th, 2017

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April flowers bring May monarchs Transportation Cabinet beautifies Kentucky roadsides with wildflowers and waystations FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 11, 2017) – With highway construction season kicking off in April, orange barrels and freshly laid blacktop have become a common site throughout the state, but the Kentucky […]

The hunt for great food gets easier with Buy Local

The hunt for great food gets easier with Buy Local

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 11th, 2017

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New KDA program rewards businesses for offering more Kentucky farm-sourced menu items FRANKFORT (April 11, 2017) — Kentucky Proud has unveiled Buy Local, a new program intended to encourage restaurants and other food service businesses to purchase locally produced food products, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles […]

Traffic ALERT- SOUTHBOUND traffic to be restricted to one lane on the US 41 Twin Bridges on Thursday morning, April 13th.

Traffic ALERT- SOUTHBOUND traffic to be restricted to one lane on the US 41 Twin Bridges on Thursday morning, April 13th.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 11th, 2017

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict SOUTHBOUND traffic to one lane on the US 41 Twin Bridges on Thursday morning, April 13, 2017. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane starting at 8 a.m., CDT, Thursday, to allow pothole patching and removal of […]