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GOP lawmaker: Bevin’s executive order concerning

GOP lawmaker: Bevin’s executive order concerning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 13th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A powerful Republican lawmaker says a significant number in the GOP-controlled state legislature believe Gov. Matt Bevin’s use of executive orders threatens their independence. Republican state Rep. John Carney is chairman of the House Education Committee. He said Bevin’s recent executive […]

UPDT-Gov. Bevin to Ceremonially Sign HB 184 Wednesday in Henderson

UPDT-Gov. Bevin to Ceremonially Sign HB 184 Wednesday in Henderson

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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Measure brings truck weight limits in line with competing states FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Gov. Matt Bevin will join state and local officials in Henderson on Wednesday to ceremonially sign the recently enacted House Bill 184. This measure increases roadway weight limits for […]

Feds say former Kentucky officer made arrest to retaliate

Feds say former Kentucky officer made arrest to retaliate

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (AP) — A former police officer in western Kentucky has been charged in federal court with willfully violating the civil rights of a person and filing a false report. A release from the U.S. Department of Justice says former police officer William Dukes […]

KSP Warns Warmer Weather Poses Danger For Children

KSP Warns Warmer Weather Poses Danger For Children

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 12, 2017) – Temperatures are on the rise this week and KSP is warning parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children […]

Rail Work Scheduled for Early July

Rail Work Scheduled for Early July

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 9th, 2017

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CSX Railroad has a tie replacement project starting July 3rd here in the City of Henderson. The tentative schedule is as follows: July 5-7th- Close Clay St. and SR 136 (Madison St) July 10-12th- Close Schuette Lane, Private, and Antoston Rd. July 12-14th- Close Cherry […]

ROBBERY ARREST

ROBBERY ARREST

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH A STRONG ARM ROBBERY WHICH OCCURED IN LATE MAY. HPD PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER JENNIFER RICHMOND TELLS WSON NEWS THAT THE INVESTIGATION LED DETECTIVES TO 18-YEAR OLD STACY WILLIAMS OF TRAIL DRIVE IN HENDERSON WHO WAS QUESTIONED […]

Fishing Fun, Casting Demo Highlight Weekend Recreation Activities at Audubon State Park

Fishing Fun, Casting Demo Highlight Weekend Recreation Activities at Audubon State Park

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 8th, 2017

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HENDERSON, Ky. — The recreation staff at John James Audubon State Park has scheduled a number of free activities for the weekend of June 8-10, including Fishing Fun and free fly rod casting and fly tying demonstration on Saturday. The Saturday program takes place from […]

Summer Swim Lessons Offered at Atkinson Pool

Summer Swim Lessons Offered at Atkinson Pool

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 8th, 2017

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Two sessions in three skill levels to be taught HENDERSON, KY, June 8, 2017– Atkinson Park Pool will host swim lessons for age 6 and older starting June 19. Two sessions will be offered in three different skills levels. The cost is $30 per session. […]

Two Unrelated Overnight Burglaries Result in Arrests

Two Unrelated Overnight Burglaries Result in Arrests

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2017

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The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests last night after responding to a pair of unrelated burglaries that occurred just over ninety minutes apart.On Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at 10:44 PM the Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7900 block of Kenton Station Road (near […]

Arrest – Warrants for Burglary 2nd and Theft Under $500

Arrest – Warrants for Burglary 2nd and Theft Under $500

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 7th, 2017

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Henderson City Police have made an arrest in connection with a burglary investigation dating back to last April. HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond says police took a report concerning stolen electronics from 2650 Sunset Lane. Witnesses reported seeing 23-year old Brooke Tapp allegedly driving […]