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Low pathogenic avian influenza detected in western Kentucky

Low pathogenic avian influenza detected in western Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 20th, 2017

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Christian County flock depopulated; surveillance continues FRANKFORT (March 20, 2017) — Federal and state authorities say a case of low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in western Kentucky. Kentucky State Veterinarian Robert C. Stout said the National Veterinary Services […]

Evansville mayor works on plan for baseball stadium repairs

Evansville mayor works on plan for baseball stadium repairs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 20th, 2017

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville’s mayor says he’s working on a plan to pay for needed repairs to the city’s 102-year-old baseball stadium. The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. owns Bosse Field and has sought state permission for a property tax increase raising about $300,000 a […]

VCSO – Be Aware of Common Tax Scams this Tax Season

VCSO – Be Aware of Common Tax Scams this Tax Season

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 20th, 2017

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March 20, 2017 Tax season provides the ideal opportunity for scam artists to prey on unsuspecting tax payers. These scams come in many forms, the most frequent of which are described below.The most commonly reported tax scam in the Vanderburgh County area involves potential victims […]

Traffic ADVISORY – SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Traffic ADVISORY – SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 20th, 2017

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a SOUTHBOUND daytime lane restriction on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville on Monday, March 20, 2017, with the work zone moving to the NORTHBOUND bridge starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017. SOUTHBOUND traffic on […]

KSP Makes Drug Arrest

KSP Makes Drug Arrest

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 17th, 2017

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HENDERSON, KY. Kentucky State Police, Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations – West (DE/SI West), Kentucky State Police Drug Task Force, Henderson Police Department and the Evansville DEA arrested Jared Crawford of Henderson, Kentucky on March 16, 2017 for Trafficking Controlled Substance, 1st Degree and Trafficking in Marijuana […]

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW COLUMN By Sen. Dorsey Ridley

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW COLUMN By Sen. Dorsey Ridley

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 17th, 2017

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FRANKFORT — In this weekly column I try to emphasis positive legislation that I believe will move our state forward. Unfortunately, in the final days of the 2017 Legislative Session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed some very far-reaching legislation that I believe is wrong for […]

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to “Glow Orange” for work zone safety awareness

Transportation Cabinet asks organizations to “Glow Orange” for work zone safety awareness

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 17th, 2017

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National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7 FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 16, 2017) – While many Kentuckians associate the color orange with rival college athletics programs, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) today announced “Glow Orange, Kentucky” week, an initiative inspired by a national campaign to […]

Beshear Announces Additional Churches, Communities Partnering to Protect Seniors from Scams

Beshear Announces Additional Churches, Communities Partnering to Protect Seniors from Scams

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 16th, 2017

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Congregations in Bowling Green, Frankfort, Henderson, Louisville join 2017 Interfaith Travel Series Scam Alerts FRANKFORT, KY. (March 16, 2017) – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced six additional members of the faith-based community are partnering with his office to protect local congregations and the communities […]

BASKETBALL FANS FROM AROUND KENTUCKY ARE INDY-BOUND

BASKETBALL FANS FROM AROUND KENTUCKY ARE INDY-BOUND

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 16th, 2017

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Tolling is in place on two I-65 bridges and new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 16, 2017) – Basketball fans from across Kentucky are making the drive to Indianapolis for opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament to see their teams in […]

Several Henderson County Schools Grant Recipients

Several Henderson County Schools Grant Recipients

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 16th, 2017

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Several Henderson County Schools have recently received grants from local organizations and state and federal programs to help with services and programs. Bend Gate Elementary School and Jefferson Elementary School each received $2,000 from International Paper to purchase library books for their kindergarten through second […]