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Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police

Henderson County Man Arrested for Fleeing Police

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 2nd, 2018

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Crawford was Driving on a DUI Suspended License WAVERLY, Ky. (March 31, 2018)—Around 7p.m., a Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling US 60 near Waverly observed a vehicle with occupants who were not wearing their seatbelts. When the trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, the operator […]

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Henderson Man for Drugs

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Henderson Man for Drugs

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 2nd, 2018

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Bellew was Stopped For Improper Vehicle Registration Plate HENDERSON, Ky. (March 30, 2018)—At 10:45p.m., a Kentucky State Police trooper patrolling U.S. 41 North made a traffic stop on a vehicle that did not have the correct license plate displayed. Upon further investigation, the trooper determined […]

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

State releases county unemployment data for February 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 30th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 29, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2017 and February 2018 and rose in one (Metcalfe County), according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development […]

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

Traffic Alert – Deer Back On The Move On US 41 North Near Twin Bridges

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 29th, 2018

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Floodwaters are back and that’s likely to mean deer herds along US 41 near Audubon State Park at Henderson. Rising Ohio River floodwaters are approaching a level where they will again push deer across US 41 at the north edge of Henderson starting perhaps as […]

Pension Cost –a local community report by Mayor Steve Austin

Pension Cost –a local community report by Mayor Steve Austin

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2018

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Henderson, along with all other Kentucky Cities, is in a true financial dilemma as a result of actions completely out of our control. In trying to work through the State of Kentucky’s pension issues, Cities have been virtually left out in the cold and will […]

More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2018

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Due to the recent flooding event in the Spottsville / Reed areas of Henderson County and the forecast for more rain this weekend and into next week as well, has raised the potential for additional flooding in our area. The Henderson County Judge Executive, Brad […]

Commission approves agreement creating City-County tourism board

Commission approves agreement creating City-County tourism board

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners approved a cooperative agreement with Henderson County government establishing a Henderson Tourist Commission at its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 27. The agreement comes at the request of the Tourist Commission board and was studied […]

City Parks cancels community egg hunt because of weather forecast

City Parks cancels community egg hunt because of weather forecast

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. — Because of forecast for rain starting on Friday and unpleasant temperature levels, the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department has reluctantly canceled its annual Community Egg Hunt. The hunt was to have taken place this Saturday morning, March 24, at Community […]

City Manager Russell Sights wins DHP ‘Heart of Henderson’ Award

City Manager Russell Sights wins DHP ‘Heart of Henderson’ Award

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson’s City Manager Russell Sights was named the recipient of the Downtown Henderson Partnership’s most prestigious award, the Heart of Henderson Award, at the organization’s 24th-annual Awards Breakfast on Thursday morning, March 22, at Rookies Banquet Room. The award […]

Boil Water Order Issued for Some Henderson County Water District Customers Outside of Corydon

Boil Water Order Issued for Some Henderson County Water District Customers Outside of Corydon

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 22nd, 2018

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To our customers receiving water off portions of Highway 266, a portion of Trigg-Turner and Broadway Street outside of Corydon: Henderson County Water District is issuing a boil advisory for all the customers on Broadway Street, all customers on Highway 266 between the cross roads […]