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Community EGGstravaganza to be held at Fairgrounds

Community EGGstravaganza to be held at Fairgrounds

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 16th, 2018

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The Community EGGstravaganza at the Henderson County Fairgrounds will be held March 24th, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. This is not your typical Easter Egg Hunt; it is a free Summer Reading Program Pre-Show, hosted through the collaboration of Henderson Early Childhood Council, Thelma […]

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

KSP Investigating Structure Fire In Uniontown

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 14th, 2018

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Two Bodies Located Inside UNIONTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2018)–Kentucky State Police detectives are actively investigating a structure fire that killed two people this morning. The fire was reported around 5:30am, which destroyed the residence. The residence is located in the 300 block of Adams Street […]

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 12th, 2018

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Note: stay tuned for more live road reports here on WSON brought to you by Hazelwood Towing & Recovery Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in 10 of the 11 counties of District 1 were out much of the night responding to an intense snow event that […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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The KY Transportation Cabinet Henderson County Crew has been called in to treat reported slick spots on bridges and overpasses along I-69 in Southern Henderson County. One truck is on the road at this time. The crew is loading some additional trucks to be available […]

Henderson County to provide assistance to those cleaning homes after flood

Henderson County to provide assistance to those cleaning homes after flood

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 9th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Beginning Monday, March 12, the Henderson County Road Department will assist Henderson County property owners impacted by recent flooding by accepting home furnishings, flooring, appliances, drywall and other water-damaged debris at two drop-off points in the Reed-Beals area. From 8 a.m. to […]

Swearing In Ceremony

Swearing In Ceremony

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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On 3/02/2018, Sanchez Williams and Dustin Davis graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Kentucky. On Monday, Mayor Austin officially swore in Williams and Davis as a Police Officers with the Henderson Police Department. Sanchez Williams is a 2007 graduate of Newton […]

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate at lowest level since 2000

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 5, 2018) – Kentucky’s annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in 2017 from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and […]

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 5th, 2018

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A section of US 60 between the 20 and 25 mile marker in eastern HENDERSON County now has Water Over Road signs posted at 3 locations. While floodwaters have dropped enough to allow the roadway to reopen to limited traffic, water on the roadway will […]

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2018

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Kentucky DOI Offers Advice for Severe Weather Awareness Week FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2018) – It is Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) encourages residents to review and understand their insurance coverage before severe weather strikes. “It’s best if people […]

FROM HENDERSON EMA – Red Cross Flood Shelter Moves To Community Baptist Church

FROM HENDERSON EMA – Red Cross Flood Shelter Moves To Community Baptist Church

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 2nd, 2018

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The American Red Cross Shelter in Henderson has moved from the Gathering Place 1817 North Elm Street to Henderson Community Baptist Church 1026 Pebble Creek Drive. The Red Cross Shelter is open and ready to assist those in need of lodging, food, and assistance at […]