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OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

OFFICIALS AT TWO WESTERN KENTUCKY MINES CHARGED WITH CHEATING ON SAFETY AND LYING TO REGULATORS ABOUT BLACK LUNG-CAUSING RISKS TO MINERS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Those charged include Mine Superintendent and Multiple Safety Officials. OWENSBORO, Ky. – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced that 8 former supervisory and safety officials at Armstrong Coal, formerly of Madisonville, KY, were charged by a Federal Grand Jury today with Conspiracy to Defraud […]

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Henderson Community College President Tabbed to be the Next KCTCS Chancellor

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Versailles, Ky. – Dr. Kristin Williams has been named chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) effective August 16. She is no stranger to the system. Williams currently is president of Henderson Community College, has served as interim president of Hazard Community […]

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Commission deals with routine items for regular meeting

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson Board of Commissioners had a routine agenda when it met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 10. One of the items approved was a resolution authorizing a natural gas supply prepay contract with the Public Energy Authority […]

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

HPD Honors Employee of the Month

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 11th, 2018

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Congratulations to Officer Chasity Williams who has been named Employee of the Month for July 2018. According to HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond, Officer Williams was recently dispatched to a male who was unresponsive in a vehicle at 1773 South Green Street. She determined […]

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Henderson County Native Completes Internship with Congressman Comer

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

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WASHINGTON – JT Payne, a Henderson, Kentucky native, recently completed an internship in Congressman Comer’s (KY-01) Washington, D.C. office. He worked alongside Congressman Comer and his staff this summer as an Agriculture Fellow from Murray State University. “I greatly appreciate Congressman Comer for providing me […]

Free Drivers Ed Being Offered to Kentucky Teens – KSP

Free Drivers Ed Being Offered to Kentucky Teens – KSP

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 10th, 2018

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Often times KSP Post-16 Public Information Officer Trooper Cory King says he’s asked by parents about driving classes for their teen. King says there hasn’t been a lot of talk about safe driving classes but he’s excited to announce that KY Safe Driver now offers […]

Arrest – Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree & Alcohol Intoxication – HPD

Arrest – Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree & Alcohol Intoxication – HPD

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 5th, 2018

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Henderson Police have charged a man who was allegedly pulling a gun and pointing it at people on US Highway 41-A earlier this week. HPD Public Information Officer Jennifer Richmond says upon arrival this past Sunday, 23-year old Alec Atkinson was found standing in front […]

Franklin County Circuit Court strikes down public pension bill

Franklin County Circuit Court strikes down public pension bill

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 22nd, 2018

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FRANKFORT — State Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson, says yesterday’s ruling by the Franklin County Circuit Court striking down Senate Bill 151, the public pension bill, was the right decision. The bill was found to be “unconstitutional and void.” Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd […]

Senator Ridley says Supreme Court’s decision is good for Kentucky

Senator Ridley says Supreme Court’s decision is good for Kentucky

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 22nd, 2018

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Court Ruled that states may require online retailers to collect taxes FRANKFORT – Today is a big day for Senator Dorsey Ridley, D-Henderson. A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will allow states to require online retailers to collect tax revenue owed to them. Senator […]

State releases county unemployment data for May 2018

State releases county unemployment data for May 2018

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 21st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 21, 2018) – Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between May 2017 and May 2018, rose in Owen and Spencer counties and remained the same in Oldham County, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky […]